Raise Your Kid To Be A Quitter!

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Raise Your Kid To Be A Quitter!

When your kids graduate High School and head to college, how do you know that you have been successful as a parent? Have you been successful if…

  • Your kids decide to sport a WWJD bracelet at college
  • Your son is awarded a full ride scholarship in wrestling (gotta love those wrestling outfits!!)
  • Your daughter graduates President of the student council
  • Your kiddos win the “never miss a day of school” award
  • Your kids are madly in love with Jesus
  • Your kids have kissed dating goodbye

I believe that some of these are a decent measurement of parental success. However… For me personally, I will know that I have been successful if my kids grow up to be quitters! Yep, that’s right!  Team Sprad believes in, is excited about and  loves quitters! I pray every day that my kids will have the inner strength and fortitude to…

  • QUIT toxic relationships
  • QUIT being silent and speak truth
  • QUIT the Jr. High girl drama
  • QUIT thinking you have to be friends with everyone and build relational boundaries
  • QUIT sitting at the “cool table” at lunch
  • QUIT asking for  something and start giving something
  • QUIT wearing clothes that show your boobies and start wearing turtle necks
  • QUIT tolerating when others are bullied and take a stand

Parents!!  Can I get you to help me and join the “Raise Your Kids To Be Quitters” movement!! Don’t like the quitter idea!!?!  Here’s another way to say it… Parents!!  We must help our kids find THEIR voice!! To learn more about this, check out my post on EpicParent called, “Teach Your Kids To Find Their Voice”!!   What is 1 thing you want your kids to QUIT?   {Originally published in 2012}

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