If your kids starts to excel in a sport, they will be tempted to become cocky.
[do action=”quote”]The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.[/do]
This article has 8 steps to help prevent and minimize this behavior.
Here are the first 3:
- Model humility. It always starts with what YOU do.
- Teach that there is no “i” in team. No matter how good your kid is, they cannot do it alone. Period.
- Show no special treatment. By parents or by teachers. Athletes should be held to same standards as non-athletes, not given favors.