Don't hate the trophy; hate the game. Errr... something.
When in doubt, listen.
Let's ring in the new year with a dedication to compassion. Sure as hell looks like the world isn't going to help us.
It will instill in them the confidence to own up to their mistakes and make you feel like less of a jerk.
It'll be a memory you share with them for-ev-er.
The love, kindness and overall happiness will be contagious.