18 Life Lessons From Grandma
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18 Life Lessons From Grandma

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18 Life Lessons From Grandma

We moved my grandparents in with us when I was in sixth grade. Since then, I've spent nearly every morning sipping on coffee and crunching on a piece of toast with my grandmother. Eight years later, and I've learned some of life's most valuable lessons from the most amazing woman I have ever come across. So here are 18 things I've come to internalize over the years:

1. Always smile ... it'll make them wonder what you're up to.

2. Don't be afraid to show someone you love them.

3. Make time to dance in the kitchen late at night with the one you love.

4. Pray every night.

5. If he makes you cry, he's not worth your time.

6. Never go to bed angry... You never know what is going to happen.

7. It's okay to drink an entire pot of coffee by yourself. (Thanks for feeding my addiction, Gram.)

8. If someone doesn't like you, just smile... It'll either make them feel guilty or piss them off - and you win either way.

9. Fox News is always right... Some discrepancy there, though.

10. Quiet is never a good thing... Especially if you have kids around.

11. Music can heal your soul - listen to it everyday.

12. Cookies and milk is an acceptable meal.

13. Whatever you choose to do, do it with everything you've got.

14. Good friends make the best boyfriends (or girlfriends).

15. Never talk bad about someone... Even a fish who doesn't open its mouth can't get caught.

16. Sing your heart out - even if you're not good, it'll make you feel better.

17. Family is everything.

18. If you're going to give someone a hug, make it a Real Hug.

Cherish the moments spent with your grandparents because they know more than you think. Embrace the little things in life, and keep laughing. Some of the best memories are made when gathered around the table.

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