What is the one most valuable lesson your parents taught you?

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  1. Sunshine625 profile image90
    Sunshine625posted 7 years ago

    What is the one most valuable lesson your parents taught you?

  2. KDF profile image69
    KDFposted 7 years ago

    Good things come to those who wait
    What comes around goes around
    Everything happens for a reason
    There is nothing you can't do unless you choose not too
    -Mom

    1. Sunshine625 profile image90
      Sunshine625posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      WTG Mom!!

  3. Sunshine625 profile image90
    Sunshine625posted 7 years ago

    To never give up. Even if the end result might look bleak and hopeless, never give in.

    To always watch your back.

    So far so good!smile

  4. billybuc profile image86
    billybucposted 7 years ago

    Treat others with respect if you expect to receive respect from them.

    1. Sunshine625 profile image90
      Sunshine625posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Amen Bill!

  5. FreezeFrame34 profile image71
    FreezeFrame34posted 7 years ago

    The one most valuable lesson my parents taught me was "once you put your mind into something, to never give up, until you accomplish your goal!"

    Closely followed by "never say I can't...say I will try" "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again," and "All good things come to those who wait."

  6. PurvisBobbi44 profile image80
    PurvisBobbi44posted 7 years ago

    My Grandmother loving words instilled these rules of life in my brain:

    To be independent

    You cannot trust everyone

    Stand up for what is right

    Live by the Golden Rule

    Love God, Family and Country

    Act like a Lady at all times

    1. Sunshine625 profile image90
      Sunshine625posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Bobbi, Your grandmother did well by you. Her words of wisdom are wonderful.

  7. Ruchira profile image73
    Ruchiraposted 7 years ago

    To treat others the way you want them to treat you & never ever give up 'cause chances are that life has something "better" to offer you.

    1. Sunshine625 profile image90
      Sunshine625posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent advice Ruchira!!

  8. KimberlyLake profile image85
    KimberlyLakeposted 7 years ago

    My father taught me to love. My mother taught me to work hard.

  9. elayne001 profile image85
    elayne001posted 7 years ago

    My parents taught me how to work. I always had chores as a child, and have never been without a job.I worked both summers while I was in high school and learned the value of self reliance.  Even when my children were young, I held a part-time job. My father taught me by his example. He worked very hard to provide for our family.

  10. sassydee profile image68
    sassydeeposted 7 years ago

    i must say that it is hard to choose one but, if I had to I would have to pick, "treat others in the way you would want them to treat you" and if they don't treat you like the way you want to be treated then don't be around them.

  11. fpherj48 profile image76
    fpherj48posted 7 years ago

    My mother taught us to be financial/budget geniuses...always on our toes, alert to scams and fraud.....protect our investments and interests.  Squeeze the penny till Abe hollers "Uncle."
    My Dad was a wealth of life lessons.....especially about being kind and fair ...tolerant and helpful.    My sis and I were blessed with wonderful, loving & wise parents.

    1. Sunshine625 profile image90
      Sunshine625posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wonderful advice from your wise parents!smile

  12. ask-singleDad profile image61
    ask-singleDadposted 7 years ago

    Never abuse a child. Have integrity and be honorable in all things.

  13. profile image0
    Curiadposted 7 years ago

    There were many things so choosing one is tough, I would have to say that Treating everyone with respect was the most valuable.

  14. time2rite profile image61
    time2riteposted 7 years ago

    The one most valuable lesson my parents taught me, and probably explains my tenacity, is that you can do anything you set your mind to.  It gave me the determination I needed to never give up, go after my passions, and what I needed to get through an especially tough time in my life.  I made sure to pass this one on to my own sons!

  15. alphagirl profile image78
    alphagirlposted 7 years ago

    Definitely work ethic. As I raise my kids, I see so many that do not have a clue about how money is earned. It seems many think you just need to show up to work.

  16. cloverleaffarm profile image75
    cloverleaffarmposted 7 years ago

    Honesty is ALWAYS the best policy. It is better to hurt someone with the truth than with a lie.
    Always do and give your best.

  17. WookieWonderfuls profile image60
    WookieWonderfulsposted 7 years ago

    Possibly whats right and wrong, and to be respectful to which i practice to this day smile

  18. Deepika Arun profile image62
    Deepika Arunposted 7 years ago

    A tribute to my parents - the best of their kind! read more

 
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