Friday, May 12, 2006

Friday Funny... Mother's Day Style!

Things I Learned From My Mother:

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."

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

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

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

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

8. My mother taught me about WEATHER.
"This room of yours looks like a tornado went through it."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. My mother taught me about ESP.
"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you'll be cold?"

17. My mother taught me about HUMOR.
"When that lawnmower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."

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

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

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

21. My mother taught me about SHARING.
" I’m going to give you a piece of my mind!"

22. My mother taught me about FEAR.
"One day you'll have a child who'll do the same things to you."

(updated: from an email)

Happy Mother's Day, friends!

9 Comments:

Blogger Chana said...

The lawnmower thing..yeah I wasn't allowed to cut the lawn b/c I was so petite (and of course I wanted to). Funny thing she started..I don't do it to this day!
Sorry hubby of mine!
Thanks for stopping by!

2:42 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

hi kimmy - still thinking of you and hoping you are doing well - ((hugs))

2:53 PM  
Blogger Chana said...

What a wonderful list. What a wonderful mom you got. That's where you get it from eh?

Happy Mother's Day my friend to you and your mom. Hope you are feeling a bit better my dear. Take care and i hope you enjoy your day. You are a great mom to Jacob.

3:55 PM  
Blogger FrogLegs said...

*giggle*

Happy Mother's Day!!

4:39 PM  
Blogger Bar Bar A said...

What a crack up!!!!

5:09 PM  
Blogger stacey said...

Those are so funny!!
Happy Mother's Day to you!

6:40 PM  
Blogger Stacie said...

OMGosh..My mother said almost every single one of those things to me! Many Many Many times! ROFL! FAB! Stacie

9:53 PM  
Blogger monica said...

Love this one.

8:38 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

That's funny- it was my dad who quoted most of those, really.

11:23 AM  

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