Family mottos:

Claudia Blood

Ever notice how different families tend to have a different motto they lived by. It was the phrase they said when things got tough or talking about someone else having a hard time.

I grew up at the intersection of ‘It is what it is’ and ‘it could be worse’.

I never really thought about what they really meant until I had kids. I started listening to some of the phrases I said.  I wondered which ones my kids would remember.

Here are the top phrases used in my household

  1. If it is sticky and not yours, don’t eat it.
  2. It’s good to want
  3. Would you like it if someone did <insert kid action here> to you? (example: Would you like it if someone farted in your face?)
  4. What happens if you guys fight over something? – Mama takes it away.
  5. No one wants to see your butt.
  6. After someone…

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