Here’s a little test for all you parents out there.
Your daughter, who plays first base for her school’s softball team, skips a game to attend a prom. In response, the coach suspends her from the team in accordance with the stated rules. What is your appropriate response?
1) Explain to your daughter that actions have consequences, that she should have tried to work around both events, or simply accept the situation.
2) Appeal to the coach for clemency.
3) Appeal to the principal for clemency.
4) Threaten a lawsuit if she is not reinstated.