Mother, the role model and guardian of a child, plays a very important role in his/her upbringing. Her role is very important in determining a child's future. A mother helps the child grow both physically and psychologically. No other than mother can substitute the compassion she has for her child. Irrespective of the child's age, mother plays a significant role in every stage of her child's life. A mother understands the strengths and weaknesses of a child and helps promoting his/her career. Mother's teachings are invaluable, which put deep and greater impact on children. Every moment of the child's life is filled with what his/her mother has taught. Teaching the child is not easy. Disciplining the child in a proper manner is very necessary. Children don't need spanking and harsh methods to learn things. Humour and fun are the best techniques to teach the child. And mothers are experts in implementing these techniques to stay connect with the child. Some of her teachings may look funny; her way and style of life's lessons may seem humorous, but there is always a purpose behind them. Let's look at some of those fascinating lessons.
To Value A Job Well Done
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."
"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"
"Because I said so, that's why."
"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."
"Keep crying and I'll give you something to cry about."
"Shut your mouth and eat your supper."
"You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."
"This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."
"If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!"
Circle Of Life
"I brought you into this world, and I can take you out."
"Stop acting like your father!"
"There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do."
"Just wait until we get home."
"You are going to get it when you get home!"
"If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way."
How To Become An Adult
"If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up."
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."
"You're just like your father."
"When you get to be my age, you'll understand."
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you"
"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?"
"When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."
How To Introduce Yourself
A little girl, when asked her name, would reply, "I'm Mr. Sugarbrown's daughter." Her mother told her this was wrong; she must say, "I'm Jane Sugarbrown." The Vicar spoke to her in Sunday School, and said, "Aren't you Mr. Sugarbrown's daughter?" She replied, "I thought I was, but mother says I'm not."
Not To Suck The Thumb
A boy had reached four without giving up the habit of sucking his thumb, though his mother had tried everything from bribery to reasoning to painting
it with lemon juice to discourage the habit. Finally she tried threats, warning her son that, "If you don't stop sucking your thumb, your stomach is going to blow up like a balloon." Later that day, walking in the park, mother and son saw a pregnant woman sitting on a bench. The four-year-old considered her gravely for a minute, then spoke to her saying, "Uh-oh ... I know what you've been doing."
Here are some of the typical mother's lessons that are common to all mothers. They form an important part of mother's Teachings.