When a kid asks 'Can I have my iPad now?' for the umpteenth time

A well-known adage is to live your life with "an apple a day".

Just before the school holidays, because of home-based learning (HBL), I lived my life with an apple CIDER a day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2020, with the headline 'When a kid asks 'Can I have my iPad now?' for the umpteenth time'. Print Edition | Subscribe