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10 Things to Consider Before Letting Your Child Quit

June 12, 2019

 

1. Figure out the reason. Sometimes, other activities spark a child’s interest. Kids should be able to explore other activities to find their strengths and interests that could last long-term. Trying different activities allows the child to decipher.

 

2. Decide what your child should learn based on their specific needs. If you want your child to learn lessons of commitment and “seeing things through”, let it be known to your child from the beginning. Again, always hear your child out and find out the reason.

 

3.Be sure no one wants to quit based on impulse. Hear your child out and think everything through. Speak with your child about the benefits and downsides.

 

4. Make a pro’s and con’s list. This is an excellent way to teach your child for future decision-making skills about weighing options. Making the list and weighing whether quitting the activity is going to be the best thing teaches strategy.

 

5. Consider if quitting impacts others. In certain scenarios, quitting may have an impact on others involved such as a dance, cheer or gymnastics team. It may leave the team in a situation where they would have to change the routine. In thes