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'I love the peace & quiet you get at camp.'
Stage Mother Bear.
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"So what if he paid a classmate to do his homework – it was his own allowance."
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"Just remember, son, it doesn't matter whether you win or lose - unless you want Daddy's love."
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"- Another internship, and he will surely be admitted to our kindergarten."
"Where am I going to college? I thought this was college."
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"Have a career, and then if you want to try acting, you'll have my blessing."
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'Good news Mom. I got into the college of your choice.'
"Being from another planet is worth thirty points towards your child's admission to Harvard."
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'My parents didn't want me to get left behind.'
"Now, remember, be the yourself we talked about."
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"My parents never talk to me about S-E-X – all the talk about is S-A-Ts."
'You'll never be the next Micheal Phelps if you don't start working on your breaststroke.'
"Remember little Rosalie? She has twelve people reporting to her now."
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'Our test results show nothing out of the ordinary. I'm afraid your child is ordinary.'
"Is this the story you want to tell on your college application?"
"We need to hurry to your next extracurricular activity before the void of my unfulfilled ambitions catches up."
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"Quit parentalizing me!"
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"Eagle Scout is not enough, son - you've got to learn a trade."
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"Face it, Mom. I'm not going to college. I want to be a Rockette!"
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'...but if you never put me in the game coach, how will my father ever live his own sports dreams vicariously through me?'
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'Look, quit making excuses. You're in kindergarten now. If you ever hope to see grade one, you gotta buckle down.'
"We've been thinking a lot about what we want to do with your life."
"School's out- academic summer camp is in."
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"Some day you'll look back at this and remember me as the person who taught you to fear water."