It’s Not How Hard You Can Hit

From time to time I think of this scene in Rocky Balboa, an under-appreciated installment in the Rocky franchise. As a parent you can’t help but think of how to impart on your children the notion that nothing is life is given to you and to win requires work and fighting through the obstacles that day-to-day life throws up.

If I could say nothing else to my children it would be this (as well as ladies go first and have good table manners).