Thursday, March 06, 2014

Article: Gold medalist Jamie Anderson's mom: I didn't push my kids 'to read and write'

Homeschooling mother of eight and mother of two athletic champions did not push academics on her children. Now her Olympian daughter Jaimie says she plans to do the same with her own children: 

“It brings tears to my eyes, how much I feel that same vibration that kids should be kids. I think it’s sad how much time kids have to spend inside nowadays and I have so much gratitude for how my mom and dad chose to raise my family,” Jamie said while giving her mom a shoulder rub after she won gold. “I look now at how successful we all are — and I believe what my mom says that kids are naturally driven to learn and progress.”

Read this encouraging article here.