9 Life Lessons Your Kids Won't Learn In School

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There are some life lessons you're never too old to learn (or re-learn), but it never hurts to start early! Next time you and your kiddos need a laugh, teach them these funny life lessons they won't learn in school.

1. Don't worry about what other people think; they don't do it very often. (aka be yourself!)

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2. Before criticizing someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes. (Just kidding!)

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3. If at first you don't succeed, try doing it the way Mom told you to in the first place.

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4. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

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5. Some days you're the pigeon; some days you're the statue.

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6. Boys are from Earth. Girls are from Earth. Deal with it.

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7. Never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she’s pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.

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8. Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.

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9. Your Mom loves you anyway.

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>> Read more: 14 Lessons Every Mother Should Teach Her Daughter

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