Newt Gingrich’s fabulous advice to my (our) child (children)

It was almost 9 pm and the typically structured {it’s a school night and we have to wake up early} me decided to do a u-turn into the Barnes & Noble parking lot to see if we could catch Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.  I remembered seeing a poster in the window promoting his book signing for his (this was in May 2008) book, Days of Infamy.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich writing down his advice to my son (donned in t-ball uniform - how perfect!)

As Newt was wrapping up, he saw my seven-year old and waved him over.  It was a moment we will never forget!  {And one I thankfully did not let pass by.  I take more detours these days.}  He wrote this on the inside cover.

Dream Big

Work Hard

Learn Everyday

Enjoy Life

Be True to Yourself

– Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich

Even though it was meant for my little guy, it’s something we are NEVER too old to live by! Use it to write your story.

Happy Fourth of July to us all!


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