15 Signs That You and Your Mom Are BFFs
I have no shame in telling you that my mom is my best friend in the whole world. Nobody knows me better than her, and now that I have gotten older, it's easy to see how much we have in common. She's my biggest cheerleader, and I look to her for advice on a daily basis (phone calls are a must!). Even when I feel like the world's against me, she's by my side. I know I'm not the only one out there with an incredibly cool mother, so here are 15 signs that your mom is your BFF.
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano and Haley Lyndes
She's your biggest fan.
You might roll your eyes when she's rooting for you in the crowd or blowing up your Facebook, but you know it's because she pretty much adores you.
She will help you with tasks no other human being is willing to do.
How are moms so fearless?
You look up to your mom because you're pretty sure she's all knowing.
And if she doesn't know something, she'll figure it out.
She's always looking out for you.
Whether there's an issue with relationships, jobs, or health, she definitely has an opinion. She cares, like, a lot.
She's your favorite shopping buddy.
She will always tell you what looks good, and if she's not there, you know she's just a FaceTime away.
She worries about you like crazy, but you tolerate it.
Just repeat, "It's out of love. It's out of love," over and over again.
When you're having a bad day, she's the first person you call.
You know she'll pick up.
She knows exactly how to make you laugh.
Usually it's out of embarrassment.
You know exactly what she's thinking when she gives you "the look."
That one look your mom gives you for a split second — it's all you need to know to understand exactly what she's thinking.
She'll tell you when you are getting a crap attitude.
You'll hate to hear it, but you know it's true.
She drops brutally honest advice on the regular.
That's what best friends are for.
If you're making a bad decision, she'll turn that around ASAP.
Tough love is necessary.
Sometimes you do things for her just because you want to make her happy.
Doesn't it feel good?
She's really good at calming you down.
Is that the kind of stuff they teach you in secret mom school?
She is your main source of comfort.
There is nothing more soothing than your mom telling you that everything will be OK.