05/08/2014 12:00 am ET

Little Life Lessons Mom Taught Us That We Should Remember Every Day

A mother-child relationship is a curious thing. It starts out as one of basic necessity (infanthood), morphs into one of emotional inconsistency (adolescence), and often ends as one of mutual respect and love.

As adults, parents can be more like friends than guides. Mom may give great advice when it comes to your job, your love life and more, but what about her teachings about ethics and morality? Remember when she showed you the importance of independence at a young age? Below are some of our favorite little lessons mom taught us early on.

New York Life believes in perpetuating all the good that's in your life, and recognizing the good that gets passed down from one generation to the next. With Mother's Day around the corner, they want to remind everyone of this by celebrating Moms in a new, innovative way. Check it out here and share something you've learned from your Mom!

Little Life Lessons From Mom

Do you have a lesson your Mom passed down to you? Share it here!