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"Daddy I'm afraid of ghosts!"
"Well, some people think ghosts are electromagnetic phenomenon, so you could use other em waves to beat them, like a photon, do you have a device that shoots photons?"
"I can't find my flashlight, can I use my crane?!"
"Yeah, your crane has a magnet in it, so it disrupts emfs, which is Electromagnetic Fields, and magnets change those!"

Am I a bad dad or a wizard dad?
When 13 was young & was afraid of vampires, I cut off the end of a broom handle so she would have a stake to protect herself with, & I told her they can't come in as long as you don't invite them inside.

So I guess what I'm saying is, fuck if I know. 😂
@Allen Stenhaus

This is 100% correct - I respect the dad hustle!
I mean if they already understand photons and electromagnetism, you're doing something right.
@Jonathan Lamothe He's 3, gotta make sure he's learning *something*

He has a book that blinks LEDs via a light sensor, and we've done some mirror experiments and stuff to explain that light must be real