If there was such a thing as the “fairness police,” my children would be prime candidates for a place on the force.  Every real and perceived injustice in this house is met with protests of, “It’s not fair!”  They see to it that I am well aware of any inconsistencies in my parenting.  “Hey, when I did that, you made me copy the fourth commandment!  How come he doesn’t have to do that?  No fair!”  Any parent of multiple children probably knows exactly what I’m talking about.  Kids seem to constantly have their radars on looking for unfairness.  But I’ll let you in on a little secret.  I am “unfair” in that I don’t treat my kids all the same.

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