I’ve read that when an adult isn’t sure of what her (or his) true passion is, it’s helpful to think back to when she was a child, and to recall what her favorite hobbies were. Sometimes our first loves get lost as we grow up and lose our naive delight in certain activities. This comes to mind because recently I experienced a situation that all parents can relate to: crime and punishment.
It wasn’t quite a crime, but my 8-year-old refused to do his homework. It was during that small window of time that we have to get it done–after school and before a karate class–and I stressed that unfinished homework meant no karate. His stubborn attitude got him sent to his bedroom, where he sat without video games, while in a dojo his peers got to practice kicks and combinations.
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