25 Reasons I Owe My Mother1. To Appreciate a Job Well Done:
My Mother Taught Me Ö.
If youíre going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning.
You better pray that will come out of the carpet.
3. Time Travel:
If you donít straighten up, Iím going to knock you into the middle of next week.
Because I said so, thatís why.
5. More Logic:
If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, youíre not going to the store with me.
Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case youíre in an accident.
Keep crying, and Iíll give you something to cry about.
Shut your mouth and eat your supper.
Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!
Youíll sit there until all that spinach is gone.
This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it.
If I told you once, Iíve told you a million times. Donít exaggerate.
13. Circle of Life:
I brought you into this world, and I can take you out.
14. Behavior Modification:
Stop acting like your father!
There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who donít have wonderful parents like you do.
Just wait until we get home.
You are going to get it when you get home.
18. Medical Science:
If you donít stop crossing your eyes, they are going to stick that way.
Put your sweater on; donít you think I know when you are cold?
When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, donít come running to me.
21. How to Become an Adult:
If you donít eat your vegetables, youíll never grow up.
Youíre just like your father.
Shut that door behind you. Do you think you live in a barn?
When you get to be my age, youíll understand.
One day youíll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you.