The Most Common and Popular Things That your Mom Told you That Were considered Wise Mom-isms—courtesy of all moms in the world

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Mom-isms are things your mom always said while you were growing up. These motherly sayings go a long way in building us into stronger, better people.

You were most likely irritated many times when your moms were so harsh in their statements. Now that you are older and perhaps, more mature, how many times a day do you find yourself using one of these expressions?

Here is list of most common and popular mom-isms. This motherly advice crosses borders of time, space, language and culture. For kids are kids everywhere and Moms are always Moms… caring, concern, all knowing and full of love.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our readers. Take a moment to sit back, relax and giggle a little at these mom-isms.

• Don’t make that face or it’ll freeze in that position.

• If I talked to my mother like you talk to me….

• Always change your underwear; you never know when you’ll have an accident.

• Be careful or you’ll put your eye out.

• What if everyone jumped off a cliff? Would you do it, too?

• You have enough dirt behind those ears to grow potatoes!

• Close that door! Were you born in a barn?

• If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.

• Be careful what you wish for, it might come true.

• Don’t eat those–they will stunt your growth.

• If you don’t eat those, you will stunt your growth.

• I hope that when you grow up, you have kids just like you

• Because I’m your mother, that’s why.

• This is why we can’t have nice things.

• If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times…

• Eat your vegetables; there are children in China starving.

• If you fall out of that tree and break your leg, don’t come running to me.

• Someday your face is going to stick like that.

• Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

• Yes, I AM the boss of you.

• Because I said so.

• Just wait till your father gets home.

• No dessert until you clean your plate.

• I brought you into this world and I can take you out!!

• I’ve got eyes in the back of my head, that’s how

• I slave for hours over a hot stove and this is the thanks I get?!

• Honestly…you’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on!

• Bored! How can you be bored? I was never bored at your age.

• All I do is follow you around, picking up after you, I’m not your maid!

• As long as you live under my roof, you’ll do as I say.

• Answer me when I ask you a question!

• Call me when you get there, just so I know you’re OK.

• Do you think I’m made of money?

• Don’t you EVER let me catch you doing that again!

• Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been.

• Who died and left you boss?

And the list goes on…

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