Childrens

Hey guys, been a lot on my mind lately. What do you guys think about having childrens?

I am just afraid they are going to turn into trust fund brats. Incompetent. And not knowing the value of money and being street smart.

Any tips? How do you make sure you don't raise your children into brats and dumbasses?

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Jun 5, 2021 - 12:07pm

"Childrens"? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jun 5, 2021 - 12:18pm

"Childrens" is like saying "sheeps" or "deers" - it's funny.Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jun 5, 2021 - 2:10pm

The OP asked 'how not to raise dumbasses' and can't spell Children.... if you don't understand it by nowΒ just please throw more MS at me please... πŸ’©πŸ’©πŸ’©

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Jun 6, 2021 - 6:45am

In the event this isn't a troll, this is the conundrum all parents are faced with. How to make sure your kids are not total idiots is a perpetual struggle any parent faces. If you're wealthy and having kids then you'll obviously be worried about your kids being spoiled and leaning on your money so there's a line you have to draw in terms of not super spoiling them but also having them exposed to the means you live by.Β 

There's no right answer to this question but my point is just know several folks are faced with the same question every day

Jun 6, 2021 - 7:27am

Candidly yes it is. Ask yourself why you're not able to do that any why you need to lean on some other family to teach those values? And what effect would that have on your kids not growing up with your family?

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Jun 6, 2021 - 11:19am

Like many people on this forum, I grew up in a well off family (upper middle class). Both of my parents were pretty typical middle class when they were raised, but they both ended up with careers where they are very successful. They raised me very modestly - we take 1 or maybe 2 vacations per year, they spend money on experiences and education and health related areas (sports and gyms and good food), but not on material goods. Theyve always had my back in case I needed financial support, but theyve never allowed me to completely mooch off of them. Ive learned the importance of living below my means and saving for the future. I want to live a life where I can send my kids and maybe even gradkids to private school, take my family on nice vacations with value ans cultural significance, and make sure my family can cover medical care. I dont want to buy my kids a nice new car or the newest videogame console. If you learn where money is best spent to have legit longterm benefits and save money by not buying useless goods, then you will raise your kids well.

Jun 8, 2021 - 2:06pm

Basically, even when the French spell English words incorrectly, they claim it is right because 'that's how we say it in France." XD

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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