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1,009 - Basic Military Commands

June 20th, 2014

Episode 98 of 489 episodes

Looking for a way to get your children to be more disciplined? Try the unique parenting technique described in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:25 Explanations: 3:11 Fast dialog: 15:52 Marta: What’s going on out here? What’s all that noise? Bruno: I’m putting the troops through their drills. Marta: Troops?! Bruno: Watch this. Hey, I didn’t tell you you could be at ease. Attention! Fall in. Forward, march! Marta: That’s great, but . . . Bruno: I’m not done. Let me show you what else these troops can do. Halt! About face! Marta: Don’t you think that it’s time to...? Bruno: March, march! Double time! Child: Wah! [Child crying loudly.] Marta: Come here. Did you fall down and hurt yourself? It’s okay. Everything’s going to be okay. Bruno: Hey, there’s no crying in the military. Don’t coddle the troops, Marta. Marta: Bruno, your twins are five years old. Don’t you think they’re a little too young to be going to boot camp? Bruno: No, it’s never too young to instill discipline. Okay troops, fall in. Mark time! Now march, march, march . . . Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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