Motherhood through the ages

Jonah’s mother: “That’s a nice story. Now tell me where you’ve really been for the last three days.”

Mrs. Columbus: “I don’t care what you discovered — you still could have written!”

Mrs. Angelo: “Michael, why can’t you paint on walls, like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?”

Mona Lisa’s mother: “After all the money your father and I spent on braces, that’s the biggest smile you can give us?”

Mrs. Bonaparte: “All right, if you aren’t hiding your report card inside your jacket, take your hand out of there and show me.”

Mrs. Revere: “I don’t care where you think you have to go, young man. Midnight is past your curfew!”

Mrs. Washington: “The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance goodbye!”

Mrs. Lincoln: “Again with the stovepipe hat? Why can’t you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?”

Mrs. Edison: “Of course I’m proud that you invented the electric light bulb, Tommy. Now turn it off and go to bed!”

Mrs. Einstein: “But it’s your senior picture, Albert. Can’t you do something about your hair? Styling gel, mousse, something?”

Mrs. Locks: “I just got a bill for a broken chair from the Bear family. You know anything about this, Goldie?”

Mrs. Muffet: “Well, if you don’t get off your tuffet and start cleaning your room, there’ll be a lot more spiders around here!”

Mrs. Kent: “Clark, your father and I have decided to get you your own telephone. Now will you quit spending so much time in phone booths?”

Mrs. Columbus and little Christopher in happier days.

18 Responses to Motherhood through the ages

  1. LOL I share it with family and friends. Happy Mother’s Day, darling!

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  2. Mrs. Ford: “Henry, do you think you can use one of your horseless carriages to take your mother shopping?”

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  3. Jennie says:

    This is fabulous!

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  4. cindy knoke says:

    You are brilliant. These are wonderful.

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  5. Darlene says:

    I love these!! perfect.

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  6. These are great! 😀

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  7. Corrie.S.P. says:

    These are great!
    Mrs. Greenwood: Chester! What on earth are you wearing? And what made you think you could ask grandma to break apart and sew my furs on your hanger?!

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  8. Garry Morris says:

    Buoyant and engaging, a treat. Thank you.

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