A question for the parents in attendance:
How many times do you say “no” in a day?
Broadly interpreted, I’d be willing to believe I come close to five hundred or so; more if it’s rainy out.
This weekly remotivational post is part of Stream of Consciousness Saturday. Every weekend, I use Linda G. Hill’s prompt to refocus my efforts and evaluate my process, sometimes with productive results. This week? Maybe not so productive.
2 thoughts on “No?”
Maybe we can all try mixing it up a little and substituting the occasional ‘I’ll get back to you on that’. Then again, would the little tikes really get such subtleties?
When Nancy Reagan unveiled her ‘JUST SAY NO ‘ campaign back in 1986 she left out the part about some days we’d have to repeat the word 500 times.
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My kids see right through all the “we’ll see”s, “maybe”s, and anything like it. Of course they do — didn’t we?