Parents, Make Your Kids Do Things They Don’t Want To.

Maybe they’ll turn into child prodigies.

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They swing around ever so lightly, with no fear, and make the hardest routes look embarrassingly easy.

They play multiple sports with ease and grace. They play guitar AND piano. They pick up on new things quickly and are better at them then I’ll ever be. They are probably fluent in several languages as well.

Once you get told “NO” so many times, you stop asking.

Not every kid loves the sports and activities they’re shoved into, I get that. There is a difference between a kid preferring to play video games than practice, and the child actually hating the activity though.

25 years of friendship going strong!

Children’s brains are built for learning, adults brains are built for performance.

I could easily blame not being good at anything on my parents not giving me a leg up when I was young and at an age where learning is much, much easier. It’s definitely an easy way to refuse the responsibility for my own failures.

Everything raw and real. Be good humans, we’re all in it together.

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