Riding a bike, that’s a dream of every young boy and girl. It’s a milestone in their young lives. When the day comes, they hop on their bikes, training wheels in place to help them learn of course, and off they go. It’s always a proud day for everyone. The child, dad, mom, and grandparents too are all excited. To see your grandkids riding a bike with those training wheels makes you smile, yet at the same time you know they are growing up too fast.
For a child, learning to ride a bike is a classic rite of passage. For a parent, it is a reality check that your children are growing up way too fast. When you are teaching your children how to ride a bike, you want them to enjoy the experience. You want them to feel the excitement of their new found freedom. You also know that the actual process can be at times, very trying.
Teaching Your Children How to Ride A Bike by the Numbers
I can remember my dad teaching me how to ride a bike when I was a kid. It was on a bike that seemed to be ten times too big at the time. But he put me on it, ran along beside me then… let go.
Did I fall? Many times. Yet each time I got on, I went a little further. Now days if you are teaching your children how to ride a bike, there are videos that show you exactly how to do it. Thinking back I wonder how much easier it would have been back when I was learning to ride a bike?