Need some more momisms for your Mother's Day tribute? Here are
some sayings from mother that Backson, Jocelyn and Mary
Catherine can remember from the women who raised and influenced
any of these sound familiar to you?
Another day...another dollar.
I love you anyway.
An expresson Backson used when
Mary and Will totally exasperated her.
Home again...home again...jiggidy-jog
expression Kathy M. used after a long car trip as the excitement of
being home but the disappointment of the adventure being over.. This
was an adaptation of the Mother Goose rhyme:
To market, to
market to buy a fat pig
Home again, home again, dancing a jig;
To market, to market, to buy a fat hog;
Home again, home again, jiggety-jog;
To market, to market, to buy a plum bun,
Home again, home again, market is done.)
Don't judge someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes.
♫ Good morning
to you, good morning to you!
We're all in our places, with bright shiny faces
And this is the way to start a new day. ♫
in the morning at Jocelyn's bedside to wake her up.)
That's their little red wagon.
not your concern what that person does.
Do SOMETHING....even if it's wrong
Always leave your house in dying condition.
from Grandmother Douglas who used to say that when Mary was cleaning up
What does a mother know?
mother Kathy who used to say that when her three boys argued
why they make vanilla
differences of opinion.
Don't make me come in there!
(A classic threat that has gotten children to
behave for generations)
It's not about what you want...it's about what you need.
Wisdom from Meme
If you can't dress up for God, who can you dress
Wisdom from Goo Goo who had strong opinions about proper dress for
From the movie Mary Poppins -
That's a piecrust promise...easily made, easily broken.
Well begun is half done.
In every job that must be done, there's an element of fun.
You find the fun and...SNAP
...the job's a game.
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