Ask an Expert: 2nd Edition

In his first edition, Rowan shared advice on love, professional development, and becoming an adult. He comes back strong answering questions submitted to him by his growing audience. The advice is plan and simple and 100% his.

  1. Of all the things you are learning, what do you think will be the most useful when you are an adult?

Carpooling and how to drink coffee.

He nailed this one.
  1. Is music important, and if so, why?

Yes, because when people hear music people get happy and when people are happy the world is a better place.


  1. If you could give one gift to every single child in the world, what gift would you give?

I would give them stuff, because then everyone could have the stuff they need.

  1. How do I get my boss to give me a raise?

Work really hard – if he doesn’t notice, tell him.  Say, “I work so hard, I think I deserve more money, please.”

  1. Who is the best football team in the world?

Uncle Josh’s football team.

  1. If you were a teacher and the kids in your class would not listen to you, what would you do?

I would put them in a room with a computer that doesn’t work.

  1. If you could travel back in time three years and visit your younger self, what advice would you give yourself?

I would tell myself that turtles eat worms for snacks and that they are omnivores.

  1. Why do women wear perfume?

They want to smell nice to find a boy.

  1. What are three qualities every United States President should have?

Someone who knows and practices the golden rule, someone who takes care of our earth, and someone like my Dad who understands government.

  1. If you could go anywhere, where would you go?

The Mesozoic Era to see a t-rex. (I looked it up, he is correct.  Tyrannosaurus Rex lived during the late Cretaceous period,which took place at the end of the Mesozoic Era. Thanks Dinosaur Train!)

  1. What should people do if they get along better with animals than people?

These people should form a group.

Rowan is having a great time with these questions and he loves hearing your thoughts. Simple answers from a five year old put the world back into perspective. I’m glad he is having such a wonderful time with this project, because I am learning a lot about him and his view of the world.


Ask your kids these questions and spark a conversation that will leave you laughing  (and very proud). Share your kids responses with us in the comments below and don’t forget to leave your questions for our expert.



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