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Teenagers Refusing to Put Their Dishes in the Sink? THIS is Parenting Done Right.

I would do this if I was a parent!

Kindness Blog

Gone are the days when being grounded or having your pocket-money deducted was deemed a suitable punishment.

Now a father has shared his particular method of discipline and it involves the extremely grave threat of restricting his children’s internet access and cutting off their phone plans.

father threatens teenagers - liam neeson

The reminder, based on Liam Neeson’s famous speech in the Hollywood blockbuster Taken, was taped up in the kitchen as ‘Labuzan’ [the father], who is believed to be from the US, explained:

‘My teenagers refuse to put their dishes in the dishwasher. So I put this above the sink.’

Transcribed for anyone who has trouble reading it from the picture.

‘I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want.

‘If you are looking for a maid to clear up for you, I can tell you I don’t do that.

But what I do have are a very particular set of skills…

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Trip and life with companion

I think you all will appreciate this post!

Japanese Words of Wisdom

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“旅は道連れ、世は情け”

– Japanese old proverb

How to pronounce: Tabi wa michi zure, yo wa nasake

Literal translation: Trip is about a companion, the life is about compassion

Meaning: If you’ve got a companion on the way, the trip would be a great one. Just like that, if you’ve got a good mate, your life would be excellent. In turn, this implies the importance of helping each other even though you don’t know each other.


I like this proverb because I’ve got many experiences in feeling that way through traveling around.
I’ve got so much helped by nice people, and I’m hoping to do the same to others too.

Please note I would be away from tomorrow for trip, so I might not be able to update this blog as often as I’ve been doing.
Can’t wait the trip with…

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Stop and Smell the Flowers

Love the article that is linked at the end of this post.

Enhance The Human Experience

Last night, while reading a book for pleasure 🙂 an important life lesson was dropped in my lap.  This morning, a powerful endorsement of that message popped up on a friends Facebook page.  This one is not going to be easy to fix for me, and it’s going to take some serious time for me to learn how to even begin.

“One of the reasons for anxiety and depression in the high attainers is that they’re not having good relationships.  They’re busy making money and attending to themselves and that means that there’s less room in their lives for love and attention and caring and empathy and the things that truly count.” ~Daniel Pink in the book Drive

The Day I stopped saying “Hurry Up” article by Rachel Macy Stafford, although she writes this to her daughters, it can be true for friends, spouse, coworkers, etc.

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