My number #1 parenting rule. It’s very simple.

Alexei Sorokin
3 min readJul 26, 2022

I’m far from considering myself a great parent (of my four kids!). I’m undisciplined. I’m often lazy. Homeschooling my kids for example has been a disaster. It wasn’t some strategic decision — to homeschool them, but it worked out that way in the last couple of years. First, the pandemic kept them away from school. Then there were other disruptions. We moved across the country in the middle of the year for example. Also, my daughter plays a lot of tennis, and homeschooling gives a lot of flexibility for training and travel. I’m providing the context but the point is the same…

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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day. https://runningwritingliving.substack.com/