50 Things Mom Was Right About

50 Things Mom Was Right About

This post is for my beautiful, strong, hardworking, kind mother, Andrea Kohn. My brothers and I put our brains together for this one. We are three very proud sons that truly feel loved and are deeply grateful for all that you have blessed us with.

Thank you to my mom for supporting me no matter what.

Always positive. Always loving. Thank you mama.

And of course. You were right…

50 Things My Mom Was Right About:

  1. You should make your bed first thing in the morning
  2. You should wear a jacket
  3. You shouldn’t buy shit you don’t need
  4. You need to eat your vegetables
  5. You have way too many clothes
  6. Watching TV makes you lazy
  7. You’re 16 – you don’t actually know what you’re talking about
  8. Nothing good ever happens at sleepovers
  9. You need to take the time to say thank you
  10. That’s a stupid shirt
  11. You really should get up and go to church
  12. Nobody likes someone who can’t handle their alcohol
  13. You’re 17 – it’s not the end of the world
  14. You need to always wear a seatbelt
  15. Always surround yourself with positive, uplifting people
  16. You need to be the bigger person – it doesn’t matter what they did
  17. You’re 18 – you’re not as smart as you think you are
  18. Don’t worry about what you want and be grateful for what you have
  19. You need to be patient
  20. Things are going to get better
  21. You’re never going to get a girlfriend acting like that
  22. Your girlfriend is a hoe
  23. One day you’ll realize that I’m actually kind of a cool mom
  24. You’re 19 – you don’t need to worry about girls right now
  25. You should always think of others first
  26. Your brothers will be your best friends one day
  27. You should never complain
  28. A lot of people don’t have it as good as you do – be grateful
  29. You should be nicer to your brothers
  30. You should never treat someone poorly. You don’t know what they’re going through
  31. You’re 20 – you still don’t actually know what you’re talking about
  32. Your family is the most important thing in the world
  33. You need to be kind to every person you meet
  34. It’s not the end of the world
  35. You’re 21 – you need to start acting like it
  36. Your brothers look up to you, you need to set a good example for them
  37. Be positive regardless of what happened
  38. It’s not that big of a deal
  39. You’re 22 – you don’t need to have your whole life figured out right now
  40. You should always be a man of your word
  41. You’re rich in blessings
  42. Time moves fast, especially as you get older
  43. You need to thank God everyday for what you have
  44. You’re 23 – you’re old enough to make your own decisions
  45. You’re going to miss us when you’re out of the house
  46. We are truly blessed
  47. You’re 24 – we are proud of you (because you listened)
  48. You should have listened to me sooner
  49. Your father and I love you more than you could ever know
  50. One day, when you’re old enough, you’re going to realize I was right about a lot of things