After Her Son Won Two Raffles At A Banquet For His Sports Team, Some Parents Thought He Should Give Away One Of The Prizes To Another Little Boy, But She Refused To Make Him Do That

Mariia - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual people

If you’re a parent, there have likely been a few instances where you’ve had to teach your children that they can’t get everything they want, and sometimes things don’t work out in their favor.

One woman recently caused a stir among other parents on her child’s sports team when she didn’t make him give away a prize he won in a raffle.

She has two sons, a 16-year-old named Robbie and an eight-year-old named Cameron. 

Robbie is on a local sports team, and every year, their family attends the team’s awards banquet. Each year, there is a raffle with prizes and toys attendees can put in tickets for.

“Cameron had two things he really wanted: a LEGO kit and a remote control car,” she explained.

“He put basically all his tickets in for those. There was another boy there, probably a little younger than Cameron, who was running around and saying he was going to win the remote control car. Everyone would just smile and say, ‘We’ll see!’ Come time for the raffle; Cameron won the LEGO kit.”

Then, a few moments later, Cameron was super happy as they announced he had also won the remote control car. The younger boy, who had been talking about the car all night, started having a very loud meltdown that got so bad that his dad had to carry him out of the event to calm him down.

After the raffle, while she and her boys were sitting at a table with two other families, some of the adults began suggesting that Cameron give the remote-controlled car to the little boy. Cameron said no, and she reminded the adults that it was Cameron’s choice whether he wanted to give the car away or not.

She changed the subject, but after the little boy went up to their table to look at the toy car longingly, another friend of hers told her that Cameron should give up his toy car.

Mariia – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual people

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