How many soccer games did I attend as a child because my older brother loved the sport and played in multiple leagues? Upwards of 3,000, I think.
But, how many times did my mom have to hear me recap a trailer for a movie I saw recently or what each Pokémon evolves into? Conservative estimate: one million “conversations.”
However, some parents find their kids’ obsessions and phases interesting and unexpected. That’s what happened when one parent found out his kid was constantly playing a vineyard simulator.
That tweet inspired me to go on the hunt for other funny obsessions parents are proud to say their kids have found. It’s not “Let It Go” or “Baby Shark,” I promise.
Here are the odd and unexpected interests parents noticed their kids are obsessed with: