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Your Mama's wisdom

1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning the house."

2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."

3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL.
"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"

4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
" Because I said so, that's why."

5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC.
"If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me."

6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."

7. My mother taught me IRONY.
"Keep crying, and I'll give you something to cry about."

8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
"Shut your mouth and eat your supper."

9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM.
"Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!"

10. My mother taught me about STAMINA.
"You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."

11. My mother taught me about WEATHER.
"This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."

12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY.
"If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!"

13. My mother taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE.
"I brought you into this world, and I can take you out."

14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
"Stop acting like your father!"

15. My mother taught me about ENVY.
"There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do."

16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
"Just wait until we get home."

17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING.
"You are going to get it when you get home!"

18. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
"If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way."

19. My mother taught me ESP.
"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?"

20. My mother taught me HUMOR.
"When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."

21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.
"If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up."

22. My mother taught me GENETICS.
"You're just like your father."

23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
"Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?"

24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
"When you get to be my age, you'll understand."

25. And my favorite: My mother taught me about JUSTICE.
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!"

Sounds familiar to me.

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We Moms....

.......... have an instruction manual. It's passed on from mothers to daughters.

Now, each generation thinks it can make some changes that are more, shall I say, kind, but when push comes to shove, we fall back on the oldies. Happy

Some entrepreneur should put it all on a CD.

Angeline (who also said to her son when he got a BB gun, "You'll shoot your eye out!")

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(NT) (NT) Angeline, you sound like my kinda Mom...hugs.
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Twins separated at birth?

Jack, are you sure we aren?t twins who were separated at birth?

Say, HI to Maw. Wink

JP Cool

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Things my mother taught me

1. Don't ask the questions unless you're prepared for the answer.

2. Don't make ultimatums unless you're ready for the outcome.

3. Good, bad, or indifferent....everything's only temporary.

4. If you expect nothing, you won't be disappointed because it's all you'll get.


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Sure brings back memories

of reality. I sure miss all those famous quotes. Wife says, and I can add a few more, which she can, believe me. One of my favorite ones is #13 Happy


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You forgot

your Mom could manage to say 'Shame on you' while laughing her butt off, (sometime wetting) after you told her a naughty joke. Happy

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