Show them grace, love, and how to be reasonable human beings. Teach them compromise isn’t a failure. Change your mind for your kids’ sake.
Does a child quitting a sports team set them up for a lifetime of giving up when things don’t quite go their way? This dad says yes.
What we worry most about in kids — lack of face-to-face connection, inability to speak publicly, etc. — may not matter in the nerd future.
A classroom competition gets dad fire up for victory, but at what cost does the drive for successful become unhealthy obsession?
My son is obsessed with winning in sports, and nothing else matters. I wonder if he is too competitive, and what kind of child are my wife and I raising.