What do I tell my children?
o I love you and I will always be here for you.
o Success comes to those who persevere.
o Dream big and hold that dream. Take small steps to get there.
o Have your own opinion but also respect the opinions of others.
o When you can't agree on something, agree to disagree.
o Always be kind and compassionate.
o Help those in need even if the amount of help you can give is small.
o People are more important than things.
o When in doubt, don't do anything that will make your mother sad.
o In life you win some, you lose some. Celebrate the wins. Don't stress over the losses.
o Now and then, stop and smell the roses. Enjoy life. Be happy.
o And all the things I would tell my teenage self