A mother said she’d had it with her kids. They whined. They negotiated. They wanted more and more, despite the fact their toy shelves were already burgeoning with un-used toys.
She resented their self-centeredness, so she decided to try a different strategy.
She called her rascals together, looked them squarely in the eye, and said very clearly that for the days leading up to Christmas, they were going to focus on giving instead of receiving.