1. Your dad loves you more than you could ever imagine.
  2. Read.
  3. I want you to dress however you want to, and go wherever you like, but I also don’t trust boys, so we’ve got a tricky road to navigate, together.
  4. People will lie, hurt and betray you. The truth will set you free.
  5. Your mother is the most amazing person I have ever met.
  6. Master a second language, preferably math or English.
  7. Every week, identify yoxur most used word, and eliminate it.
  8. Keep your word.
  9. Collect things.
  10. Talent is learned. Learn a talent.
  11. Avoid gossip.
  12. Ask your mother all the questions. She has lots of answers.
  13. Go bushwalking on mountains.
  14. Ask me how a car works.
  15. Travel to at least three continents.

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