Yesterday my little man came off the field extremely upset. Because some jerk kid called him a bad name for no reason!
Most parents would give the whole talk about how you are suppose to treat others how you want to be treated, and to just ignore the mean and ugly things people say and do to you. Be the bigger person!
But my pep talk went different. Now I would never solely promote bad behavior. So it went like this... "You don't be mean just to be mean. But if someone is mean to you, I don't care when or where, you ALWAYS defend yourself. No matter what. If someone starts something with you, you finish it with them. Whether it's with words or with those hands. You don't let anyone mess with you. If you let them do it once, they will do it again. If someone disrespects you, especially for no reason, they ain't shit! And it's okay to let them know they ain't shit!" _______
He replied: "But what if I get in trouble?" .
Me: "It won't be nearly as much trouble as you would get in if I found out you didn't stick up for yourself!" As we got in the car he said... .
"Mom, that kid was an asshole"
You're absolutely right son!! 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤 #son #bestfriend #firstlove #myworld #proudmom #myinspiration #strength #toughlove #myeverything #myperson #football #footballseason