my mamma said: margaret

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While Margaret’s mum’s advice is a tad more traditional it still holds true. We have to look after our families and ourselves… so being a good person and going to church is looking after yourself (for some) and looking after your husband just makes sense. You have to assume he is also looking after you at the same time :) if you’ve got each others backs then everything will be alright.

I recently asked a bunch of people to share with me a piece of advice their mother had given them. Some are wise, others are hilarious but most of all, they are all true.

While the words in these illustrations are direct quotes, the characters are inspired by each advice recipient and are not meant to be an exact likeness. I am only using their first name so they can stay anonymous, if they choose.

Feel free to share on social media (please link back to my site). It would be awesome if you could send me your mothers best words of wisdom… it might just help someone else out :)

What did your mamma say? Get in touch via Twitter, Instagram or by email :)

my mamma said: cam

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Cam is always impeccably dressed… however I didn’t know the origins of his dapper stylings. His mother instilled in him a sense of personal pride and it works. If you don’t make an effort to look after yourself, then how can you expect anyone else to. Start with yourself. Great advice Cam’s mum :)

I recently asked a bunch of people to share with me a piece of advice their mother had given them. Some are wise, others are hilarious but most of all, they are all true.

While the words in these illustrations are direct quotes, the characters are inspired by each advice recipient and are not meant to be an exact likeness. I am only using their first name so they can stay anonymous, if they choose.

Feel free to share on social media (please link back to my site). It would be awesome if you could send me your mothers best words of wisdom… it might just help someone else out :)

What did your mamma say? Get in touch via Twitter, Instagram or by email :)

my mamma said: lisa

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Lisa’s mother was very concerned for her health (every good mother worries). We’ve all been well trained in public toilet use but I don’t think my training was this specific. Better start doing some deep lunges to allow for sustainable squatting LOL 😛

I recently asked a bunch of people to share with me a piece of advice their mother had given them. Some are wise, others are hilarious but most of all, they are all true.

While the words in these illustrations are direct quotes, the characters are inspired by each advice recipient and are not meant to be an exact likeness. I am only using their first name so they can stay anonymous, if they choose.

Feel free to share on social media (please link back to my site). It would be awesome if you could send me your mothers best words of wisdom… it might just help someone else out :)

What did your mamma say? Get in touch via Twitter, Instagram or by email :)

my mamma said: sharon

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This advice was often shared with Sharon… it was actually her grandmother who warned her to beware the one-eyed snake. Sharon’s grandmother is still alive and still hands out handy advice :) This one is pretty self explanatory LOL.

I recently asked a bunch of people to share with me a piece of advice their mother had given them. Some are wise, others are hilarious but most of all, they are all true.

While the words in these illustrations are direct quotes, the characters are inspired by each advice recipient and are not meant to be an exact likeness. I am only using their first name so they can stay anonymous, if they choose.

Feel free to share on social media (please link back to my site). It would be awesome if you could send me your mothers best words of wisdom… it might just help someone else out :)

What did your mamma say? Get in touch via Twitter, Instagram or by email :)

my mamma said: lisa

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It is true that you are good at what you do often. Friends will tell me they wish they could draw and I always ask “well, do you draw every day?” Lisa is a very talented illustrator as well as being an accomplished violinist. So the moral of this story is, do stuff you want to be good at… eventually you should become ‘good’ at it.

I recently asked a bunch of people to share with me a piece of advice their mother had given them. Some are wise, others are hilarious but most of all, they are all true.

The idea for this project came about after an unusual discussion I had at a party with a very open minded and outspoken french woman. She shared with me a very personal piece of advice her mother gave her… she said it was the best advice her mother had given her. I am not sure if I will ever be comfortable publishing her advice as it is sooooo explicit! It did shock me, stick in my mind and give me the inspiration for this project 😛 Merci beaucoup.

While the words in these illustrations are direct quotes, the characters are inspired by each advice recipient and are not meant to be an exact likeness. I am only using their first name so they can stay anonymous, if they choose.

Feel free to share on social media (please link back to my site).

It would be awesome if you could send me your mothers best words of wisdom… it might just help someone else out :)

What did your mamma say? Get in touch via Twitter, Instagram or by email :)