Colleyville, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2011
What parents teach children will serve them for a lifetime. Seven foundational life lessons are shared in a Father’s Day poem titled “What I Learned From You” by Gary Hennerberg.
These are life lessons that Hennerberg learned as a boy while observing his dad, Alvin, a farmer from Nebraska. These seven life lessons come from the perspective of growing up on a farm, and are sound principles that readily extend to people from all walks of life.
These seven teachings include principles such as:
The unspoken lessons children observe while watching their parents often speak louder and can be more impactful than words or lectures would ever be.
The 440 words in “What I Learned From You” are, arguably, the most important foundational lessons that a person should have in their lifetime. Fathers and mothers alike have a responsibility to be positive role models for their children. Through "What I Learned From You," it's Hennerberg’s hope that parents may be inspired to become stronger role models.
Hennerberg, himself, is the father of two daughters. Using these foundational life lessons from his own father, he and his wife pride themselves on having daughters that have grown up to be responsible students and citizens. One recently completed college, and landed her first job just days after graduating, while the other daughter starts college this fall at a prestigious private school that has offered her generous scholarships. He and his wife have often been sought after for advice about how they so successfully raised their children.
Hennerberg’s Father’s Day tribute, “What I Learned From You,” is on a website that allows readers to leave their comments and videos about their own father using their Facebook account.
Hennerberg is also the author of "Urges," a book about his childhood struggle with trichotillomania, more commonly known as hair pulling disorder. In his book he shares examples and life stories of love and support given to him by his mother and father. He has gone on to become a successful marketing consultant and writer specializing in internet direct marketing.
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