25 Rules for Mothers of Sons

Thanks for sending this, Mom.
1. Teach him the words for how he feels.





2. Be a cheerleader for his life.




3. Teach him how to do laundry.




4. Read to him and read with him.




5. Encourage him to dance.





6. Make sure he has examples of good men who are powerful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity.




7. Make sure he has examples of women who are beautiful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity.


8. Be an example of a beautiful woman with brains, determination, and integrity.



9. Teach him to have manners.

Manners– um, yes that would be Raynes eating off his neighbor’s plate

10. Give him something to believe in.



11. Teach him that there are times when you need to be gentle.



12. Let him ruin his clothes.



13. Learn how to throw a football.

(A soccer ball works too)



14. Go outside with him.





15. Let him lose.




16. Give him opportunities to help others.




17. Remind him that practice makes perfect.





18. Answer him when he asks, “Why?”





19. Always carry band-aids and wipes on you.




20. Let his dad teach him how to do things.





21. Give him something to release his energy.




22. Build him forts.





23. Take him to new places.



24. Kiss him.



25. Be home base. 


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