A wise woman once told me, “I’m raising a man, not a hockey player.” My goal as a mom is to pass along wisdom from my life lessons that will help them in their beautiful lives.

When you are pregnant, your dreams run wild with wishes for your child’s future. At almost 10 years into being a parent, I have 100 times the amount of dreams for my kids then I did when I was pregnant. I created a list of 12 life lessons that I hope to raise my boys to know.

12 Things I will teach my boys