Sep 13 2012

Outsource Parenting?

Too busy to teach your child to ride a bike? Outsource it! TODAY

Teaching your child to ride a bike is so passé. You may think it’s your job to teach balancing, pedaling, and braking, but busy parents now have options.

Canadian writer Rebecca Eckler recently confessed to hiring a professional bike-riding counselor to school her daughter in the ways of training wheels and banana seats. Oh, the horror, right? What’s next — a professional Tooth Fairy and an after-school nurse to kiss boo-boos?

The future of parenting is outsourcing!

Nick Pavlakis from Vancouver, B.C.-based Pedalheads says the bicycle instruction business is booming because parents don’t have time and they lack skills. “A lot of parents come to us and they’ve tried on their own and found it to be quite a struggle.”

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9/17/2012 10:57:45 AM
Beth Fuegen Vietnam
Beth Fuegen
to me something is very wrong with this picture, if a parent can not take the time to spend with their child in teaching them to ride their bikes they need to check over their "schedules" and make their children more of a priority!  
9/21/2012 7:03:18 AM
Renea United States
Renea
This is shocking to me! I understand not having a lot of time to teach everything you want to, or spend as much time with your kids as you wish, but how do you find people that will teach your child how to ride a bike? Is it going to be in the yellow pages.."Professional bike rider trainer"?! "Professional toothfairy"...this is crazy, we must make time for the important things in life, and our children should def be the top priority after our God!!
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