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Lessons my children taught me

                               Lessons my children taught me I am a mother of six: A thirteen-year-old girl, a six-year-old boy, five-year-old girl, four-year-old girl, three-year-old boy and a 17-month-old boy. Everyday is an adventure, some days are good and somedays are not so good. What I have learned over they years us that I am not just teaching my children but they are teaching me as well.  For instance they put a whole new meaning to if there is a will there's a way. My three year old will climb everything without fear, just to get into the one thing you do not want him to have. He views every obstacle as a way to challenge himself, If he falls or fails to get what he wants he keeps trying it over and over again until he gets what he wants. It amazes me the persistance, motivation and perserverance he has. So basically he is teaching me that in order to succeed or get what I want I need to push myself and everytime I fall I need to get up and try again.  The next example comes from my thirteen-year-old. She is