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Mike Jay wrote:My mother-in-law's saying was "Be glad what you got". I think it was aimed a bit more at being thankful and not whining but it could be applied to respecting the earth and other desirables.
Karen Donnachaidh wrote:Oh, so many people will disagree with me here, but this is how I was brought up. It may seem tough or harsh, but it was effective for the 6 of us (myself and siblings). It's a lesson in cause and effect; and actions and consequences. Children of all ages know value. It may not be monetary value. It may be more of a possessive value. Therefore, if you say take care of ____ OR ELSE you will not keep/have access to/be allowed to ____ AND FOLLOW THROUGH with the rule EVERY TIME (no exceptions)...they will quickly see that you mean business.
I don't know how early most vandals get their start. It's something that never appealed to me, at least not for sport. That's probably something you want to nip in the bud.