March 10, 2009
Pop Quiz: Good Parenting
You are a software engineer with a wife and two young children. Your coworker "Evan" has invited you out for beers at The Faultline after work. The last two times you had to take a raincheck. This evening might actually work, except you're supposed to get home early to play with the kids before bedtime.
- A) tell Evan that you can't make it this week, but next week for sure
- B) apologize to your family and promise to make up for it with extra play time at this weekend, cross your heart and hope to die
- C) growl, "You kids gotta learn about the cold cruel world sometime!" and slam the door on the way out
Hint: there is a right answer!