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51 Things My Mom Didn't Think I Was Listening To...

Yeah, you thought you were talking to a brick wall, but I swore I heard you, Mother.

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51 Things My Mom Didn't Think I Was Listening To...
Stephanie Therrien

  • Always buckle your seatbelt
  • Laugh loudly
  • Take things lightly
  • Clean up your mess now…
  • …Cleaning up your mess four days from now is disgusting
  • Beauty is defined far beyond the outside
  • Respect yourself, always
  • Your siblings will one day be your best friends
  • Don't be scared to be who you are
  • Stand up for yourself
  • You can be just as strong as that boy is
  • Treat everyone you meet with respect…
  • …But don't ever let someone walk all over you
  • Walk away from anything that no longer serves you happiness
  • Put down your phone and go outside
  • Call home every once and a while
  • Always, always help others
  • Get a good night's rest
  • Believe in yourself above everything
  • Personal hygiene is not an option
  • Be the bigger person in all situations
  • No fight is worth the consequences
  • The minute a man puts his hands on you, walk away
  • You do not need someone to make you happy
  • Stay humble…
  • …You're never better than anyone else, ever.
  • Study hard
  • Do not ever rely on anyone for anything, you're capable
  • Don't expect handouts...
  • ..But don't be afraid to ask for help sometimes
  • You will never be alone
  • You are supported
  • Eat the dessert…
  • …Beauty is also not defined by a number on a scale
  • Stay organized
  • Prioritize
  • Procrastinating only hurts you
  • It's okay to hurt sometimes
  • Love with your whole heart and nothing less
  • Wash your blankets once in a while..
  • …Even the small ones you think you don't have to wash
  • Give yourself time to relax
  • Don't hold grudges
  • Don't drink…
  • ..And because you're a kid and will, don't ever get in the car with someone who has
  • Call me if you need a ride
  • Give more than you take
  • Don't skip breakfast
  • Do what will make you happiest
  • I am always proud of you
  • Don't forget, I love you
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