The Honourable Dad Presiding

Some day I might have a couple of kids, and odds are they’ll be fighting at some point. I’m gonna incentivize them to solve their quarrels on their own. If one of them comes to me, and says, “Dad my stupid brother/sister did this,” they will have the option of taking them to Dad Court. Dad court is not free. In Dad Court the plaintiff must pay the $0.50 court fee (fee goes up as they get older), and the loser of the case must give up their favourite toy for 3-14 days. 

Kid: “Dad! Jimbo did this!”
Me: “You taking him to judge dad? You got $0.50?” 
Kid: “No, I don’t.” 
Me: “Better solve it on your own without fighting then.”

Dad court.

Fighting, and Heartbreak

Yesterday was an emotional day at school for some of the students. Here are a couple stories from yesterday.  Heartbreak: My first class yesterday was a grade 5 class. I walked in to see one of the girls just sobbing … Continue reading