As a "for instance": We're going to have to get rid of our beloved Shelby and re-home her (a long
There was a lot I didn't learn from my mom (for instance, she's not exactly the home-maker type), but there's plenty I did learn from her. I learned to be strong, but to also be kind. I learned to stand up for yourself, but also to stand up for those who cannot stand for themselves. I learned to be frugal, but also to be generous. I learned to pray to God but to row for the shore. I learned to teach your kids to do for themselves but when you can you should give your kids everything you've got.
Thanks for the lessons, and everything else you do for me, Mama.