:Break a Social Norm
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... norm I chose is an unspoken rule. In Walmart, grocery stores, restaurants, and other public places, parents can be seen with children. Many children behave, but others do not. In my experience it is rare for anyone to calmly approach the parent and ask questions. Normally, people will talk to each other about the disruptive child, yell at the parent, remain silent, or shake their head in disapproval. I have chosen to calmly approach the parent with facts and to ask questions. I even had pamphlets about teaching children and a place to get help. These were provided by my local doctor’s office.
I chose this approach for several reasons. The first is I do get irritated by disruptive children. I feel th...