Korie Robertson is a known role model in the mothering world. She wrote the parenting book Strong and Kind: Raising Kids Of Character about how she raised her six children. However, she’s now admitting that parenting Sadie Robertson was its very own challenge.
Korie Robertson Opens Up About Parenting
This is long😬but had to share because @legitsadierob book LIVE FEARLESS releases in 6 days🎉and I hope this post is an encouragement to you mamas with children who are worriers, have anxiety or just seem to live afraid….I’m often asked if I always knew @legitsadierob would be dancing on television one day, a speaker, writer and leader for her generation, and I always answer “yes and no.” Yes, because she was this little light in our home. Always entertaining us with her imitations of family members, dancing around the house. She kept us laughing and on our toes with a million questions about God and Jesus and was preaching on our coffee table from the time she could talk. She was definitely an original! On the other hand, she was my most shy and fearful child. She cried every morning at drop off in pre-school. Her teachers didn’t think she ever talked because she was so scared of getting in trouble in class that she never opened her mouth. She had a fear of tornados, which are rare where we live, a fear of sharks and we don’t live anywhere near the ocean…. We talked a lot about all of the verses in the Bible where God tells us “do not fear.” Told her that God lives inside of her and He didn’t give her a spirit of fear, but one of power! I often told her sometimes you just have to do it afraid…. I started seeing this take hold of her heart and mind in middle school. I noticed the verse Hebrews 10:35 taped to her bathroom mirror. She began realizing her confidence came from God and in His power and not her own. That year she was asked to go to Austria to compete in the jr Olympics in basketball for 9 days by herself! She was scared to death, but she did it anyway and her faith grew…. Fear wasn’t totally erased from her life yet. That was just the beginning. She has dealt with it off and on in numerous ways, but I have seen her overcome these fears one by one. God is doing big things through her because of her willingness, in spite of her fears, to trust in Him and lay it all at His feet. Sadie pours it all out there in this book, the good, the bad, the victory and freedom through Him! So excited for y’all to read it! Link in bio #livefearless #proudmom ❤️
Korie Robertson is an open book when it comes to parenting her six children. She’s even written an entire book about how to raise kids who do the right thing. As an outsider looking in it seems Korie and Willie Robertson have it all together. They appear to be the picture-perfect family who never struggled. They’ve always had the most well behaved, well-adjusted kids. However, Korie is admitting that wasn’t always the case.
This month, Sadie Robertson’s new book Live Fearless is released. Sadie has leaked excerpts of the book and hinted that it will touch on her anxiety and fear. In particular, Sadie struggled with anxiety and body image issues while filming Dancing With The Stars. The book aims to show readers how Sadie used her faith to push past her anxiety.
Korie Robertson couldn’t be more proud of her daughter, especially considering how she grew up. Korie shared, “she was my most shy and fearful child. She cried every morning at drop off in pre-school. Her teachers didn’t think she ever talked because she was so scared of getting in trouble in class that she never opened her mouth. She had a fear of tornados, which are rare where we live, a fear of sharks and we don’t live anywhere near the ocean…” Sounds like Sadie was that child that every mother worries about.
Luckily, Sadie had the right mama for the job. Korie knew she’d have to teach Sadie how to cope with her anxieties. She continued, writing, “We talked a lot about all of the verses in the Bible where God tells us “do not fear.” Told her that God lives inside of her and He didn’t give her a spirit of fear, but one of power! I often told her sometimes you just have to do it afraid….”
Sadie learned how to rely on her faith, and her God to keep her going in times of fear. Now she’s writing a book all about how to be brave. Sounds like a total mom win. Korie Robertson has a lot to be proud of.