Monday, June 16, 2008

The Mom!

This is my favorite You Tube classic!

With summer here, I thought it would be fun to have a refresher course on all the little pearls of wisdom we're passing along to future generations. Click play!

And! For those who would like a karaoke sing-along? The lyrics are printed beneath the video.

Get up now;
get up now
get up out of bed!
Wash your face;
brush your teeth;
comb your sleepyhead!
Here’s your clothes;
and your shoes;
hear the words I said?
Get up now! Get up and make your bed!
Are you hot?
Are you cold?
Are you wearing that?
Where’s your books;
and your lunch;
and your homework at?
Grab your coat;
and your gloves;
and your scarf and hat!
Don’t forget! --
you gotta feed the cat!
Eat your breakfast;
the experts tell us it’s the most important meal of all
Take your vitamins so you will grow up one day to be big and tall!
Please remember the orthodontist will be seeing you at 3 today.
Don’t forget your piano lesson is this afternoon so U must play!
Don’t shovel;
Chew slowly;
But hurry;
The bus is here
Be careful
Come back here
Did you wash behind your ears?
Play outside;
Don’t play rough;
Will you just play fair?
Be polite;
Make a friend;
Don’t forget to share.
Work it out;
Wait your turn;
Never take a dare.
Get along!
Don’t make me come down there!!
Clean your room;
fold your clothes;
put your stuff away!
Make your bed;
do it now!
do we have all day?
Were you born in a barn?
Would you like some hay?
Can you even hear a word I say?
Answer the phone!
Get off the phone!
Don’t sit so close;
Turn it down;
No texting at the table!
No more computer time tonight!
Your iPod’s – MY iPod
If you don’t listen up!
Where are you going and with whom;
and what time do you think you’re coming home?
Saying thank you, please, excuse me;
makes you welcome everywhere you roam!
You’ll appreciate my wisdom;
someday when you’re older and you’re grown.
Can’t wait til you have a couple little children of your own!
You’ll thank me;
for the counsel;
I gave you so willingly.
But right now;
I thank you;
not roll your eyes at me!
Close your mouth when you chew;
we’d appreciate.
Take a bite, maybe two;
of the stuff you hate.
Use your fork;
do not burp;
or I’ll set you straight!
Eat the food I put upon your plate!
Get an A;
Get the door;
Don’t get smart with me!
Get a grip;
Get in here;
or I’ll count to three!
Get a job;
Get a life;
Get a PhD!
Get a dose of --.
I don’t care who started it!
You’re grounded until you’re 36!
Get your story straight and tell the truth for once for heaven’s sake!
And -- if all your friends – jumped off a cliff – would you jump too?
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said at least a thousand times before.
That you’re – too old to act this way!
It must be – your father’s DNA!
Look at me when I am talking;
Stand up straighter when you walk;
A place – for everything;
and everything must be in place!
Stop crying or I’ll give you something REAL to cry about!
Brush your teeth!
Wash your face!
Put your PJ’s on!
Get in Bed!
Get a hug!
Say a prayer with mom!
Don’t forget;
I love you.
And – tomorrow we will do this all again;
because a mom’s work never ends!
You don’t need a reason why!
Because! Because! Because! Because!
I said so! I said so! I said so! I said so!
I’m the mom – the mom – the mom – the mom – the mom!!
Ta da!!

and for those dads who were feeling left out...

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