Grandma knows best! Our readers share 12 tips

By admin
24 October 2013

Most have us have at some point or another received advice from our grandmothers (consider yourself lucky if you did!). We asked YOU readers to find the best pearls of wisdom they ever received from their grandmothers. Here’s what they had to say.

  1.  "Don’t fear the dead, for they will do you no harm. Fear the living" - Esmeralda Freire
  2.  “There is no substitute for good breeding!” - Mary Coetzee
  3.  When Allah (God) closes a door He always opens a window so that you may have a clearer option to make the right decision” - Salama Suliman
  4.  “My gran once told me "Hold a Panado pill between your legs and if that pill falls you are in big trouble!" - Simone Strydom
  5.  “A good name is worth more than material possessions” - Sevani Singaram
  6.  “Take pride in your appearance, your word and your work. This not only earns you respect from others but most importantly, it develops your self-respect”. – Tatum Marylind Strauss
  7.  “Don't do unto others that you don't want to be done to you and let others see the good in you. She also told me that if I do good to others I'll one day get my reward in heaven”. – Deidre Bosch
  8.  “If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to u, it's yours, if it doesn't it never was!” – Charlene De Bruin
  9.  “Always take a jersey with you.” - Sian Gwyneth Edwards
  10.  “Always wear clean underwear. You never know when you'll be in an accident.” - Charmane Gonzalez
  11.  “Never deny your husband in the bedroom.” - Tracy Phillips
  12.  “The man is the head of the house! But it is the wife who is the neck and she turns the head”. - Pat Griessel

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received from your grandmother?

-          Faiza Mallick (@MsFaiza)

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