Our families play a significant role in our development as people.  That is why I think it is important to highlight good examples of how families, especially parents, influence us.

Joshua Becker at Becoming Minimalist celebrates the impact his parents had on him by writing a post listing 60 life lessons he learned from his parents.

“No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.” ― Brad Meltzer

This weekend, my mother celebrates her 60th birthday. In two months, my father will celebrate his 60th as well. Unfortunately, the miles separate us. And I regret not being able to be there to celebrate with them.

My mother and father have been wonderful parents to me. They have worked hard to provide a stable foundation for my life and future. They have taught me invaluable lessons about work, marriage, parenting, relationships, and life. And to celebrate their 60th birthday, I thought I would use this public forum to give them the praise they deserve.

Continue reading 60 Life Lessons I Learned from my Parents

Questions to Consider:

  • What are three essential life lessons you learned from your parents?
  • What relationship lesson did you learn from your parents that has been the most valuable?
  • What life lessons do you want to make sure your children learn?
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