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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.

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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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Realistic Expectations

So it’s only human to compare ourselves to others.  Except now the others we compare ourselves to are the super exceptional people we see on TV, online, etc.  Here’s to being realistic…