Moms….Ya Gotta Love ’em!

Here is a list of the most common and popular momisms. This motherly advice transcends the borders of time, space, language and culture. For kids are kids everywhere and Moms are always Moms…caring, concerned, all knowing and full of love.

  • Don’t make that face or it’ll freeze in that position.
  • If I talked to my mother like you talk to me….
  • Always wear clean underwear; you never know when you’ll have an accident.
  • Be careful or you’ll put your eye out.
  • What if everyone jumped off a cliff? Would you do it, too?
  • You have enough dirt behind those ears to grow potatoes!
  • Close that door! Were you born in a barn?
  • If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.
  • Don’t put that in your mouth; you don’t know where it’s been!
  • Be careful what you wish for, it might come true.
  • Don’t eat those, they will stunt your growth.
  • If you don’t eat those, you will stunt your growth.
  • What’s meant to be, is meant to be. 
  • It doesn’t matter what you accomplish, I’ll always be proud of you.
  • I hope that when you grow up, you have kids “Just Like you”! 
  • Because I’m your mother that’s why.
  • This is why we can’t have nice things.
  • If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times.
  • Eat your vegetables, those children in China (Africa, Vietnam) would be happy to have some broccoli to eat!
  • If you fall out of that tree and break your leg , don’t come running to me.
  • Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. 
  • YES, I *AM* the boss of you.
  • Because I said so. 
  • Just wait till your father gets home. 
  • No dessert till you clean off your plate.
  • I brought you into this world and I can take you OUT !!
  • I’ve got eyes in the back of my head, that’s how
  • Get that thing out of your mouth! (or nose)
  • Just you wait until you have kids of your own – then you’ll understand
  • I slave for hours over a hot stove and this is the thanks I get?!
  • Honestly… You’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on!
  • Bored! How can you be bored? I was never bored at your age.

I found these “Momisms” on this website      Thanks!

Miss You Mom!


2 responses

  1. Mo, those are so funny!

    How about, “Shut your mouth and eat”! Just TRY that ONE! My brother and I did and the food ended up all over our shirts! Our mother was NOT happy!


  2. Ooh, lady, ain’t it the truth! Thanks for reminding us moms of our power. From one Super Mom to another, Happy Mother’s Day. Hugs, Michelle

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