This unusual story is about a little six-year-old girl Peyton and her mother Janine. One day the little girl said she wanted to start skateboarding. Mom always tried to encourage her daughter’s initiatives, to help and support her in everything. And this time she just said she would be happy to buy a skateboard.
I wonder how many of us in childhood and not only met their parents in the same way? But this is a completely different story… So, mom agreed to buy her daughter a skateboard. But Payton was very surprised by Janine. It turns out that the girl always thought that this sport is only for boys! The mother had to spend a lot of time to convince the baby that this was not the case at all.
She told her daughter that there is no sport intended only for men or women. There are only stereotypes in our head. And Janine really wanted her daughter to grow up free of them. So Mom convinced Peyton that she could safely start skateboarding. Janine bought her daughter a board, from which the baby was just delighted!
It only remained to go to a special playground for skateboarders, which was not far from the house. But when mom and daughter came there, they were just terrified… Not only that, there were only boys in the skatepark. They were still talking loudly, smoking and swearing obscenities! This is not the kind of environment Janine wanted for her daughter. She was already beginning to regret that she had agreed to all this!
Peyton was also shocked by what was happening, she just wanted to get home as soon as possible. That’s just what happened next, even more surprised mom and daughter… There was one guy in the park who skated very well. It is clear that he has been doing this business for a long time, really loves skateboarding.
The guy saw an insecure little girl who didn’t understand where she was. What did the stranger do? The guy with the board came up to the girl and said, “you’re putting your foot wrong, let me show you.” He immediately started showing her how to stand on the board correctly, telling her that it’s important not to be afraid to skate. As a result, the guy spent an hour teaching Peyton how to ride a skateboard!
He did not spare his time, completely unselfishly shared his skills with the girl. The stranger greatly encouraged Peyton, because the mother did not know how to skate at all, she would not have been able to show her daughter how to do it. Janine was so moved that she decided to write a post of gratitude to the teenager on a social network.
“You held her hand and helped her up when she fell, I even heard you telling her to stay away from the railing so as not to get hurt. I want you to know that I am proud that you are a part of our society, I want to thank you for being kind to my daughter, even though your friends may have laughed at you.
My daughter left the skate park with a sense of pride and confidence that she will be able to do everything,” Janine wrote on Twitter and attached a photo of her daughter from the skate park. That’s how the stranger’s help inspired the girl, instilled in her confidence in her abilities.
Although at the moment when Peyton came to the set, nothing foreshadowed such a finale. Probably, you should not think about people worse than they are, you need to give them the opportunity to show their best qualities.