Most of the things that I have learned in this life; those real, momentous things that remain with us for the rest of our lives, I have had to learn the hard way.
The way I should.
I have been blessed with parents who have worked their asses off to give me a beautiful life. But, they did not spare any expense on driving home the importance of knowing the value of a dollar, and how far hard work and integrity can take you in this life. I learned this by receiving my first job two weeks after my 14th birthday. Almost eight years later, I am still an employee there.
My father taught me to stand my ground, but to also realize when you are wrong, and to never be too proud to apologize.
My mother taught me life is a lot more fun when you learn that things…
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