28 Things People Who Were Raised By A Mexican Mom Know To Be True

"You're feeling sick? Let me get some VapoRub."

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1. She believed VapoRub was a cure for everything.

3. If you scraped your knee, you could always expect the "Sana, sana" rhyme.

If you ever hurt yourself and your mama rubbed the area reciting, "Sana, sana, colita de rana..." You're Hispanic.

Danielle Rivas@kerrigwen00

If you ever hurt yourself and your mama rubbed the area reciting, "Sana, sana, colita de rana..." You're Hispanic.

8:32 PM - 20 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

And you didn't dare utter a word.

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7. Her yelling sometimes took a paradoxical tone.

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8. You never wanted to get on her bad side.

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9. Because if she ever actually counted to three you were officially fucked.

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12. To this day she still has you fearing El Cucuy.

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13. And she referred to any gaming system as a Nintendo.

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14. There was no way you were leaving the house without finishing your chores.

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18. You knew to clear the house whenever she put chile on the comal.

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19. Her oven also doubled as storage space.

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20. You never understood how she flipped tortillas without burning her fingertips.

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21. Her comments on diet were contradictory.

22. She never had the need to buy Tupperware.

23. Her marathon holiday tamaladas led to an all-tamale diet afterward.

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Your mother, abuelita, and tias made no less than 2000.

24. Her home remedy for mal ojo was an egg, a chant, and a glass of water.

My mom just cured me with and egg and took rid of all my haters #MexicanProblems

Jasmine Romo@Jasy_romo

My mom just cured me with and egg and took rid of all my haters #MexicanProblems

6:38 PM - 13 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

26. Along with a calendar of La Virgen.

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27. And church on Sunday usually wasn't a choice.

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28. She never admitted when she was wrong.

#mexicanproblemsnight when my mom realizes I'm right but won't admit it so she just says

♡gabrielle meredith♡@gabriellem1995

#mexicanproblemsnight when my mom realizes I'm right but won't admit it so she just says

11:21 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

You still love her no matter what.

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