Reba McEntire was “very self-centered” before becoming a mother.
The 67-year-old singer, who has race car driver Shelby, 32, with her ex-husband Narvel Blackstock, explained that she is “very proud” of her son, who has ADHD, but in life. “Always trying to do better.”
She said: ‘A lot of people told me, ‘You’ll never know. [he] I was blessed with the life I was given. I am very proud of him. He was his ADHD kid and could barely read in school, but this year he read 10 books. He is always improving and trying to be better. His dad did a great job too. Shelby is a gift from God to me. we are very close Before Shelby, I was somewhat selfish. But all the attention is no longer on you because there are little characters who have been given the task of protecting, nurturing, loving and teaching you. ”
The Grammy-winning star wanted his son to know that he “always loved him” and wanted others to “like him,” mimicking his own parents’ behavior to She added that she tried not to make him “spoiled”. Brat. ”
She told PEOPLE: “You will never let Shelby win. I want you to be a spoiled brat