Lies Your Mother Told You

Introduction:We all know mothers aren't supposed to lie. It just wouldn't be right. It wouldn't be motherly. I really hate to be the one to break it to you, but mothers lie.

  • 01

    Don't Run With Scissors, You'll Poke Your Eye Out

    Remember when your mother yelled at the top of her lungs, "Don't run with scissors! You'll fall and poke your eye out."? She lied. You had her good sewing scissors and she wanted to make sure you'd never run off with them again.

  • 02

    Tie Your Shoes or You'll Trip and Fall

    If you thought your mother had your best interest at heart when she warned you to tie your shoes, you were wrong. She was concerned about the wear and tear on the laces and didn't want to buy another pair.

  • 03

    Your Face Will Freeze That Way

    When Mom told you your face would freeze that way if you didn't stop making faces, she told you a big fat lie and she knew it. Faces can't freeze in any position just because you make funny faces.

  • 04

    Don't Swear or the Darning Needle Will Sew Your Mouth Shut

    If your mother referred to dragon flies as "darning needles" you were probably told they would sew your mouth shut if you swore. Sorry to say, but Mom lied. These harmless creature can't take a stitch, let alone sew your mouth shut.

  • 05

    You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are

    As hard as it may be to face, your mother lied. You weren't perfect and she never really thought you were. She only told you that because she loved you and she knew who you could become.




Final Thoughts

So there you have it folks. Your mother lied and mine did too. But, I'm willing to overlook her little discretion; after all, she overlooked a lot of mine.




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