Top 20 mom - isms --- things your mom always said and that I now find myself saying way too much!
  1. Why? Because I SAID so, that’s why!
  2. Do you think I’m made of money?
  3. So what if Bob’s mom let him do it? If Bob’s mom let him jump off the Empire State Building, would you want me to let you do it too?
  4. You WILL eat it, and you WILL like it!
  5. A little “birdy” told me!
  6. You can’t find it? Well, where did you leave it last?
  7. Who taught you THAT? You didn’t learn that in this house!
  8. When I was your age, I had to walk ten miles through the snow, uphill, by myself, to go to school.
  9. You don’t always get what you want. It’s a hard lesson, but you might as well learn it now.
  10. You’d forget your head if it wasn’t attached to your shoulders!
  11. Your father is going to hear about this when HE gets home!
  12. You’re the oldest. You should know better.
  13. All I do is follow you around, picking up after you like some maid.
  14. So it’s raining? You’re not sugar — you won’t melt.
  15. What part of NO don’t you understand?
  16. You’ll understand when you’re older.
  17. A little soap & water never killed anybody.
  18. Who do you think you’re talking to?
  19. I brought you into this world, and I can take you right back out!
  20. I will always love you – no matter what.