This is from a friend on Facebook!  Many of these things my mom never said, either my dad did or a friend’s mom did.

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!”

My mother taught me LOGIC.

“Because I said so, that’s why.”

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.”

My mother taught me FORESIGHT.

“Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”

My mother taught me IRONY.

“Keep crying, and I’ll give you something to cry about.”

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.”

My mother taught me RELIGION.

“You better pray that will come out of the carpet”

My dad did too….

“We better pray that your mother doesn’t find out.”

My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS .

“Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

My mother taught me about CONTORTION-ISM.

“Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!”

My mother taught me HUMOR.

“When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don’t come running to me.”

My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.

“Just wait until we get home.”

or

“Just wait until your father gets home.”

My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE. (This is one my Grandmother used to say)

“If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to get stuck that way.”

My mother taught me about RECEIVING .

“You are going to get it when you get home!”

My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT .

“If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll never grow up.”

My mother taught me GENETICS. (My mom still uses this now!)

“You’re just like your father.”

My mother taught me about my ROOTS.

“Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”

My mother taught me WISDOM.

“When you get to be my age, you’ll understand.”

My mother taught me about JUSTICE.

“One day you’ll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!”

My mother taught me about CHOICE.

“Do you want me to stop this car?”

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