Saturday, June 30

Giving Yourself Credit

The problem with giving one's self credit is that the people who shouldn't give themselves credit are often the first to do so and the rest of the folks who should recognize their own distinction are often the last to want to do so.  Because of this, those of us who are self aware are usually terrible at appreciation ourselves and crippled by the thought of being the jerk who wrongly self-aggrandizes.

Saturday, June 16

Say It Again, Sam

Sometimes parents just say the same things over and over and over and over and over and over and wonder why kids just don't listen, never learn, or wait until the yelling starts.  It's a whole pattern and it's not all their fault.  Break the cycle, after the jump.