EP62 Tell Your Kids To Stop Throwing The Ball

Throwing the ball is what my younger son loves to do. I don't tell him 'no', but I do give him a target. Encourage your kids. Encouragement leads to success, wherever that may be.

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Show Notes:

0:55 Your boy sure has an arm on him!
1:30 The 7 year old just likes to play
1:45 The 17 month old has an accurate arm
2:20 I have no desire to direct the kids toward MY desires
2:55 Don't do that?
3:10 Give them a target (not a don't)
3:30 It's really NOT good parenting 101
3:50 Let them throw the ball
4:10 I don't know his potential, but I'm not holding him back
4:40 Imagine Michelangelo's parents telling him not to paint on the walls
6:00 10,000 hours to become an expert
6:40 Imagine your kids getting there before the teenage years?
7:20 Sacrificing everything?
7:45 What I expect of myself
8:00 Give them a target
8:55 Encourage what your kids are drawn to
10:05 Encouragement leads to success
10:45 Matchbox cars to the face
11:20 Pick the target AND the object

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Ryan Roy is the father of two boys and on a mission to be the dad he wished he had... and to help other fathers be the best they can be too.

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