Enjoy the profound words of wisdom from moms all around the world! All of us at Cool-jams have enjoyed these weighty words from mom. We've included some of the best advice below, some of which had us rolling on the ground with laughter. Of course as my mama used to say, "Laughter is the best medicine!". If you did not win one of our $50 gift certificates, please feel to use the promo code MOM at check-out for 10% off any women's sleepwear. Offer expires midnight May 15, 215
"Make sure you have clean underwear on cause you never know what might happen."
"Whenever I had to make a speech in front of a crowd my mother would ease my anxiety by telling me that the people watching me during the speech all wore dirty diapers, just the same as I did."
"The only truly honest people in the world are drunks and children."
"Can't never could do nothing" and "You can do anything you put your mind to." These two quotes have brought me far in life and I've accomplished many things when others are telling me, that you can't do that!
"Don't hate people. You may not like their ways but don't hate them."
"The value of having a job----You get what you earn, everything else is a gift"
"Dress for the job you want, not for the job you currently have."
"Accept help when it's offered."
"Make sure you bring your sweater it's cold out there."
"Take care of yourself, I'm fine."
"Be kind to everyone because everyone has something on their heart that may be hurting them. They may not know how to cope with it and their anger or irritation may not be about you at all. You will never go wrong in this life by being kind to everyone you meet."
"If you can't say anything nice don't say anything at all."
"If you keep making that face it'll stick that way!"
"Don't let them see you cry"
"Some day you will have a daughter who is just as hard headed as you. She was right-I have two."
"Shut the door, we are not air conditioning the outside."
"Look both ways before you cross the street."
"Don't let your hurts make you hurtful. Learn to grow from them and help others. Life will knock you down, but you can get back up."
" It is you tone of voice"
"If you have to swear to express yourself, you have a very poor vocabulary."
"Shnay, shnay, beautiful shnay, Schlitz on a 'hoggan and away we gay."
"Make sure you have clean undergarments."
" I believe in you & you can do it."
"Don't talk with you mouth full"
"Always work on getting along with your siblings, because they will be with you all of your life."
"When I would call my Mom and complain about my kids situation like 'I can't wait until my kids are potty trained' she would say 'Don't worry this problem will resolve itself and there will be a new one'. She was so right as now my boys are in their 20's and there have been plenty of other situations. And I think they just keep occurring. Mother knows best!"
"Stop worrying so much. Half of what you worry about never happens and the other half is not worth worrying about or important."
"What DIDN'T my mama use to say, and CONTINUES to say!!!"
"Always smile and be kind to everyone."
"Keep your ducks in a row, que up."
"You are what you eat."
"Always treat people that way you want to be treated."
" If you don't knock it off, I will knock you heads together. :)"
"There will be days like this..."
"Pretty is , as pretty does!!!"
"It is always easier to get a job when you have a job. Any job!"
"If you put your mind to it you can do anything."
"Because I said so, that's why!"
"Just wait till you have kids!"
"Take time for yourself, and everyone with whom you are around will benefit...including yourself!"
"Be careful what you wish for..."
" If you do not finish the soup... No get up from the table, no dessert, and no tv!"
"When you rest, you rust, so keep moving!"
" If you keep making that face, it will freeze like that!!!"
"Take an umbrella."
My mama used to say "treat others as you would like to be treated!" Always good advice in any situation!
"Take your time young lady"
"Don't you rush to get old
Live your life"
"Always be the master of the unspoken word because once it is spoken it becomes the master of you"
"Be careful not to say bitter words because you may have to eat them."
"SMILE - you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar!"
"Read a book, you might learn something useful."
"Rich or poor its good to have money!"
"Show me your friends and I will tell you your name."
"Sundays are for family gatherings."
"Where there's a will, there's a way!"
"If it was a snake it would of bitten you." My reply to her once I was a teenager was "and if it were a snake, I wouldn't be looking for it":)
"I love you"
"You can't beat that with a stick!!!!!"
"Clean out your closets!!!!! What do you plan to do with 375 pairs of shoes, display them in the Metropolitan Museum of Art????!!!!!"
""You have to suffer to be beautiful" whenever I complained about her doing my hair.
"Never marry a man until you've slept with him!"
"You can't lose what you never had."
"When my mom was going somewhere she would say, I am going to take off like a bab." Which means big ass bird! Wipe that smirk off and...listen,one day you'll thank me!Wipe that smirk off and...listen,one day you'll thank me!"
"Don't eat balled up bread,your stomach can't digest it".I use to tear off the crust and smash my bread into a ball..lol
"Turn that frown, upside down."
"No one can make you happy but YOU!"
"Wait till Your Daddy gets home!"
" I brought you into this world and I can bring you back out! "
"Don't roll those eyes at me.....there gonna get stuck in the top of your head."
"Hear me now, listen to me later."
"I love you more than you'll ever know." I totally understand now that she is gone and my son is grown up and has a daughter.
"Always be the bigger person.Just do it!( long before Nike).
" Behave or I'll put a stamp on your butt and send you to Lithuania!"
" Don't get scared until I get scared"
"Remember who you are and whose you are!"
"Que Sera Sera...whatever will be...will be!!!"
"I do not believe in snow days, off you go .. good luck."
"There is always time for boys later in life, trust me you will wish you had took time for yourself."
"let 'em keep talkin' bout you honey, your name must taste awfully good in their mouth and besides, they're leavin' someone else alone."
"Never wear holey underwear, you never know when you may have a wreck."
"Don't talk back to me or I'll put chili in your mouth."
"A hard head makes a soft behind."
"Look the Angels are making cookies!!"(when clouds were pink).
"When she had her pajamas on, she would say...l'm jammin out!!!!"
"My Mama used to say don't play with matches you will pee in bed!"
" I'll jerk a knot in your tail!"
"DONT ASK WHATS GOING TO HAPPEN NEXT BECAUSE YOUR GOING TO FIND OUT!!"
"When you have kids they on your lap when they get grown they'll be in your heart "
"Why make one miserable when you can make em all happy"
""Me van a matar de un pinche coraje"
"Spread your wings my little butterfly"