vonjacintanandi 21.12.2018

Riotmama

Jacinta Nandi ist eine superfeministische, alleinerziehende Engländerin, die über Deutschland und die Deutschen bloggt.

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So, once, in a Facebook parenting group where you swap tips on how to raise kids who are resilient and have a growth mindset and want to learn from their mistakes and don’t give up easily and get discouraged and that, I said that I thought that maybe a four-year-old kid who hadn’t baked a muffin should get to take a muffin home. Even though they hadn’t baked one. I didn’t think they, like, desperately needed to be given a muffin to take home. I just thought if there were some left over, give a kid who wants a muffin a muffin. And I expressed the opinion that a four year old who doesn’t get a muffin for not joining in with baking might not then, at some future point in their life, say oh I really have to help bake muffins now because remember what happened to me last time. I expressed the opinion that, quite possibly, the four year old might forget the reason that they didn’t get a muffin or even the fact that they never got a muffin at all. The Facebook conversation then turned to the fairy-tale „The Little Red Hen“ and I happened to mention that I thought the little red hen (protagonist of said fairy-tale) should have probably made it clear to the other animals in the farmyard that she wanted them to help her out with her various tasks BECAUSE she had a bread baking project thing going on, like she should have told them what her future goals were. And, finally, I said: „I think The Little Red Hen would’ve had more fun sharing the bread anyway. I don’t really think it’s a happy ending for her, she’s all her own, with a huge loaf of bread she’s never going to be able to eat all by herself, and she’s a really bad communicator.“

And then came the response:

YOU ARE EVERYTHING THAT IS WRONG WITH THIS GENERATION

What’s the funniest thing you ever got told you were everything that is wrong with this generation for? Best answer can get a Gästelisteplatz to one of my brilliant Lesebühnes

 

 

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