The Washington Capitals are celebrating their first Stanley Cup win today, they are coming off of a pretty epic bender this weekend where they partied like you’d expect hockey players to. And that – and their whole reaction to winning – is something of a teachable moment about showing your feelings and living in the moment. I take a look at that in The 74:
…Now, as the binge enters its fifth day, with a citywide parade no less, the clucking is starting that this is not what role models do — or that part of winning is acting like you’ve been there before.
Even though the celebration is not entirely G-rated it’s actually a good lesson for kids: Don’t be too self-conscious and don’t be afraid to show your emotions…