Feeling a little nostalgic? Hop into that proverbial time machine and check out this list of advice from mom! Here you will find reminders of things mom used to say: tokens of good advice from mom, examples of mom’s covert disapproval, as well as the inspirational, life-shaping advice you tried to shrug off like Daria on a first date.
For some of us, it felt like every time we walked out that front door, mom was there to enthusiastically share those little nuggets of unsolicited wisdom. And let’s face it, not all moms can be like Kitty Forman, giggling in the kitchen while making spaghetti and snickerdoodles for a gang of kids who have their own parents. Most moms were telling you to take out the trash or stop talking for just ten minutes (let’s play it safe and bet that “Drink Your Tang!” wasn’t a common phrase in your household).
And while they aren’t always right, moms are a mystical breed of their own. Regardless of her quirks, the things your mother taught you (and some of the ridiculous phrases she trademarked) will go down in infamy.
Whether you agreed with them or not back then, now you know that mom was probably right!