10 Lessons My Mom Taught Me

30 Aug

Yesterday was my mom’s birthday.

My mom is a tiny woman (she’s probably 5’1″ but her hair adds an extra inch or two), yet her personality is quite big. And she’s beautiful. I won’t tell you her age because doing so would go against her personal beliefs, but I can promise you she looks way younger than she is. 🙂

While writing out her birthday card, I got to thinking of some of the lessons she has taught me.

Here are my top ten favorite lessons from my mom:

  1. Be relentless. If you’re persistent, that “no” may change to a “yes.”
  2. A true lady always wears lipstick and rouge when leaving the house.
  3. Watch what you say … you may start believing it.
  4. You’re only as old as you tell people you are.
  5. The bigger the hair, the better.
  6. Stand up straight and take your hands out of your pocket.
  7. Be different. Let everyone else be the same.
  8. If you search long enough, you can always find a gem at TJ Maxx or Marshalls.
  9. Photographers are not magicians. Do your part.
  10. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Lesson number ten is the most important lesson from my mom and I’m so grateful for that.

What lessons has your mom taught you?

Left to right: My little Sis, me and my "Mami"

Left to right: My little Sis, me and my “Mami”

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2 Responses to “10 Lessons My Mom Taught Me”

  1. Jill August 30, 2013 at 8:07 am #

    Wonderful lessons! And you are all beautiful!

  2. joannerambling August 30, 2013 at 10:12 pm #

    Your mum sounds like my nan………….

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