," descending into a discussion about the difficulty and frustration of the Stockholm housing market, and complaining that you have had to move seven times in the course of six months.Week Two: A) Spend the entire next week pondering over who should make the next move. C) Repeat Week One, all along pretending that Night One #1 and Night One #2 never happened.The penalty for disrespect was an automatic check mark and a loss of 4 hours of video/computer/TV time. The important thing is that it is immediate and painful for the child.I am not advocating physical pain – just taking away something that is important to the child.
This will discourage your children if they are not treated fairly.
")**A "fika" is a Swedish word for an ambiguous meeting that may or may not be a date, or better explained as a non-date, or a date that is pretending-not-to-be-a-date.
It is also worth mentioning that one can also have a fika with a friend, colleague, family member, or neighbor. During this "fika" Swedish non-date, things are a little stilted and awkward as both parties pretend that nothing happened last Saturday night, and politely and awkwardly ask questions about the other person, usually beginning with "Where do you live?
Sitting in front of my computer, I defined “respect” and “disrespect” in terms my children would understand.
I decided my children need to understand what “honor and respect your parents” means.