Those of us who grew up in the last century heard all about how easy we had it.
The tirade usually began, “When I was your age …” and continued with the Facts of Life.
“I had to be up at 3 a.m. to get to school on time. And that was after staying up until 4 a.m. to finish my after-school chores and homework.”
“I had to walk 12 miles to school everyday … through blizzards … uphill. Both ways!”
“We had only one pair of shoes for all of us kids. Every day, two of us got to wear one shoe.”
Sources for this post include:
Vancouver Sun: Issues with BC-certified international school in China
Vancouver Sun: New rules for BC-certified international schools