Today’s Shaking the Grapevine article is titled Mama Never Said It Would be Easy …, and I know mine for sure never did! I do find myself, however, repeating some things that she did say, over and over. I cringe a little every time I do, as I swore I never would, but somehow having kids changes you :). Things like MYOB (Mind Your Own Business!) … Keep your hands to yourself … Please clean up your room! … and Watch your tone of voice! The list is long, those are just the first to pop into my head.
We all have our pet phrases or reminders or sayings, and chances are some of them come from our own parents. What things did your mom (or dad) always say?