Lessons From My Mom I Hope to Teach My Children

  1. It's not the problem that's the problem, it's what you do or don't do about the problem that's the problem
  2. Always be learning and asking questions
  3. Kindness and courtesy cost nothing yet yield great dividends
  4. Please and thank you
  5. If you can't laugh at yourself along the way you're missing the point of it all
  6. Silliness shouldn't be age restricted
  7. There is always room for creativity and playfulness, no matter how rote or mundane the task
  8. Don't fear failure, fear not learning from your mistakes
  9. Unconditional love is a blanket that always keeps you warm
  10. If you tell yourself you can't do something you guarantee your outcome
  11. Get a haircut