HeatherNYC
The Oddest Thing You've Said as a Mom?
May 1 at 12:00 AM

I often wonder if there were aliens out there, and those aliens had powers to listen in on our conversations, what would they think of conversations as parents? Sure, they'd be able to track the continual use of threats of pulling the car over and reminders of not to do various things to the dog. And yes, they would wonder if Earthling faces do actually "freeze that way."

But then again, they may get totally mixed up by other statements they may hear us say. Statements that, after you say it, you shake your head, thinking, "This is what my life has become."  We've read those round-ups, the ones titled something like "15 Things I Never Thought Would Come Out of My Mouth"...and I found a few that totally had me laughing and thinking they may just avert an intergalactic invasion as those aliens may be too afraid -- of earthling offspring.

No, you can't eat your pet fish. (from Nick Mom)

We don't have TIME to put a coat on your cat this morning! (from The Stir)

Honey, we don't vacuum the cat. (from Circle of Moms)

Poop is not paint. (from The Stir)

Only one person pees in the toilet at a time in this house. (from Allison Slater Tate)

Stop licking the dog. (from This Side of The Diaper)

No, you can't keep that dead ladybug as your pet...because pets should be breathing. (from Me)

Look at me. With both your eyes. WITH BOTH YOUR EYES OPEN! (From Nick Mom)

Those are mommy's private parts. No one in Chuck E. Cheese wants to see them, so please put my dress back down. (from Aiming Low)

Play-Doh is not your snack today. (From The Stir)

Do not start a fire right now. I don't have time for that. (from NickMom)

What has been the funniest and strangest thing you've said to your kids?

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Replies

  • Desirae1394
    May 1 at 12:04 AM

    Oh gosh. There have been some bad ones but none that come to mind right at the moment.

    The ones you have listed are hilarious. Wowsers! lol

  • blondiemomof2
    May 1 at 12:19 AM

    I cant think of anything but those are pretty funny.

  • graycalico
    May 1 at 12:23 AM
    Don't bite my butt!
  • arpazia
    by arpazia
    May 1 at 3:11 AM
    Haha!!!
    I'm not alone!!!!

    Quoting graycalico: Don't bite my butt!
  • arpazia
    by arpazia
    May 1 at 3:12 AM
    Don't lick the(insert anything here)
  • madhouseof5
    May 1 at 7:04 AM
    My daughter is always ask what yoy doing

    So I say things like

    Shoting elephants with the monkeys gun

    Or Flying a kit on the moon

    O ones that are more worrying are

    Stop picking your brothers nose and no you can't push baby brothers pram into the sea

    When asked why Daddy said Because you will get the car wet
  • elasmimi
    May 1 at 8:20 AM

    You cannot wear that coat today, it's 94 degrees.

  • MellowMum330
    May 1 at 8:25 AM
    Yeah, I've got lots of these.
    Don't lick the wall.
    No, you can't take your pizza in the bathtub.
    Get your Popsicle out of the toilet.

    Just a few I've said this week...
  • krazymom2boyz
    May 1 at 8:27 AM
    My 2 favorites, " Quit trying to put crickets in your brothers ear!" And " Stop smashing that apple with your forehead, you will make a mess!" (I meant a mess with the apple, lol)
  • johnny4ever
    May 1 at 8:43 AM

    Poop is not paint!When he was 2!lol

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