I told my kids from the time they could speak that the word "can't" was not allowed in our house. It was ok if they weren't good at something, but to say, "I can't," was giving up before they even tried.
I guess they learned the lesson well because one day when we were at the store, my son pointed and said, "Mom, let's get some cannaloupes."
"Oh you mean cantaloupes," I said.
He leaned closer to me from his seat in the cart and whispered, "Mom, you just said 'can't'. Those are called 'cannaloupes'".
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