Notes to Self: Daily Reminders

  • Overlook it. If you can't overlook it, forgive it.
  • It's their life.
  • If they want advice, they'll ask for it.
  • Keep up your own interests.
  • Be enthusiastic. It beats being critical.
  • It's better to be liked than right.
  • Let them treat you to something.
  • Keep good-housekeeping tips to yourself


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October 29, 2012


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Susan Adcox

I've been very fortunate in that, with regard to what really matters, my children and I still share the same basic philosophies. I'd like to think that never coercing them into a particular mindset helped.

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