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17 mamas share the best advice their dad ever gave them

Dads seemingly always have the answers we need. They're full of wisdom, from knowing how to fix our cars to handling our little's tantrums peacefully. And for many dad and daughter duos, a father's example and advice impacts the lives of generations to come.

In honor of Father's Day, we asked #TeamMotherly to share the best advice that their dad ever gave them. From gaining self-confidence to understanding when to let things go, here's what they had to say.

"My grandpa always said, 'You can be anything you want to be and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.'"—Annie C.

"When you are feeling down, do something kind for someone else—it will help you forget about yourself."—Beth P.

"He didn't always tell us with words, but with his actions growing up. My dad shows incredible patience, kindness, and has a natural interest in other people which makes him a great listener!"—Megan H.

"In life, sometimes you have little and sometimes you have a lot, nothing stays the way it is forever. That's what makes life fun."—Adrina C.

"Go ask your mom.😂"—Alexis D.

"Better to be early for work and appointments rather than late."—Elizabeth C.

"If you can lay your head down at night and feel you gave today your best shot, then you know you're doing alright. Love my Daddy!"—Chelsea Atwell

"When you least expect it, expect it.😉"—Marie B.

"It's much easier to get into something than it is to get out of it."—Jessie T.

"Growing up, my father used to tell me, 'never stop educating yourself. The more knowledge you have, the more you know your own rights, so keep moving.' I share the same advice with my daughters."—Fadumo X.

"If you worry, you die, if you don't worry, you still die... so why worry?"—Tania O.

"Do what you need to do first and then do what you want to do later.💜"—Jennifer E.

"When you get knocked down, get back up again, no matter how many times—get up."—Nicola S.

"My dad taught me that I'm the only one responsible for myself. I'm responsible for my actions and the way I treat people. So don't let others affect me too much, give people the benefit of the doubt, and try to make a positive impact whenever you go."—Megan C.

"Know your worth and don't accept anything less.💪"—Colleen W.

"Speak less listen more, be kind and strong, don't let anything unfinished. If you fall get back up, family is everything, live love & be happy you only have one life."—Elena R.M.

"You don't have to attend every argument you're invited to."—Dana P.

We're so thankful for all of the father figures in our lives.

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