Friday, March 09, 2018 / by Juliana Sarmento
Like most I did not grow up a rich kid. I recall when I was young getting an allowance but only if I performed specific chores around the house. I also remember being given incentives by my parents for making better than good grades and having to work for things I wanted.
I grew up near a lake that was slam full of bass and at an early age fell in love with fishing. I watched the fishing shows, read the fishing magazines, was a member of BASS at the age of 10 I think. One of my greatest memories was asking my Mom and Dad for a specific fishing rod that was the latest and greatest state of the art fishing rod. My parents came back to me and told me that I could absolutely have it… but it had to be earned. They laid out for me specifically what I needed to do, and that included making all A’s for the entire school year. Needless to say, I earned the fishing rod.
I’m hopeful that you have lots of st ...