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Ask Dr. Mike: 9 Tips to Raising a Kid with Grit!

2018-11-20T03:52:42+00:00

In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy fighting techniques for his upcoming competition, the master instructs the boy to paint his house and fence, sand his floors, and wax his many old cars. The boy listens to his teacher but eventually grows impatient and expresses strong negative feelings. When the master commands the boy to show him the moves the boy learned to complete the myriad of boring and laborious chores—sand the floor, wax on/wax off, paint the [...]

Ask Dr. Mike: 9 Tips to Raising a Kid with Grit! 2018-11-20T03:52:42+00:00