“Okay. I am going to count to three…and you better be moving.”
That warning would light a fire under any one! I would seriously like to meet the person that never heard the dreaded 1, 2, 3 count. My young mind could barely comprehend the unbelievable horrors that would be in-store when I was told that “I was going to get it” if she did get to three.
I think almost every mother uses those famous sayings. There is probably some Parents’ Book of Secrets that has pages filled with these effective lines. Those “go to” sayings which are not required to comply with any logic. Who needs logic when you have the famous “because I said so” in your arsenal. (more…)