Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Do As I Say, Not As I Do
My kids, though, were too busy teasing me for getting a cavity and riding me for being "greedy" about eating sweets. As with my frequent reminders to brush and floss, they like to tease me about the big portions of desserts I help myself to. Guilty as charged, I protested, but let's get back to what I'm trying to teach you about oral hygiene. Alas, their mocking continued, and I had to accept that perhaps the more immediately accurate lesson was that I hadn't set a good example in my own habits.
As any parent will tell you, "Do as I say, not as I do." And so it is with teeth.