1. A mother who loves teaches worth.

2. A mother who is firm and fair gives her children a moral code to live by.

3. A mother who listens, shows her children they matter.

4.A mother who is a good role model gives her children an example worth copying.

5. A mother who teaches Values inspires character.

6. A mother who supports her children's strength builds their confidence.

7. A mother who encourages independence cultivates self-reliance.

8. A mother who applauds effort nurtures perseverance.

9. A mother who accepts her children's shortcomings nurtures resilience.

10. A mother who take time for her children helps them build strong relationships.

11. a mother who laughs teaches joy.

12. a mother who takes care of herself holds together her happy family.

~Michele Borba

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goofy...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 5:27 PM I think I need to work on this a bit?!

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Olivi...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 5:27 PM That is really thoughtful and true. I like it.

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scarr...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 6:37 PM Love it.

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krist...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 7:36 PM that is great what is the book you are reading I can always use parenting help I did not have the greatest role models for parenting. LOL

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4Munc...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:14 PM I tihnk I need to work on that too... sometimes I fall short!

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