Teach a teen something? Well, not impossible


 My 15-year-old no longer has patience—not with inconvenience, not with failure and not with learning, which is often the takeaway in times of inconvenience and failure . . . if you have patience.
It seems my kid is focused on not looking bad when he struggles or is wrong about something rather than on seizing a moment to gain the knowledge to succeed.
“OK . . . I get it . . . I know . . . I’ll do better,” and anything else he can say to blow me off when I try to explain that some things ar...

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