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Best advice from mom: Don’t live up to anyone’s expectations but your own

Alyson Normandin and her mother are the Positively Jax winners. Alyson's mother's advice is to not live up to anyone's expectations but your own, exceed them and then keep going.
Alyson Normandin and her mother are the Positively Jax winners. Alyson's mother's advice is to not live up to anyone's expectations but your own, exceed them and then keep going.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – All month long we are celebrating mom.

We are asking what’s the best advice your mom ever gave you.

Then, each week we will pick a winner and announce it on The Morning Show

Our second winner is Alyson Normandin and her mom, Dot.

Alyson says: “Her advice was not to live up to anyone’s expectations but my own and then exceed them, then keep going.”

If you would like to be a Positively Jax winner like Alyson, share your best advice with us in 50 words or less.

We also ask that you share a photo of your mom.

You must be a News4Jax Insider to enter. Go to News4Jax.com/profile.

The deadline to enter is May 25.

Our prizes are provided by Fields Land Rover of Jacksonville.


About the Author:

This Emmy Award-winning television, radio and newspaper journalist has anchored The Morning Show for 18 years.