It's not all learning to share and treating others the way you want to be treated. Sometimes parenting requires a gray stance on morality.
The art of sneaking food into the movies.
Buy soda, candy, and popcorn for a family of four from the concession stand? Easily $70.
Buy the same soda, candy, and popcorn from the gas station half a mile down the road? $15.
Two important lessons can be taken from this: Be frugal with money, and never trust corporations to have consumer interests at heart.
The proper way to Facebook-stalk a crush without them noticing.
There is a right way to Facebook-stalk someone (discreetly) and a wrong way. The wrong way involves liking photos or statuses from months ago, on the pages of people you don't know, or mentioning in real life that you were on their profile page.
This is good practice for knowing how future employers will be looking at your kids on Google and what controversial content they should hide from prying eyes.
And the best angle to take a deceptively attractive selfie to catch said crush.
First impressions count. Whether on Facebook or OKCupid, what a person looks like will create a snap judgment. Best to make sure it's a favorable one.
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It's OK to lie to protect someone's feelings.
Grandma is old and loves you and doesn't need to know that handmade sweater went straight in the Goodwill bin. Also, Santa is totally real.
Little white lies are the grease that keeps society moving, and the better you are at them, the easier work and marriage will be.