UConn Moms Know Best

There is no doubt that moms give some of the best advice. We asked the members of Women and Philanthropy at UConn for some of the best words of wisdom they’ve received from their moms.

“When you come to a crossroad in life, yield, and think about what the decision will mean.”

-Nancy Crouch

“Don’t complain.”

-Dolores Bohn

“A leopard doesn’t change its spots.  Choose your friends wisely.”

-Brenda Cotton

“Follow your dreams and know that you can create the future you envision.”

-Heather McDonald

“Everything is okay in moderation.”

-Janet Casey

“Choose your friends—not by the color of their skin, but by the color of their socks.”

-Mo Cotton Kelly

“Be graceful and kind.”

-Mia Hawlk

“Be good, be careful, and have fun.”

-Mary Leslie

“Be grateful!”

-Meg Warren

“Life is like living in a swamp, there will be crocodiles, keep swimming.”

-Meena Vyas

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