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Parents want the very best for their kids but sometimes this may turn into a tragedy In the Chicago Tribune Pushy Parents Dont Always Get Fairy-Tale Ending Dawn Turner Trice tells about the story of an eight-year-old Justin Chapman and his mom Elizabeth who claims that Justin was an Einstein-level genius Justins SAT score was perfect and his IQ level was close to 300 With a mind like this she couldnt put it to waste so she then enrolled him in college when he was only six years old and they traveled the country giving speeches Justin then developed a hearing disorder and they moved to Colorado to receive better treatment He began to throw temper tantrums stopped doing his homework and said he wanted to kill himself Last November when the psychiatric ward wanted to prove how smart Justin really was his mom confessed she had faked most of Justins exam results Trices main argument in the article is how far parents should push their kids to success and when to stop before destruction happens Most kids who grow up with pushy parents grow up to resent them They might become distant from them during their teenage years and the rebellion starts Justins story was very similar but it happened at an early age We wonder when is it when we go too far We want the best for our children but we dont want to damage them either Trice says that We are a society with such a love affair with molding our children into little superlatives the brightest the fastest the prettiest We heap a lot onto their tiny shoulders 1 Sometimes as parents they forget that children are very sensitive Children also want to fit in with their peers Justin might have felt excluded from people his age Being in college at the age of six doesnt give you a chance to live your youth Trice informs us Chapman was able
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