Mommy said so.................................

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Registered: 02-14-2000
Mommy said so.................................
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Thu, 04-14-2011 - 10:39am

Have you got any hints and tips for living that your mother passed along to you? Not just in this theme but in general??? Please share them and you may find your mother's words of wisdom part of an article for mother's day!

Here are a few of mine:

Marti

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Registered: 02-14-2005
Thu, 04-14-2011 - 4:13pm

What really sticks in my mind is about grocery shopping:

"Check the ads for what's on sale.

Terri

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Registered: 04-09-2003
Thu, 04-14-2011 - 8:01pm

Don't fall over with this......

There's birth control now, get it, use it!

Once is a mistake, any more then that and you didn't learn anything.

Grandchildren are a grandparents revenge on their children.

Life is what you make of it.

Life

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Fri, 04-15-2011 - 9:42am

Ah, EVERYONE"S mother must have said "nobody ever promised life would be fair".....and it's true, despite hating to hear it when I was younger. I really hated hearing it come out of my own mouth to MY kids, too!

How about these?

Marti

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Registered: 07-29-2002
Mon, 04-18-2011 - 9:24am

Hmmmmmm.

My Mom was really never one for sayings.

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Mon, 04-18-2011 - 9:38am

Marti

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Tue, 05-03-2011 - 7:47am

Oh let your brother have a turn!

Marti