Hey there, fellow parents! Are you having trouble deciphering your kids’ latest text messages? Don’t worry, I’m here to help you understand what this newfangled word “flex” means!

Now, “flex” doesn’t mean showing off your yoga moves or doing jumping jacks (although that would be pretty impressive, too). No, no, no! In the latest lingo, “flex” means showing off something you’re proud of. It’s like when your kid got an A on their test and they say, “I’m about to flex on everyone with this grade!” They’re not being braggadocious, they’re just feeling happy and proud about their accomplishment.

So, the next time your kids use the word “flex,” remember that it’s not a bad thing. In fact, it’s a great thing! It means they’re proud of themselves and want to share their achievements with their friends. And as parents, we should always be proud of our kids and their accomplishments, no matter how big or small.

So why not try flexing on your kids by sharing something that you’re proud of, too? It could be a new skill you learned, a promotion you received at work, or even just mastering a new recipe in the kitchen. Let’s all show off our accomplishments together and celebrate each other’s successes!

So keep up with the latest lingo and don’t be afraid to “flex” a little bit, parents. We may not be as hip and cool as our kids, but we can still learn a thing or two from them. So go out there and show off what you’ve got, and let’s have some fun together!


PixelatedDad, the 8-bit gaming guru who's a few pixels short of a full sprite. Despite my age, I'm still young at heart and can often be found playing games that are older than my kids. I've got the reflexes of a sloth and the aim of a blindfolded monkey, but that doesn't stop me from trying to save the pixelated princess. Meet the ultimate multitasker - Pixelated princess saver, Husband, Geek, and proud Dad! When I'm not busy wrangling my two sets of twins (yep #TwinsTwice) or coding away on my computer, taking pictures of the night sky or designing and printing 3d bits of plastic, you can find me snuggling up with my furry sidekick, Doggo McStuffin.

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