28 Things I taught my children before age 10

28 Things I taught my children before age 10
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| January 23 2016,

02:00 am


Parenting is difficult. It's not uncommon to wonder if you're doing things right — are your kids learning enough or are they well-mannered? Do they know how important they are and will they be productive members of society? Are they being exposed to enough diversity? The questions and self-doubt are endless...and totally normal! In thinking a lot about their early years, I couldn't help but to laugh at some of the things I have taught my children from a mom's perspective without even realizing it! Check them out below
  1. You don’t know everything.

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  1. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes.

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3. What I say, goes.
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4. The less you speak, the more you learn. Listen up kiddies!
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  1. Health is wealth (i.e., sleep, water, nutrition, exercise).

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  1. Children have a voice, too.

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  1. When your mom keeps calling you, don’t answer with, “What?” Instead, answer, “Yes mom?”

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  1. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

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  1. We are keeping tabs on everything you do, and will always be worried sick.

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  1. Everything can be turned into a learning experience.

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  1. Appreciation

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  1. What #GrowingUpBlack truly means

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  1. Responsibility

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25. Again, I'm your parent. Not your friend.
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28. Nobody is perfect.
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And for all the moms (and dads) out there, I'm sure you're doing just fine. Give yourselves some credit.



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