As parents, it can be a struggle between wanting to give your children the best of everything and also teaching them to put in hard work for things they want to have.
It’s certainly a balance.
Mark Arrington is a dad who’s going viral for how he replied to his son after being asked to buy him a new Xbox when his broke.
Parents all over the internet are applauding Mark for how he handled this situation.
Facebook; pictured above is Mark’s son
Taking to Facebook, Mark shared the conversation between him and his son Markell after the Xbox broke:
Markell: Dad my Xbox won’t come on. I think it broken.
Me:(checking the connection and power) yep it’s broke.
Markell: can you get me a new one.