When I was a kid, my mom would call her loud Italian friend who would yell at me over the phone any time I didn't finish my milk. It might seem extreme, but it worked. I learned a lesson that sometimes in life you have to eat/drink/do things you don't want to, or else you'll get yelled at in Italian. Do I still cry at the sight of whole milk? Yes! But we all have a thing.....
These 22 people share the unconventional ways their parents taught them life lessons that actually worked:
1.) From broccophobia:
Whenever I didn't want to try new food for dinner, my parents said: "don't you remember you've eaten that before? It used to be your favourite!"
And then I'd enthusiastically eat it.