100 Things to Teach my Son

100 things to teach my son
A couple of months back I did an article on 100 things to teach my daughter and here is my 100 things to teach my son for my Max.
100 things to teach my son
1. You are beautiful inside and out
2. You can be anything you want to be
3. Hard work equals success, however large or small
4. Always be kind
5. Treat others how you would like them to treat you
6. When you need me I am there for you, whenever, wherever
7. Always take pride in your personal hygiene and appearance
8. Exercise, stay fit and healthy
9. Have lots of fun!IMG_4142.PNG
10. You will never know just how much and how deeply I love you with every fibre of my being
11. Treat girls with the utmost respect
12. Always kiss and hug your mamma!
13. Travel the world, there’s so much to see and learn
14. Enjoy as many new experiences as you can
15. It’s not the quantity of friends, it’s the quality
16. People always remember how you make them feel, never forget that
17. Trust your gut instincts
18. Give to others in need
19. Be happy & if something makes you unhappy move on
20. Believe in yourself always
21. Read
22. Wear sunscreen
23. Work hard, play hard
24. Smile, people are drawn to happy people
25. Take lots of photographs to document your life and whereabouts
26. Appreciate your health, there is no greater blessing than a healthy body
27. Don’t compare yourself to others, you’re unique, you’re amazing, you’re you
28. Never go to bed on an argument
29. Sometimes saying nothing has more effect
30. Remember, it’s your actions not your belongings that define you
31. Watch every episode of Friends
32. Some girls will break your heart but I promise you’ll get over them
33. Keep practicing the piano
34. Wash your hands often
35. Good manners & common sense go a long way
3IMG_4176.PNG6. Appreciate what you have
37. Eat more fruit & vegetables every day
38. Don’t be too hard on others, there are often hidden circumstances we don’t understand
39. Always be gracious, your level of gratitude reveals your character
40. Share your sense of humour
41. Always look people in the eye when you’re talking to them
42. Don’t scrimp on wine, aftershave, shoes, your watch & choice of flowers & restaurant for your girl, they say a lot about a man
43. Always have some money saved
44. Always save some money for your taxi home
45. Jealousy is a very ugly emotion
46. Learn how to cook, sew, DIY, clean, iron, drive
47. Don’t take yourself too seriously
48. Drink champagne & dance on the table
49. I don’t care how late it is, if you need me call me, I’ll be there
50. Learn how to say no sometimes
51. Don’t be afraid to ask for what you want and go out & get it
52. I’ve ALWAYS got your back
53. A good cry is great therapy sometimes
54. You never lose friends, you just find out who the real ones are
55. Be careful who you trust
56. Don’t ever chase a girl who’s not interested, the right one will find you
57. Accept compliments graciously
58. You can’t control what others think of you, let it go
59. Enjoy the things you’re passionate about
60. Never put anything on social media that you wouldn’t want on the front page of a newspaper
61. I will be your best friend but your mum more
62. Do good deeds
63. A positive attitude gives you a positive life
64. Laugh often
65. If you’re wrong say you’re sorry
66. Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today
67. Plan for the future but don’t forget to enjoy the moment
68. Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle
69. Enthusiasm is a fabulous trait
70. If you fail to prepare you prepare to fail
71. Enjoy music
72. Remember not everyone will like you & that’s ok
73. Every mistake is a lesson, learn from them
74. Always say I love you!
75. Always try new things
76. Look after your teeth
77. Don’t let fear hold you back
78. Make a bucket list
79. Surround yourself with beauty & beautiful people inside
80. If it makes you feel uncomfortable don’t do it or say it
81. You can always come home
82. Don’t be afraid to stick up for yourself but don’t ever be a bully
83. Showing emotion is not a sign of weakness
84. Confidence gets you a long way
85. Remember trust is earned & once it’s broken it’s hard to get back
86. Don’t be late
87. Don’t let people down
88. Hugs are good
89. Life isn’t always fairIMG_4239.PNG
90. Fitness is a necessity not a luxury
91. Chase your dreams & don’t let anyone tell you you can’t
92. Be nice to your sister, she will be your best friend when you’re older
93. Learn the art of conversation, it’s vital in life
94. Find a good barber/hairdresser
95. Call me if you’re going to be late, I worry constantly
96. Pick your battles
97. Be a gentleman at all times
98. Keep a nice home, be house proud
99. Never stop doing Karate
100. Be fabulous, be you!!!

 

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