19 Signs You Were Raised By A Jewish Mom
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19 Signs You Were Raised By A Jewish Mom

Because bringing a sweater where ever you go is a must, and you never starve around her

19 Signs You Were Raised By A Jewish Mom
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It doesn't matter how old you are, your Jewish mom will treat you the same way. Her love for you is unconditional, and she will always look after you whether it is about eating enough or your love life. If you were raised by a Jewish mom, you can totally relate!

1. She will always tell you to bring a jacket even if it is 80 degrees outside.

You know, in case the AC is on.

2. “Did you eat, yet?”

3. You were taught the horrors of getting a tattoo, or anything that marks your body permanently.

Oh, the shanda!

4. Whenever you mention a boy or girl you get the typical who-is-he/she, how-did-you-two-meet, what-do-the-parents-do-, what-is-his/her-blood-type kind of questions.

5. You're always being told that you should go to more Jewish events so you can find a Shidach/shidekh.

6. “Are you eating well?”

7. She constantly reminds you to talk to other family members and friends over the phone, even if you already do that on the regular.

8. Traveling means sending her a play by play.

You have to tell there when you left the house, when you got to the airport, when you checked in, when you passed security and when you landed. Bonus points for letting her know you got to your hotel or house.

9. "What did you eat, today?"

10. If you are away in college, you get asked every Friday if you are going to services.

(Just kidding, Mom. I go every week.)

11. You get guilt out of every situation.

You were studying for five hours in the library and didn’t answer her call? Don’t you love your mother?

12. You learned how to bargain wherever you go, especially if it is the Shuck.

13. “So excited that you are coming home (in five months). What do you want me to cook?”

14. And, of course, she gives you enough leftovers for you to have until you come back home again.

15. She gets super excited when you go on one date, and proceeds to ask if you two are officially together.

16. It doesn’t matter if you are on a different continent -- you will have to call her as soon as you get back home from a party.

17. Nothing will cure that cold, fever, broken bone or hangover like a good chicken soup and matzoh balls.

18. You get asked if you cleaned your room, did your laundry, studied for your math exam and took your medicine.

19.“Did you eat enough?”

And you still love her because she is the best mom in the world! Make sure to call her and tell her how much you love her every day.

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