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5 ways moms teach life lessons everyday

In this Tuesday, March 30, 2010, photo, Patti Lawson, right, and her daughter Katie Byrne, 22, are photographed on the campus of Gettysburg College, in Gettysburg, Pa. Moms are always in the news doing different things. And they're teaching valuable life lessons as they do it.

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Are there life lessons that moms can teach us?
Why, yes, of course.
In recent weeks, mothers have made the news for a number of reasons -- and given us some valuable advice in the process.
Here are six things we've learned from their examples:
Find the lesson in everything.
Life can get in the way of things. We all know that. And sometimes, kids have to grow up without a father. So was the case with Derek Williams, who recently wrote for NPR about how his mother taught him how to be a good person.
“My mom was this ...


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