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What's The Best Advice Your Parents Ever Gave You?

My mum once said to me

"I'm a woman and will tell u authoritatively, chasing girls is a worthless venture.

Remember a magnet never begs for iron, flowers never begs for butterflies, maidens never beg for suitors.

Work on your beign and when you're successful ladies come chasing u ..left, right and center. Never forget this"

Over the years i've come to know this is really true.

Whats the best advice your parents ever gave you?

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Know am four years late, but here goes. My dad: when you visit or live in other people's houses eat and drink whatever they are having too, even when its not up to the standard you are used to. This has taught me humility, even at work.

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my mom, rarely advise ,as sitting us down to talk, but she is always drumming it to our ears, Be closer to God cos only him can porvide those things we cant give you.

My dad's advise are numerous, one of them is, My son, no matter what it takes you, go to sch,even if it means trekking long distances without a shoe go to sch, cos at the end you will get all that has eluded you.

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There was this time my brother & I used to collect money from my dad under false pretext , we'd tell him we need money for this & that and he knew all along but he just indulged us.

One day he sat us down and spoke some sense into us , he said , " everything I have today I bought with my own money , my house , my cars & my business. The car your mum drives & everything I own I bought on my own and I'm telling you as a father to his sons that everything I own I bought myself , what will you tell your own children ?". Since that day we found it hard collecting money from him.

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Face your studies so that you can become 'somebody' in life.

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Mom: No body is better than you, but you are also not better than the next person until and unless you prove it.

Dad: You make your choice, then they make you.

God bless their souls

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dad ---be a wise man

mom---never say to a man u cannot do anything

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don't have any sexual relationship with married women it destroy destiny (my master once told me)

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she taught us to be patient in anything

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God bless your parents Scorpio! That's the best advise for a daughter.

My mum."Ko si gba ti a daso ti a o rile fi wo" meaning "wait for your time"

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Dad: Ur beauty can get you into any man's house but it's ur personality that will keep you there.

Mum: Who u think u are is how the world will see you.

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My father taught me this looooooooooooooong time ago:

'Kolawole no matter how thirsty you are, never you ever go for any kind of (dirty) water'.

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When I graduated my father told me " I have brought you this far, now you are on your own" Hmmm, Daddy refused to be a fall back plan, i had to work hard and build everything with my own hands and it was hard I thought he was wicked because all it would have taken was a note from him to any organization i wanted to work, what was worse then was that he was getting jobs for other peoples children but not us. he let all of us find our own way in the world and we did. And I am the better for it, it thought me to be humble, to work very hard to be independent and to be nice

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My dad

- Good things are not yet out; face your studies now your brain is hot.

My mum ( very conservative )

- Stay away from gals till you are ready for marriage . . .

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My mum would always say-it's ur life @ the end of the day , I cnt kill myself My dad , would always say , A word is enough for the wise

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I will always appreciate my Mum for who she is and the kind of advice she always give to me.

Mum will always tell me that always remember the son of who you are

(ranti omo eni ti iwo se)

My mum will always tell me to be focus and never be illiterate so as to become somebody in future.

Dad : though we never got the time to sit me down or talk to me because he is always keep things to himself

but anytime i misbehave he will shout and tell me that why cant i make use of my initiative

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You could do it, only blv in yourself

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mom never trust every body that smile with u

dad don't abuse ur elders whenever they abuses u

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My Dad told me try and work hard to be sucessful people will leave/disappoint you but your success/education will still remain with you

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late Mum (especially immediately she has just given me money): "I would advise you to take it to the bank and deposit it".

Dad: "There is no harm in trial"

Mum's own has aided me to acquires a good savings culture since my teenage years.

Dad's own has accustomised me to worry least about failures when I adventure.

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Mum: Ranti omo eni ti iwo n se.

Dad: Died too early

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wow thats real.

my dad always says to me that is it not where you are or what you have but how you apply yourself.

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3 pieces of advice you should not give your friend:

- Don't tell your friend not to marry

- Don't tell your friend not to build a house

- Don't tell your friend not to buy a car

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my uncle: all that glitters are not gold

Aunt: the world is not a bed of roses

Mom: don't show that you are in desperate need of anything because the devil will use it to tempt you

dad: if it makes you happy, go for it.

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Mum - Failure in school is not failure in life

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Dad ALWAYS said:  " Say what you mean, and mean what you say" , Great advice that has enabled me to be a confident and trusted leader in the workplace.

From Mom: "Successful people have good relationships with their family."

                             "Strife will hinder yor blessings, Stay out of strife and forgive"

                           and the most practical advice for me as a married woman,

              [center]"Never buy anything as married woman that you could not afford if you suddenly became single"[/center]

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dad; follow peace with all men but don,t let anybody treat u like a coward

mum; god is the key and only solution to all problems, don,t ever 4get to thank him in every situation cos it motivates him to do more!

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Gossips!, it's like a seed planted by d river side which never needs fertilizers to germinate, it destroys relationships. Beware of bad influence, RUMOUR MONAGERS, My papa's advice

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PARENTS WISE SAYINGS

DAD; The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge n controverstiti

MUM; Circumstances dont cause emotions rather your thots and attitudes about dir those circmstances do.

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best one from both of my lovely parents: Don't allow any guy touch you/forget boyfriend and face your studies. Don't carry belle. they preached morality everyday and am glad they did.

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Dad: Any girl you know shame will not allow you to

show to your friends in the afternoon, don't play with

her at night.

Mum.When you take a walk and you hit your head on a wall

then you will know there is no road there. Learn from your mistakes.

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Not that she told me directly, but what I observed from my mom was that she never sweated over small stuff. My advice. Never be bitter, aint worth it.

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well my older brother who i love to death told me this

there is no money for anyone who fails school.

right before handing me my school fees ( talk about motivation)

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Dad: Baby you're not getting married until u graduate so you can concentrate well

Mum: Be independent of people especially guys. (In other words, struggle to make it in life so you will not to be at the mercy of others)

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me de advise ma dad gave was don't get pregnant until u r married if not u will suffer de consequences

read ur books cuz education is key to success

always tell de truth cuz it will set u free and stop been rude!

always believe in your self and always be a good girl

ma mum: be wat u wanna be and dont let people stop u!

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Omg!!!

Fo shizzle!!!!

Papa said "Any thing u do,Be about the money!!!"

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My mom told me always say thd truth on how matter what happen and dad said never u chase a man because of what he has

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The best advice or whatever u call it that i heard was " aye awon okurin ti fo. so when i women finds a guy that she is in love with she must help him put the pieces together"

my mom always tells me " its your life. your life is different from mine. mess up ur life or live it to the fullest"

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My father always tell me never to please other and displease myself. For they will never displease themselves for me. Like you know we children always think we're wiser l have ignored his advice and l realized what he told me is true. So l call myself ONE MAN ARMY for l fight along and die alone, what ever happens to me after taken my act is my problem so l have to dance to the rhythm by myself.

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my mum: 'wot goes around would definitely come around' and i av lived with dis all my life with a meaning dat do unto others what u want others to do to you!

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Mum : Atelewo eni ki tani je (Means something like trust the work of your hands) and Ma fa irun iwaju pomo ti ipako ( don't do dubious things to get success)

Dad: Be transparent in all that you do & never mediate between a husband and a wife

Been hearing this since i was like 10 ofcourse i had no clue what my ma meant until i was older

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avoid "they said he said ,i said" issues if you where not there dont judge

That from Me has a parent to he whom cares to listen

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Marry a man that can cook

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Dad: Whenever you want to get married, make sure the person you have chosen is your friend irrespective of ethnic group.

Mum: Always remember your family background.

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They don't really talk to me so,

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you would never realise the value of money unless you work for it.

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my best is advice is,my mom gave me that she said

never trust men are i belive it,

and try to love everyone,dont learn how to act people.

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Be independent my dad always told me

Thats what i tell my kids too.

I tell them to look forward and move on in life And if anyone (Friends) become to heave to drag along cut them off be4 you fall with them

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