Matthew McConaughey goes by the rule of tough love when it comes to parenting. That's what he revealed in his interview with Town & Country magazine. Even though he is a celebrity and can provide his kids with everything they want, he practices the habit of saying 'no' to his kids. He said it is an extremely important habit for parents to develop. McConaughey and wife Camila Alves shared their parenting experiences and tips. with parenting, Fox News reported. The two have three children: daughter Vida (10), sons Livingston (7), and Levi (11). They also opened up about their Keep Livin' Foundation.
The Keep Livin' Foundation's website reads that "the foundation is dedicated to empowering high school students by providing them with the tools to lead active lives and make healthy choices for a better future." Matthew opened up about his own childhood and said, "I was very fortunate. I grew up in upper-middle-class, and I had a roof over my head, food on the table, parents that loved and supported me, a car that was paid for, and a job, and I made straight As.”
Then he moved on to his kids and revealed that affluent parent can be difficult. "Loving your kids means giving them just what they want. Other times it means tough love, Affluent people can give their kids everything they want, but they're not usually going to get what they need. Loving a child is a lot harder if you really give a damn. 'No' takes a lot more energy. It's a lot easier to say 'yes,'" said Matthew.
He added how his kids are his living legacy and it is important for him to be careful with what he provides them with.