One of my favorite blogs, Catching Fireflies, is having a giveaway. They're giving away 10 lovely pearl necklaces and the way to enter is simple. Just go to Catching Fireflies' BLOG POST and answer the question:
What pearls of wisdom has your mother passed on to you, or what pearls of wisdom do you hope to pass on to your children?
Hurry over to THEIR BLOG by Thursday, May 7 (no registration or sign-up required.) On Friday they will choose their favorite wisdom comment and then post the 10 pearls of wisdom winners on the blog that afternoon.
If you have time, it would be fun if you'd share your pearls here too. For the record, my mom did not teach me to knit, or sew, or swim. But she did instill in me a sense of right and wrong, of perserverance, of fairness, of faith, and of duty. She also has given me advice about cooking, child-rearing (yes, even potty training), and sometimes even decorating. She's been a rock when I needed strength, a shoulder when I needed to cry, and an ear when I needed to sound off. My mother has been, and continues to be, a treasured blessing and I consider her my very best friend.