THEY teach us pretty much everything – from manners and morals to telling the time and tying shoe laces. Whether we are four or 74, mums are usually the first people we turn to for advice – and maybe a cuddle. To celebrate Mother’s Day tomorrow, KATE JACKSON asks six writers to share those little gems their own mums passed down to them. Jane Moore GROWING up, it was just me and my mum and the things she taught me would fill a book. But if I was to choose just one piece of advice that stuck and sustains to this day, it was: “Earn your own money.” “Then,” Pat would add, “you will only ever be in a situation because you want to be in it, rather than because you have to be.” It’s a mantra I have passed on to my own daughters, who are all strong, independent young women with a fantastic work ethic. My mother, who continues to be a force of nature to this day, was supportive but not pushy, firm but always fair and rarely, if ever, raised her voice. She had “a look” that would stop me in my tracks. But most of… Read full this story
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