(overheard while blatantly eavesdropping on my kids) “ I’ve already washed 6 things. You have to do the rest because you’re younger than me.” Really? I have to say, it was all I could do not to start listing off the bajillion things I do every single day that no other family member takes ‘equal’ responsibility for or in. Being the bigger person (and supposed good example), I refrained but not without realizing for the umpteenth time how hard it is to get kids to take part
I should preface this with three things: First, my parents and eldest sister are immigrants to the US. Second, I was born in the US. Third, neither of the previous statements are a predictor of our inclination (or not) to pick up a weapon and shoot other people. Well, I am a parent of three boys, so perhaps I AM a little more likely to pick up a watergun, but that’s really just a treat saved for my children. Recent heartbreaking events once again bring to light the unbelie
A rant, if you will. I believe words are more powerful than weapons. "All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten" by Robert Fulghum All I really need to know about how to live and what to do
and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not
at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the
sandpile at school. These are the things I learned: Share everything.
Don't hit people.
Put things back where you found them.
Clean up your o