11 Things To Tell Your Aging Parents Before They Die

1. You’ll never forget your family vacations at the shore

vacation

2. You saw your mother sneak cigarettes, even though she swore she stopped smoking five years ago

cigarette

3. They’d better leave you the good china because you love it more than your siblings do

4. Their hard work inspired you to work hard

hardwork

5. You know your mother secretly had an eyelid lift

surgery

6. It was you, not your little sister, who broke their invaluable Ming vase 30 years ago

vase

7. How much your son reminds you of your father

grandfather-and-grandson

8. You learned how to listen more and talk less from them

quiet

9. You know how much your father really hates your meatloaf, even though he raved about it all the time

meatloaf

10. You know they never obeyed your rules about your kids when they babysat

grandmother-playing

11. How much you love them

family

  • CathyLynchLawdanski

    Beautiful and funny. My dad hated meatloaf, but it was the first thing I learned to cook, so he ate it! I’ve been missing them both! You gave me a chuckle and brought a tear to my eye!

    • Westy J

      me too with the meatloaf lol…thank you for sharing!