Sunday, October 3, 2010

My parents taught me!!!!!

From the archives :)

Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.Well not surprisingly I had my share of advice too ;)




My parents taught me logic.
 “Because I said so, that’s why.”

My parents taught me more logic.
“If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you’re not going to the store with me.”

My parents taught me irony
 “Keep crying, and I’ll give you something to cry about.”

My parents taught me about the science of osmosis.
        “Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

My mother taught me about contortionist.
        “Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!”

My mother taught me about stamina.
       “You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.”

My parents taught me about weather.
     “This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it.”

My parents taught me about hypocrisy.
 “If I told you once, I’ve told you a million times: don’t exaggerate!”

My parents taught me the circle of life.
  “I brought you into this world and I can take you out.”

My parents taught me about behavior modification.
    “Stop acting like your father!”

My parents taught me about envy.
     “There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don’t have wonderful parents like you do.”

My parents taught me about anticipation.
   “Just wait until we get home.”

My parents taught me medical science.
      “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way.”

My parents taught me humor.
     “When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don’t come running to me.”

My parents taught me how to become an adult.
       “ If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll never grow up.”

My parents taught me genetics.
             “You’re just like your father.”

My parents taught me about my roots.
        “Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”

My parents taught me wisdom.
           “When you get to be my age, you’ll understand.”

My parents taught me about justice.
“One day you’ll have kids and I hope they turn out just like you.”


What did your parents teach you ;)

5 comments:

  1. Just about everything you said and more!Family secrets.Not the enviable kind,I assure you :P

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  2. that was a good collection. A young friend had recently forwarded this to me. Parents are indeed great teachers aren't they? LOL

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  3. My parents taught me about my roots.
    “Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”


    ROFL. That made for an interesting read. The demot pic was nice.

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  4. My parents just taught me not to drink Bud Light

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