What do old fashioned stories teach our children? Answer: very little!

Recently someone I know sang an old nursery rhyme about hot cross buns to my little Button-Pusher.  After the line, ‘if you have no daughters, give them to your sons’, I commented (half jokingly) “what if you have daughters?  Don’t the sons get any if you have daughters?  What are the sons supposed to do? … More What do old fashioned stories teach our children? Answer: very little!