These days I have been focusing my time on teaching my son things that he needs to learn at this stage. On days when I am working from home or on leave, I would walk him to school as it is only opposite our home.

One of the important things I started teaching him was crossing the road and the green man cue he should be looking out for. The idea was simple. If it’s a green man, he can cross. And if it’s a red man, he should wait until the green man appears then he can cross. It was meant to be simple, easy and not complicated.

Even as simple as it seems, he proceeds to ask me an interesting question.

He asked that if the green man blinks whether he should still be crossing the road. I am tempted to tell him that in such situation, it …