We parents have heard it so very many times.
“Everyone else has, gets to," etc.
Yet, there is tough stuff, the challenges, the harder things to do.
Not everyone does those.
In fact, many many people don’t.
Many folks don’t pick up the baby blanket dropped by the baby in the cart ahead of you in the store to return it.
Many folks don’t smile and say a kind word to a lost-looking person on the sidewalk. Who knows what difficulties that person is working through? But folks just look and pass, not greeting, or saying “Hi there. Anything I can help you with today?”
Many folks stay “mad” after an argument, instead of saying, “I don’t want to be mad. I love you.”
Even if no one else does… you can.
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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