I think it is sad that only my children know what I mean when I say, "What's the magic word?" All their friends look at me like I'm insane. It's called manners - use them and teach them to your children.
"Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy." - Robert A. Heinlein My parents made sure that I could take care of my own, stuff wasn't handed to me. I see kids today, and worry not only for their future but for mine as well.