What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Parent

Moms share the valuable lessons they learned from their own moms about being a parent (16 Photos)

Erika Rasmusson Janes on Apr 23, 2013 at 5:59PM

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What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Parent

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Parenting Lessons From Mom

She's your mom, and you love her (even if you've butted heads a time or two or -- let's be honest -- 2,000). But if you're anything like us, you started to appreciate her a lot more when you became a mom yourself. Now, you want her to advice on everything from sleep training to tween angst. We asked real moms to share the best parenting lessons they learned from their moms. Hankie alert: These might just make you tear up!

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"My mom has taught me that a mom can be her daughter's best friend and still parent with honor, discipline and respect. She also taught me that most of life's problems can be solved with a tune on the guitar and a hug." -- Jen

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