Mommyisms: Top 10 Sayings Your Mom and You Will Say

My grandma (who had kind of a shady past) used to say this all the time to her four daughters and five granddaughters. Of course, we would never have dared to tell her that studies have shown that children are far more likely to model their parents’ actions than to follow verbal directives. That’s because my grandma backed up her directives with her chancla.