Proud to have a competitive son!

By Toni
@toniganzon (38544)
Philippines
April 21, 2012 10:22pm CST
Well he is very competitive but not in a selfish and jealous way. My son started his swimming lessons about a month go. It only took him four sessions to learn free style stroke, breast stroke, back stroke and butterfly stroke. Now he's trying to perfect all those strokes by being aware of his own mistakes. He tries to correct them, asks how he could correct them and practices his strokes. The instructor told us he's a natural swimmer and a competitive one!
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8 responses
• United States
22 Apr 12
wow that is awesome you really do have an amazing son :) when i was a kid i loves to swim. i was on the swim team when i was in high school. that may be something you look into for him i am sure he would love it. if he keeps practicing like that he might even make it to nationals :)
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@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
22 Apr 12
I have high hopes that he'll continue to love swimming and be competitive in it. One thing i admire about my son is that at an early age he knows what he wants and he tries to set goals for himself. Thanks.
• United States
22 Apr 12
that is really great to have a kid that does that :) can i ask how old he is?(if you dont mind me asking) your son will go far in life he seems to always finish what he starts and he does it til its right :)
@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
22 Apr 12
He turned 8 last March.
@yanzalong (6434)
• Indonesia
22 Apr 12
It seems to me your day is filled with lots of activities, toni. You go to the swimming pool to accompany your son, then you have to arrange your longboard activity on the same day. Your son is also busy with his school assignment, right. What about cooking? When do you cook? It's great to know what your daily activies are like?
@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
22 Apr 12
I don't cook actually. We have a cook and a househelp. So i don't usually do the household chores. The only room that i clean is the master's bedroom as i don't want anybody to touch my room especially in cleaning.
@yanzalong (6434)
• Indonesia
22 Apr 12
I see. You are such a clean and careful wife. Your husband must be proud of u, toni.
@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
23 Apr 12
I hope so. *crossing my fingers!
• Philippines
25 Apr 12
Congratulations that your kid has the talent and the spirit to be competitive in everything he do. It's so rare to have a kid who excels in both sports and education. With his current attitude, you should guide him well and the most difficult part is to let him sustain of what he is now as long as it gets. Goodluck.
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@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
26 Apr 12
Thank you. I will try my best to guide him. I want him to be consistent as well and to do his best all the time.
@Rick1950 (1481)
• Peru
23 Apr 12
It's great that your son have learned easily to swimm. It would be very good if he keeps practicing this sport for a long time. Practicing a healthy sport like this, will help him by growing up in all sense.
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@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
24 Apr 12
I am hoping the same too. Since it's his hobby I'm hoping he'll do it for a long time.
@SIMPLYD (73806)
• Philippines
23 Apr 12
Wow, you really have a competitive son. Just keep on supporting him so he will be a good swimmer , Toni! I can feel your pride for him.
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@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
23 Apr 12
That I won't stop. I'll forever be his number one fan supporting him all the way.
@doroffee (4233)
• Hungary
22 Apr 12
I'm a competitive person myself (not the one who wants to bring everyone down no matter what with what tools kind of person), and I'm enjoying it, and I hope when I have kids, they're going to be this way, too. I'm hoping for all the best for your son (maybe in some years, he's going to be the star of the olympics team in your country :))
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@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
23 Apr 12
Thank you. I don't expect much actually. I'm just proud how he is and how good he's doing to himself.
@chuyins123 (2118)
• Philippines
22 Apr 12
Wow! who knows the next most celebrated swimmer in the world would be from the Philippines! Congrats my friend, you have a very wonderful and amazing son! I could really feel you're a very proud mom!
@toniganzon (38544)
• Philippines
22 Apr 12
Yes i am very proud to have him. He doesn't only excel in school but also excelling in what he loves to do.
@julyteen (13265)
• Davao, Philippines
22 Apr 12
Congratulations for having a very nice and competitive son. How I wish I can have soon. After a month of our wedding I left my wife for work abroad. My goal now after I finish my contract, we will start making our own baby. Anyway, how old is he?