Try Try Try Again … Wait, What?

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Photo Credit: IceSabre via Compfight cc

“If at first you don’t succeed, try try try again.” This saying is fundamentally flawed, and here’s why.

The other day my toddler was getting frustrated because she couldn’t get her puzzle piece to fit. She was furiously trying to shove the piece into the wrong place. To try and help her I quoted the age-old saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try try try again.” After saying this I realized how ridiculous that is! After all, don’t they say the definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again expecting different results? The saying should go more like, Continue reading “Try Try Try Again … Wait, What?”

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