Good for you! Teach them properly at a young age and they will grow up to respect firearms properly, I can't wait till my daughter is old enough. She already asks me where I am going and wants to come along when she sees me leave the house with my range bag (too bad she's only 3....have a few more years yet)
Good looking youngman doing it right. You just can't beat a good day shooting with the young ones. All my children know gun safty and shooting. I started them all out with that same pistol and a Single-Six. I still have them and I am teaching my grand children now.
Son is coming home from collage this weekend and guess what. Father and Son are going to the range and the gun store. He has a 38 revolver and a 8mm Mauser, me a XDm 9mm that is still new. I'm so very excited. Wife said no guns in the house when boys were at home. Now its time to make up for that. But more important is the time I get to spend with him both of us doing something together that we enjoy. Can't wait for Saturday....
I remember taking my daughter shooting when she was grade school age. She kept doing so well that we started putting bigger guns in her hands. Rifles, shotguns, handguns, all seem to just come natural to her. She used an AR to hit qt. oil bottles at 200 yards and miss only one of 5.
After that I started taking her to the range every tie I went got years. she's 18 now and going to college. She don't shoot nearly as often as she did but still is dead on. It is some of my favorite memories. We used to talk all day and shoot whatever we thought to bring. she doesn't like 40's much but loves a 45. I will buy her something to keep with her when she turns 21 and I hope she thinks to come hang out with Dad then and shoot the bull and a few boxes of ammo. Her boyfriend is a little scared of me because she is always telling him about all the firearms here. I laugh and remind him that she is every bit as good a shot as I am and maybe better. She wants to start a collection when she's old enough to start buying them. I don't know but to me nothing is more scary than a tiny girly looking girl wearing a dress that can bring up a weapon and be spot on every time.
I've been taking my youngest son out with me these days. He's been a little tougher to drill the safety issues into his head. He's 10 but nowhere near where my daughter was shooting wise. Still great way to spend the day..Shooting with the youngins.
Take them all to the range or even hunting with you. My son started at 7 or eight going to the range and 9 or 10 the first time took him squirrel & deer hunting. They never forget and neither do you. My son passed away about 15 yrs ago at the age of 39, but I still have those happy memories.