Great Truths About Life That Adults Have Learned" 1. Raising teenagers is like nailing JELLO to a tree. 2. There is always a lot to be thankful for, if you take the time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt. 3. The best way to keep kids at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere, and let the air out of their tires. 4. Car sickness is the feeling you get when the monthly car payment is due. 5. Families are like fudge.....mostly sweet with a few nuts. 6. Laughing helps. It's like jogging on the inside. 7. Middle age is when you start choosing your cereal for the fiber, not the toy. 8. My mind not only wanders, sometimes it leaves completely. 9. If you can remain calm, you just don't have all of the facts. 10. You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoes and wonder what else you can do while you're down there.