No one said: “Always wear clean underwear in case you’re in an accident.”
On a recent morning on the beachside, the Observer asked random individuals about the best advice they got from their mother.
Cherish the moment. Kids grow up quickly, so take time to enjoy each moment. Life goes by when you’re a busy young parent and sometimes you don’t realize it until you are a grandparent. Kelly Brooks
Live life to the fullest. Lauren Anastase
Put the past behind you and look forward to the future. Wake up with sunshine in your life. Eva Garcia
You make your own bed and you’re going to have to lie in it. You pay the consequences for your actions. Connie Vorachek
Always be good to people and you’ll get it back in return. Cris Everetts
Be yourself. Don’t try to be like other people. Be true to yourself; that’s the only way you can create your own thing. Marcos Cabrera
If you want something you’re going to have to earn it. You can do anything you put your mind to. Rod Logan
Don’t hate. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes … you learn from them. For your peace of mind, don’t worry about things that you can’t fix. Rudy Rudziewicz.
Treat others like you want to be treated. When kids are mean, be extra nice to them because they are probably hurting inside. Mary Piantanida