As parents, we work so hard to instill good manners and good behavior in our kids. (And our parents, hopefully, in us). And, there’s probably one life lesson Mom or Dad passed along to you that you still remember and think is of high importance today, like, say “Please” and “Thank you”; open doors for people; respect your elders; try a little bit of everything on your plate when you’re a guest at someone’s house and so on. 246 more words