Max wasn’t acting like himself. Wasn’t eating diner. Seemed distracted. I went to check on him and he was pacing around the attic.
There’s some sort of cold going around, so I asked if he was OK. He said yeah, but then blurted out, “I’m really mad because I thought I cancelled my World of Warcraft account two months ago, but I didn’t and now I’ve been charged $30!”
Now I’m thinking a few things. First off I’m psyched that he has his own credit card not mine. But I’m also thinking about how great of a learning experience this is… specifically because it IS his own credit card.
I did suggest that Max reach out to tech support and try to get some of the money back. They probably have a record that he hasn’t logged in over those two months and it’s possible they’ll refund some or all of it.
Of course there’s also a chance they won’t. Either way he’ll learn a good life-lesson.
All this because he has his own credit card!
Great life-lessons for an 11-year-old!