To my children: There are many things I hope to teach you. Among them is your great worth. In order for you to know your worth, you have to know your birth mother. Your birth mother brought you into this world. Your birth mother gives her heritage, her culture, and her family roots to you. She will always loves you. There are many people in your life who care for you, and for whom I hope you will develop a deep respect–your birth mother being chief among them. Here are six things I hope to teach you about your birth mother.