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Lessons from Mother

Sunday is the day set aside to recognize and give thanks for our mothers. Mothers have a great influence on their children. Here are a few things we have learned from our Mothers. (Not sure who deserves the credit for this list.)

Things Our Mothers Taught Us

- 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 about RELIGION.

“You better pray that will come out of the carpet.” - My mother taught me IRONY. “Keep crying, and I’ll give you something to cry about.” - My mother taught me about WEATHER. “This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it.” - My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION. “Stop acting like your father!” - My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE. “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, the wind will change and you will stay like that.” - 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. “You act 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 LOGIC. “Because I said so, that’s why.” - My mother taught me about STAMINA. “You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.” - 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.” - My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION. “Just wait until we get home” - My mother taught me about RECEIVING. “You are going to get it when you get home!” - My mother taught me CONTRADICTIONS: Shut your mouth and eat your dinner. - My mother taught me CONTORTIONS: “Will you look at the dirt on the back of your neck?” - My mother taught me FORESIGHT. “Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”

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