Susan’s mom gave her much advice. I call those gems Momisms and they are listed below. If you have any advice that your mom gave you, I invite you to share them. Just send your Momisms along with your name and where you are from:
Momism 1: You are the merchandise. Display it well.
Momism 2: It’s not fair but that’s how it is. Deal with it.
Momism 3: If you aren’t married by the time you’re 22, you’re an old maid.
Momism 4: What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine too.
Momism 5: You are older. You should know better.
Momism 6: Be Nice.
Momism 7: Enough already.
Momism 8: Be careful what you ask for. You just might get it.
Momism 9: It shouldn’t be this hard.
Momism 10: It’s fun to flirt.
Momism 11: Lunch leads to dinner.
Momism 12: You are somebody’s wife.
Momism 13: Be delightful and you will delight others.
Momism 14: If you play you will pay.
Momism 15: Let him think he’s in control, then do it your way.
Momism 16: Better to dance with your vacuum.
Momism 17: Don’t believe everything you hear.
Momism 18: Jewish girls don’t ride motorcycles.
Momism 19: Never force anything.
Momism 20: Things happen for a reason.
Momism 21: You sound like Doris Day.
Momism 22: If you can’t get what you want, get something better.
Momism 23: Life trumps naked.
Momism 24: Expect the unexpected.
Momism 25: Not all first wives are frumpy.
Momism 26: Never reject yourself.
Momism 27: Learn how to take care of yourself.
Momism 28: Don’t be afraid of the silence.
Momism 29: If you have your family and health the rest is nonsense.
Momism 30: Ignore it. It becomes less important in time.
Momism 31: Mothers fears are never done.
Momism 32: Nobody will love you like I love you.
Momism 33: Dance me younger too.