Mom’s Famous Child

[1] Mona Lisa’s Mother:
‘After all that money your father and I spent on your braces, is that the biggest smile you can give us?’

[2] Columbus’s Mother:
‘I don’t care what you’ve discovered, you still could have written me!’

[3] Michelangelo’s’ Mother:
‘Can’t you paint on walls like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?’

[4] Napoleon’s Mother:
‘All right, if you aren’t hiding your report card inside your jacket, take your hand out of there and show me.’

[5] Abraham Lincoln’s Mother:
‘Again with the stovepipe hat? Can’t you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?’

[6] Mary’s Mother:
‘ I am not upset your lamb followed you to school, but I would like to know how he got a better grade than you.

[7] Albert Einstein’s Mother:
‘But it is your senior picture. Can’t you do something about your hair? Styling gel, mousse, something…?’

[8] George Washington’s Mother:
The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye.’

[9] Jonah’s Mother:
‘That is a nice story. Now tell me where you have really been for the last three days.’

[10] Thomas Edison’s Mother:
‘Of course I am proud that you invented the electric bulb. Now turn it off and get to bed.’