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    19 Things Filipino Moms Say When They're Mad At You

    "Kapag 'yan nakita ko, makikita mo!"

    1. Whenever something—anything—bad happens:

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    2. When you ask her if she's seen that thing you were looking for:

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    3. When you still can't find it so you ask her for help, but instead she gives you a riddle:

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    4. And when you realize you've been holding that thing all along:

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    5. So she goes on with the sermon you never really signed up for:

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    6. When you and your siblings get into a fight and you think she'd stop you, but instead:

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    7. When she's asking for an explanation but you can't talk because 1. she's too scary, and 2. di ka makasingit sa kanya:

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    8. And then when you finally speak up:

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    9. And then she goes on with the hypothetical questions:

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    ????????

    10. You don't know if she's daring you or not:

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    11. When you ask her for money for a "school project."

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    12. And then she goes on reminiscing the old times:

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    13. When she's so mad she becomes philosophical:

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    14. A little too philosophical sometimes:

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    15. And then she starts with the metaphors:

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    16. When she states the obvious:

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    17. When she gives you a reality check:

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    18. When she can't let you live:

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    NAG-AANO LANG AKO DITO PAEPAL.

    19. And finally, you know you're really fucked when she does what every child fears:

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    LUH. Magtago ka na sa saya ng nanay mo. Or maybe don't.

    We love you pa rin po! 💖

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