MOM’S LITTLE TRICK – IT WORKED

terrible okra yech

Giving them a choice without giving them a choice: If you want someone to do something for you and you don’t want to give them a choice to do it or not, just give them a choice to do some of it or all of it.

This is a trick my mother used to play on me. I absolutely hated Okra as a kid. Yech! So, while cooking Okra, mom used to ask me if I want 3 or 5 Okras. I automatically used to say 3 Okra…by my choosing to eat some Okra, mom got me to do what she wanted me to do.


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