Paid PostPosted on Aug 3, 201613 Things Your Mum Was Right AboutYep, you still shouldn't go out looking like that.by Arla Big MilkBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. "Wear a jacket." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO / Via theotheralice.tumblr.com Global warming aside, the UK is still largely freezing. That's a first tick in the box for Mum. 2. That you shouldn't "go out looking like that". Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via moviegifss.tumblr.com Also true. Looking back on it, those Ed Hardy tees and streaky highlights weren't exactly a style to be proud of. 3. "Don't have too much fun." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via thatssograd.tumblr.com So true. Too much fun takes you well past your bedtime, which, if we could have it our way, would be around 9:30pm. 4. "Don't sit too close to the TV." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon / Via reactiongifs.com Well, this is just good health advice. 5. "It doesn't matter who started it..." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / Via annabroomhead.tumblr.com At the time, it really did matter who started it. But these days you've learned to just walk away...(Right?) 6. "If you keep pulling a face, the wind will change and you'll stay like that." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF cheezburger.com Thankfully, the wind did not change. But lesson learnt! 7. "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / Via finalsweekmemes.tumblr.com Correct! (Instead, you can just tweet about it.) 8. "Money doesn't grow on trees, you know." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo / Via realitytvgifs.tumblr.com (Wait for it...) 9. "...all right, ask your father." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures / Via wifflegif.com Also great, enduring advice. 10. "There's plenty more fish in the sea." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Video youtu.be While it might not have seemed particularly sage at the time, it turns out Danny in Year 9 wasn't the be-all and end-all when it came to boys. 11. "Try not to grow up too fast." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Colombia Pictures / Via crescentmoonkid.tumblr.com ...because before you know it you'll be the wrong side of 25 and fondly reminiscing about that wonderful time when you did get ID'd. 12. "I'm not fair? Life isn't fair!" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF gifbin.com Some might say it's a bit harsh to tell a 6-year-old how bleak the world is, but luckily you weren't really paying attention. 13. "You'll understand once you're older." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via huffingtonpost.com Life, after all, is very complicated, and some things are just a bit too much to comprehend fully.(So what we're trying to say is: thanks, Mum!) What else was your mum right about? Let us know in the comments below Brought to you by Arla Big Milk – enriched with all the essential nutrients needed by your growing little people.