How to instill confidence and build ego in the perpetually-younger-always-smaller-little-brother who is trying desperately to prove he’s getting bigger…and stronger:
Carrying in the groceries yesterday…he says:
Hey, mom! Did you buy different potatoes this time? They feel so much lighter…kinda like they’re hollow…
Mom says, (carefully considering her words):
Well, Gareth…I actually thought that bag was a little heavier when I loaded it. You must really be getting stronger!
You could have lit the room with his smile…