Mommy says eat your peas, or else…

As a parent and husband, I’ve noticed that I have a different style of working with my kids than my wife. My wife and I are from different cultures, so we take a different approach to problem solving. That difference in thinking about problems has proven valuable many times over.

This contrast is evident at mealtime. When we sit down to a meal, my wife tends to command the situation whereas I tend to be…