Don't Hurt Yourself
Because of this I often tried to think of two words I could say to my kids that they would always remember and that would have a positive impact on their lives. I wanted those two words to say something grand that would summerize a lot of things that I would like them to be reminded of. Something that might steer them away from using cigaretes, drugs, and alcohol; or engaging unprotected sex or any number of dangerous activities.
I never could come up with those two words, but I came up with three:
DON'T HURT YOURSELF