"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow." ~Lin Yutang

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

things that i teach and/or say to my kids

  1. there'll be days like this
  2. flush and wash
  3. do it the first time you're asked, the right way, with a happy heart
  4. yes ma'am
  5. listen for my voice
  6. no fighting, no biting
  7. if you wanna live here, you need to learn how to follow the rules.
  8. get along
  9. tv rotts the brain
  10. do unto others as you would have them do unto you
  11. outside excercise is great medicine
  12. laughter is the best medicine
  13. hugs, not drugs!
  14. pop/soda rotts your teeth
  15. your mouth bacteria eats sugar and poops acid
  16. choose to do what's right (even when it's hard)
  17. protect and respect
  18. serve others
  19. others first, self last
  20. ladies first... ALWAYS
  21. jesus, others, then you
  22. i love you
  23. don't drink the butt-water
  24. don't leave for later what can be done now
  25. be responsible:  don't leave something for someone else to do
  26. be respectful.  always.  to everone. 
  27. honor others.
  28. don't shake the baby!
  29. do what jesus would want you to do
  30. life is like a box of chocolates

Try to remember, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."


troybee said...

a good list for parents to make, reflect on, and craft!

Daniel Becker said...

That is a good list. I would add a few as you would guess!!

Anonymous said...

I recognize #7, #10, and #23. I think you stole them from me! :-)

MamaT said...

yes ma... i learned from the best!