It does not mean no!
the 21/05/2015 | 10:13
As the son of two Hollywood stars like Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, you are born with a golden spoon in your mouth; At least this is what many fans of the dream couple believe, who can only dream of the luxury that the family, theoretically at least, could afford. But the reality looks very different. Instead of raising their children in luxury, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner don’t want to spoil their children …
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner can’t complain about their lives right now. The acting career is going wonderfully and there are three very beautiful children at home: Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel, three. But this is precisely what worries the couple a little. After all, luxury within the reach of the little ones also has its pitfalls. “We are so committed,” Jennifer Garner revealed in an interview with “Us Weekly” magazine. “I took a year and a half off from work and stayed home. We treat them like normal children. They have obligations and rules and sometimes they have a fit of anger. “
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are not particularly impressed by such outbursts of anger from their children. After all, even as famous parents, sometimes you have to impose a hard line so that kids don’t dance on your nose. “We went to a bike shop yesterday to check their bikes and buy helmets that fit,” Jennifer Garner said of a situation where she had to keep a cool head. “My little boy saw something he wanted. But I just said, ‘We’re not buying anything here.’ Then he got scared. “Jennifer Garner: Doesn’t mean no
However, Jennifer Garner remained calm in this situation and prevailed on her son despite the nasty tantrum. After all, little Samuel also has an important life lesson to learn. “People in the store would say, ‘Let’s give him this, please’ because he was so sad. But I replied, ‘I’m sorry he’s been yelling in your store and it’s really nice that you want to give it to him. And thanks for asking me first. But he has to go through this tantrum. ‘ I said no and a no is a no, ”said Jennifer Garner, explaining her parenting principles.
Although Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck could grant their children every wish, it is important for your children to learn that this is not the normal situation. One can only take our hat off to the two who prepare their offspring so well for real life.
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