Alex Polikowsky has quit lots of things and doesn’t consider herself a quitter. (Sidenote: even though her kids are always allowed to quit, her daughter Gigi has loved doing chores ever since she was one year old.)
Ben Lovejoy quit the military three times, which made it possible for him to work in the three branches of the air force, which is a rare accomplishment.
Penelope Trunk‘s career advice has been printed in over 200 newspapers, and she says the people who are the most successful are the people who quit things quickly.
Robyn Coburn says we can trust our children when they know it’s time for them to stop.
Sandra Dodd points out that parents should be looking at the child’s emotions and learning rather than looking at the things that they are quitting.
Leah Rose would rather have her children invest themselves in things that they love, because that’s where the learning happens. [And PS look in the comments section for an update about what happened the day after this interview!]
Carsie Blanton “doesn’t want to give the end away ♬ but we’re going to die someday.”