Mom always had so much advice for us growing up. Half of it was pretty solid, but the other half was was just plain weird…
She had some solid advice about staying safe while wandering around the city.
Try to look really poor so no one will rob you. #WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe
— Victoria Narayan (@BeTheVictorious) August 26, 2016
Looking poor isn’t exactly the best way to meet new people, but okay ‘ma.
And then after telling you to look poor to be safe, she tells you to dress nice since you’re an ambassador for the family.
"Make sure your undies don't have holes in them and your clothes are ironed. You're a reflection of me." #WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe
— ⚓✌ (@courtney_xcxo) August 26, 2016
Make up your mind!
She always wanted to be inspirational, but sometimes struggled to find the right words.
Carpal tunnels, Jess. Seize the day! #WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe
— Jess Hernandez (@FinkHernandez) August 26, 2016
I promise, ma. I will always carpal tunnels.
From a flu to a broken heart, she swore this was the cure for everything.
Me: Mom I think I broke my finger
Mom: quick get the Vicks pic.twitter.com/uqzGlta6ne
— ♕Crown Cole♛ (@jcolepart2) August 26, 2016
Okay, this might still be the case.
The sex talk(?)
— Julia Ramirez (@excusemeimjulia) August 26, 2016
Not sure what the takeaway is here.
She was always concerned for your physical and spiritual well-being.
— anna (@SamanoAnna) August 26, 2016
*sews on a baseball cap*
No one knows reverse psychology better than amá.
#WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe "You want to run away? Actually I already packed your bags, have fun!" She was bluffing of course but it worked ??
— Dana White (@danadoo1) August 26, 2016
It worked every single time.
And she always acted like she was a legit doctor.
Don't walk around barefooted on a cold surface you'll get a cold? #WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe
— PatCB (@3rdCoast70) August 26, 2016
But then she makes us take our shoes off when we walk into her house ?.
Okay, there was some weird advice that was helpful.
#WeirdAdviceMyMomGaveMe but surprisingly helpful: flush with your foot. ???
— Julespdx72 (@Julespdx72) August 26, 2016
This is the only way to flush a public toilet if you don’t want to end up dead or in the hospital.