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20 Votes

Minivans start looking cool.

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lh added this item on August 26, 2009

lh voted on August 26, 2009

Anita D voted on August 26, 2009

Erin T voted on August 26, 2009

Erin T commented on August 26, 2009 - So true!

Sandy D commented on August 26, 2009 - Never.

Sarah D commented on August 28, 2009 - You find yourself admiring how the doors open automatically! LOL!

Sarah D voted on August 28, 2009

Jen V voted on August 29, 2009

Jen V commented on August 29, 2009 - Just got one! And yes...the doors do open automatically! I know! I know!

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Tensia S voted on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Diva W voted on September 10, 2009

Diva W commented on September 10, 2009 - just got a mini van last year.And it just started looking pretty cool this year lol

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Elizabeth B voted on September 11, 2009

Caroline voted on September 19, 2009

Amanda D voted on January 11, 2010

Lorraina B commented on January 28, 2010 - true i want a mini van

Mamy of 2 voted on March 23, 2011

April P voted on March 24, 2011

Cris voted on January 12, 2012

AMmomof3 voted on January 18, 2012

TutorSpot S voted on January 25, 2012

Brenda voted on February 14, 2012

19 Votes

You give your child a spit bath. "Let me just get this one spot."

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Tara W added this item on August 26, 2009

Tara W voted on August 26, 2009

Karen W commented on August 26, 2009 - I swore I would never do that. Now I do. :(

Karen W voted on August 26, 2009

Jenny G voted on August 26, 2009

Sandy D voted on August 26, 2009

Sandy D commented on August 26, 2009 - I try my hardest not to, but sometimes you just can't find a wet wipe quickly enough!

Tracie N voted on August 27, 2009

Sarah D voted on August 28, 2009

Jen V voted on August 29, 2009

Judy P voted on August 30, 2009

Judy P commented on August 30, 2009 - Let them lick your finger. It will be their spit on their smudges.

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Kendra M voted on September 2, 2009

rosie voted on September 7, 2009

rosie commented on September 7, 2009 - this is sooo good

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Candace K voted on September 10, 2009

Karma voted on September 17, 2009

rec2200 voted on March 15, 2011

Rebeca E voted on March 24, 2011

Brenda voted on February 14, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

Marie M commented on February 26, 2012 - HILARIOUS! I don't like when i do this

18 Votes

Nothing - and I mean NOTHING- grosses you out anymore.

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JenniferM O added this item on August 31, 2009

Diane S voted on August 31, 2009

Diane S commented on August 31, 2009 - My husband and mom-friends joke about this all the time---who knew we would talk about bodily functions so casually at dinner!

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Naomi H commented on September 2, 2009 - I think it's funny my husband and I spent a whole day texting back and forth about our baby not pooping in a few days. We used to write each other semi obscene sexual texts and we now talk openly and interestedly about baby fecal matter.

Kendra M voted on September 2, 2009

Sharon F voted on September 9, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Amy G voted on September 16, 2009

Amanda D voted on January 11, 2010

Rochelle C voted on January 12, 2010

Rochelle C commented on January 12, 2010 - I agree! I put my hand out to catch vomit to avoid cleaning it up off the carpet! And I didn't even bat an eyelash!

Mamy of 2 voted on March 23, 2011

♧Mrs. Anderson♧ voted on March 23, 2011

Arlene B voted on March 24, 2011

Aunt Mel Mel voted on March 24, 2011

malachi&jaylyns mommy commented on January 4, 2012 - Lol oh so very true once you have kids!! Trust you seen it all...LOL

Tasha voted on January 5, 2012

Cris voted on January 12, 2012

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

Brenda voted on February 14, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

15 Votes

You say things like "Because I'm the Mom, that's why" and "Some day you'll thank me"...

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Anita D added this item on August 26, 2009

Anita D voted on August 26, 2009

Ruchika I voted on August 26, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Angela F voted on September 2, 2009

Dana M voted on September 2, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kathryn O voted on September 20, 2009

rec2200 voted on March 15, 2011

Mamy of 2 voted on March 23, 2011

Rebeca E voted on March 24, 2011

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

Callie C voted on January 23, 2012

Brenda voted on February 14, 2012

13 Votes

You are able to work an incredibly embarrassing fact about your child into a completely unrelated conversation.

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Ruchika I added this item on August 26, 2009

Ruchika I voted on August 26, 2009

Anita D voted on August 26, 2009

Tara W voted on August 26, 2009

Jenny G voted on August 26, 2009

Jenny G commented on August 26, 2009 - Oh, god. My mom does this!

Sandy D commented on August 26, 2009 - It takes mad mom skill to work in that you were quick to potty train AND are currently working on getting your Masters in Psychology.

Sandy D voted on August 26, 2009

Sarah D voted on August 28, 2009

Jen V voted on August 29, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

rosie voted on September 7, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

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8 Votes

You find yourself watching your kids faces during fireworks displays instead of the fireworks themselves.

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Karrie C added this item on August 27, 2009

Sarah D voted on August 28, 2009

Jen V voted on August 29, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

MelodysMommy voted on March 24, 2011

S P voted on January 23, 2012

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

7 Votes

When you realize that you never watch TV without also folding a load of laundry, clipping coupons, replacing batteries in a toy, etc.

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Shelly A added this item on September 2, 2009

aw voted on September 3, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

S P voted on January 23, 2012

momonamission commented on February 21, 2012 - so amazingly true

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

6 Votes

You say "Because I said so" because you can't really think of a good reason why not.

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mrslavallie added this item on March 22, 2011

mrslavallie voted on March 22, 2011

Mamy of 2 voted on March 23, 2011

♧Mrs. Anderson♧ voted on March 23, 2011

Chasity V voted on March 24, 2011

Tasha voted on January 5, 2012

AMmomof3 voted on January 18, 2012

6 Votes

You find yourself staring googly-eyed at your children.

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Jenny G added this item on August 26, 2009

Jenny G commented on August 26, 2009 - I didn't realize why my parents always looked at me so adoringly. I just thought that was creepy. I find myself doing it to MY kids all the time!

Jenny G voted on August 26, 2009

Jen V voted on August 29, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

5 Votes

when the only songs you can think of are from sesame street or barney, and u don't even like those songs lol

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rosie added this item on September 20, 2009

Carrie R voted on September 29, 2009

Julia Y commented on January 11, 2010 - I have had the Barney song stuck in my head for 15 years.

Julia Y voted on January 11, 2010

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

S P voted on January 23, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

5 Votes

You find yourself hyperventilating over your toddler jumping off a low wall, dropping your child at kindergarten, the thought of your kid driving...

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Justine S added this item on August 26, 2009

Justine S voted on August 26, 2009

Jenny G voted on August 26, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

5 Votes

While in the car, I am already thinking of what needs to get done " as soon as we get home", and start ordering my kids: " As soon as we get home.... you must do ( the list starts here)... "

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Gabriela G added this item on September 10, 2009

Sandy D voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kathryn O voted on September 20, 2009

S P voted on January 23, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

4 Votes

You tell your kid that she needs a sweater. And it's July.

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Dana M added this item on August 26, 2009

Anita D voted on August 26, 2009

rosie voted on September 7, 2009

rosie commented on September 7, 2009 - now thats funny!!!!!!!

Isabelle C voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

4 Votes

when your child asks why and you respond by saying,"because i said so!" or the old if you can't say something nice, don't say nuttin al all!

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Ruth U added this item on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kathryn O voted on September 20, 2009

S P voted on January 23, 2012

4 Votes

never remembering names and appointments i'm as bad as my mami was with all nine of us and i only have 2 go figure.

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rosie added this item on September 10, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Sandy D voted on September 10, 2009

Sandy D commented on September 10, 2009 - We just call everyone "Smokey" - the name of my dad's dog, and what my Grandmother called everyone when she couldn't remember a name.

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

4 Votes

You say constantly "Why are you driving me crazy?"

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Tensia S added this item on September 10, 2009

Tensia S voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Miss Tiffany voted on September 19, 2009

Aunt Mel Mel voted on March 24, 2011

4 Votes

You try to convince them that reading and doing homework in better lighting would benefit them.

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Judy P added this item on August 30, 2009

aw voted on September 2, 2009

Kendra M voted on September 2, 2009

Mary M voted on September 9, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

4 Votes

You find yourself out clothes shopping for yourself and even thought every pair of underwear you have is in tatters, you find yourself buying a pair of shoes for your four year old instead because you look down and see his toes poking out of his shoe.

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Kathy V added this item on March 21, 2011

Melissa E voted on March 24, 2011

Melissa E commented on March 24, 2011 - YES! It happened to me!

Chasity V voted on March 24, 2011

Cris voted on January 12, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

when you finally (think)you can relax and that's when they all need something from you.

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rosie added this item on September 7, 2009

Muj H commented on September 10, 2009 - Or, when you (think) you can relax, you have a quiet moment and you remember all of the things you wanted to do the hour before to get ready for the evening or the next day.

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Sandy D commented on September 10, 2009 - Or, when you (think) you can relax, you have a quiet moment and you realize it is too quiet!

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

When I started leaving notes to myself all over the house.

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Martha W added this item on September 10, 2009

Muj H commented on September 10, 2009 - and the car.

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Sandy D voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

3 Votes

When you said to your child because I said so that is why .

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2sweetkids added this item on September 9, 2009

Ruth U voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Kathryn O voted on September 20, 2009

3 Votes

You find yourself out clothes shopping for yourself and even thought every pair of underwear you have is in tatters, you find yourself buying a pair of shoes for your four year old instead because you look down and see his toes poking out of his shoe.

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Kathy V added this item on March 21, 2011

Tracy L voted on March 23, 2011

Mamy of 2 voted on March 23, 2011

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

when the love of your life is under 4 feet tall and isn't a midget.

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S P added this item on January 23, 2012

Cristian R voted on January 25, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

Your child asks to do something and you say "we'll see." Didn't you hate that as a child?

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Jenna M added this item on March 18, 2011

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

Naomi F commented on January 13, 2012 - Yes! LOL

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

When you begin a sentence with "when I was your age...." Did that this weekend cuz my teen has to walk back & forth to school this week. I went to the same school, lived in the same house. "when I was in HS I had to walk every day, even in the snow" !!

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NYMetromom added this item on January 23, 2012

Sarah M voted on February 6, 2012

Brenda voted on February 14, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

3 Votes

When your child ask the dreded question " Are you going to wear that?" Or laughs at you when you think you are dancing , and dancing pretty good so you thought.

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Diva W added this item on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Diane L commented on January 8, 2010 - or says, "don't wear that, did you get it from Grandma?!" lol:)

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

3 Votes

You insist on putting a hat on your kids, even though they really don't want to wear one.

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Isabelle C added this item on September 10, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

2 Votes

When I hose my son off after playing in the mud (making mud pies), before he can come in the house.

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Cristian R added this item on January 25, 2012

Sarah M voted on February 6, 2012

Kindred Spirit S voted on February 22, 2012

2 Votes

You offer your child your shirt to wipe his nose because there are no tissues/napkins in sight!

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Tara A added this item on January 13, 2012

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

2 Votes

You take on her creed: A place for everything, and everything in it's place. Order = civilized life!

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Machelle H added this item on September 10, 2009

Dianna T voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

2 Votes

When I told my daughter "You will always be my baby, even when you're a grown-up with your own children."

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CoffeeMama added this item on March 18, 2011

Naomi F voted on January 13, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

2 Votes

You don't bother to shut the bathroom door anymore, Privacy, what's that??

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Crystal L added this item on February 20, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

2 Votes

I am proud to say, I have never done anything that reminds me, my husband, my friends, or my child of my mom. And I plan to keep it that way :)

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Changed4Privacy F added this item on March 15, 2011

Changed4Privacy F voted on March 15, 2011

✤Melissa✤ J commented on March 17, 2011 - Yet!!

Changed4Privacy F commented on March 18, 2011 - Well my mom was not the cute, sweet, corny, mom type with the catch phrases and spit bathes. So no, I will never be her... and I don't do those things either...

Dad on Purpose voted on January 5, 2012

Dad on Purpose commented on January 5, 2012 - I strive to be the dad I always wanted.

Naomi F commented on January 13, 2012 - Liar!

2 Votes

When you tell your kids you can't handle all the stress. " can you just be good, do you want to kill me?"

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Diva W added this item on September 10, 2009

Sandy D voted on September 10, 2009

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

2 Votes

In a frenzy, you say "Dan - Gavin - Rocky - Kitty - oh YOU THERE STOP DOING (fill in the blank)!" .....When your child's name is Mike.

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Emily C added this item on January 19, 2012

S P voted on January 23, 2012

Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

1 Votes

When I repeat the phrase "As long as you live under OUR roof, then you will follow OUR rules."

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Jill C added this item on January 28, 2010

Victoria_Rae commented on March 14, 2011 - How about 'I brought you into this world... I can take you out!'

✤Melissa✤ J voted on March 17, 2011

1 Votes

when you browser history contains thing like.."projectile vomit, high fever, and rash" or "how do I replace the batteries in Zobo the giraffe".

S P added this item on January 23, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

1 Votes

You dream about them men in your childs shows. Who would have thought spiderman could be so sexy? lol

Parkers Moma S added this item on February 23, 2012

Parkers Moma S voted on February 23, 2012

1 Votes

when sleep and sex are foreign concepts.

S P added this item on January 23, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

1 Votes

when the phrase: "Hold on one sec" and in the back ground: "I'M ON THE PHONE!" has worked it's way into pretty much every phone conversation you attempt to have.

S P added this item on January 23, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

1 Votes

when your favorite websites include...parenting, the bump, and mampedia!

S P added this item on January 23, 2012

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

1 Votes

You spend hours in front of the mirror plucking your gray hair.

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aw added this item on August 26, 2009

Sasha B commented on September 6, 2009 - Amen sistah!

Mel C voted on September 10, 2009

1 Votes

when one of your children looks at you, laughing hesterically, and says, " You know you (sound), (look), or (did something )just like Grandma!"

Diane L added this item on January 8, 2010

momonamission voted on February 21, 2012

1 Votes

When not only do the mirrors windows in the house van car and floors have fingerprints but also YOUR CLOTHES have lil fingers of love all over them :)

Parkers Moma S added this item on February 23, 2012

Parkers Moma S voted on February 23, 2012

0 Votes

when you nevermore post anything on Facebook that does not contain a picture or comment about your child.

S P added this item on January 23, 2012

0 Votes

So many "Mom" phrases come to mind that came out my mouth, but I think it was when I said, "Just wait until your Dad gets home!" and I was a single mom!

shortnsweet added this item on January 9, 2010

0 Votes

The first time you tell yourself, out loud in public... "and this too shall pass" sigh.....

Megan C added this item on March 16, 2011

0 Votes

"Can't did nothing, Try did it all"!!! get out there & do it!

Candace K added this item on September 10, 2009

0 Votes

As your daughter walks down the stairs to go off to school and you say, "Oh NO your NoT, get back to your room and change them clothes" then walks out your son and you say, "Get back to your room and put on that damn belt I bought you before your pants

BrEyesLuvsFreebies added this item on March 24, 2011

BrEyesLuvsFreebies commented on March 24, 2011 - fall to your ankles and all your underware are showing"

0 Votes

when you find yourself out clothes shopping, and have to ask yourself, would my mom wear that,,,and put it back on the rack.

TKDMOM added this item on March 17, 2011

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You dream about them men in your childs shows. Who would have thought spiderman could be so sexy? lol

Parkers Moma S added this item on February 23, 2012

Parkers Moma S voted on February 23, 2012

1 Votes

When not only do the mirrors windows in the house van car and floors have fingerprints but also YOUR CLOTHES have lil fingers of love all over them :)

Parkers Moma S added this item on February 23, 2012

Parkers Moma S voted on February 23, 2012

2 Votes

You don't bother to shut the bathroom door anymore, Privacy, what's that??

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Stephanie M voted on February 22, 2012

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