Shallow roots weather no storms. At least, that’s a lesson we teach our children. It is a lesson of botany with a metaphor about the value of struggle in human development.
For those not familiar, the Tamagotchi is a small, egg-shaped toy which children can raise as a virtual pet.
My daughter recently bought one for herself as well as a diary. If her diary is following the raising of her Tamagotchi, it would read as follows: