Hudson Valley Parent

HVP September 2019

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16 Hudson Valley Parent n September 2019 many women struggle to achieve. Salton sees now that she set a good example that a woman could work and have a home life. 5. Treat others as they wish to be treated Salton says that her children are very giving and involved in the community. "That is a legacy that I passed on to my kids," says Salton, who is still very active as a volunteer for four organizations. "I always taught them to treat others as they wish to be treated. We always had room for others who needed a place to stay." 6. Let kids try to be who they are As her last words of advice, Salton says, "You don't realize until your children are grown that the best thing you can do for them is to let them try to be who they are and to just raise them to be good people." 7. Teach kids the value of hard work Jean Ries of Cornwall raised four children, has seven grandchildren and is now enjoying her first great grandchild. She describes her own parents as people who came from humble beginnings and who made something of themselves. Ries paints a vivid picture of a young couple who had a dream, worked hard and supported each other. Growing up, Ries' mother worked in the Boston shipyard as an electrical assistant and her father was away in the Army. Even though her mother was working, she went to beauticians' school at night and ultimately 15 LESSONS (Continued from Page 15) Find everything you need to get your child classroom ready. Sponsored by

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