Moms on giving advice!

When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”
—Erma Bombeck

I am that mom! 😜

( On Wednesdays and Saturdays, there will be an extra post, in response to Linda’s prompts)

On that note, I’m sharing my JusJoJan badge!

Written for Linda’s One Liner Wednesday



57 thoughts on “Moms on giving advice!

  1. I used to be that mom! Now that my children are grown with families of their own, I tend to ask – “Do you want to know what I think?” They almost always says yes. There are still occasions when I am concerned enough to tell them my concerns unsolicited. I am fortunate to have such a great relationship with my children.

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    1. That’s so nice Maggie. I do try to keep my mouth shut, specially in case of my son and daughter in law. With my daughters, I do sometimes blurt out a piece of unsolicited advice!

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  2. 😆 My daughter came downstairs recently said she needed advice and I practically taped my mouth shut listening to her talk it out!! 😂 I did sneak my advice in at the end though ‘cuz mothers…

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  3. Oh my, you’ve brought back a wonderful memory! My family used to read Erma’s column in the newspaper all the time (eons ago now)! 🙂 And the saying is true–mere “formality”!

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