"Over my dead body" and other strange things our Mothers say

"You'll go blind..."
"You'll go blind..."

We used to hear them from our parents all the time growing up but lately they have been coming out of our own mouths! Here is a selection of some of the things that I find myself saying to my own kids. Sound familiar?

  1. No one ever helps me around here.
  2. I have to do everything myself.
  3. Who do you think is going to do it?
  4. Don’t look at me with those eyes.
  5. Don't use that tone with me!
  6. Don’t make me turn this car around.
  7. Put that down! You don't know where it's been!
  8. You better wipe that look off your face.
  9. Someone better be bleeding.
  10. You’ll go blind if you sit that close to the TV.
  11. Jesus, Mary & Joseph!
  12. What part of No do you not understand?
  13. Wait until your father gets home.
  14. Someone is going to lose an eye.
  15. If you sneeze your face will stay that way.
  16. Because I said so, that’s why.
  17. Because I love you, that's why.
  18. Stop asking. The answer is still no!
  19. If you tell a lie, your tongue goes black.
  20. Don't ever let me catch you doing that again.
  21. I don't care who has one. You're not getting one.
  22. Your room is like a pigsty.
  23. I wasn't born yesterday.
  24. I'll give you something to cry about!
  25. If Johnny put his hand in the fire, would you?
  26. Money does NOT grow on trees.
  27. Do you think I'm made of money or something?
  28. Who’s ‘she’? The cat’s mother?
  29. Am I talking to a brick wall?
  30. Don't walk away when I'm talking to you.
  31. Look at me when I'm talking to you.
  32. If you're too sick to go to school, you're too sick to play outside.
  33. Over my dead body.
  34. What did your last slave die of?
  35. How many times do I have to tell you?
  36. I'm warning you.
  37. Don't make me say it again.
  38. For the last time.
  39. I'm not asking you again.
  40. This is your last chance....

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