Previously: The Ur-Dad story.
@mallelis When she was a nun, used the bus fare to buy cigarettes and hitchhiked back to the convent. Didn’t last long as a nun.
— Christina (@christinadslp) October 24, 2014
@mallelis I told her I’d just eaten a good meal with beans, she sent me 8 pounds of dried beans and a pressure cooker
— Seth Rosenthal (@seth_rosenthal) October 23, 2014
@mallelis thoroughly checked my homework every night, until my senior year of high school. circled what was wrong, made me figure it out.
— iscreeeeaaaaamama (@pnuts_mama) October 23, 2014
@mallelis my mum called my direct line in work to let me know she’d left a voicemail on my mobile.
— Lowri Williams (@flowri) October 23, 2014
@mallelis We were listening to “I Want a New Drug” on a road trip and my mom turned and said, “Do you know what the new drug is? It’s love.”
— The Haunt Eng (@hoodieripper) October 23, 2014
@mallelis @darth endorsed me for “journalism” on linkedin
— Ryan Teague Beckwith (@ryanbeckwith) October 23, 2014
@mallelis mailed me a card before I left for college so I would have something in my mailbox when I got there. It had a picture of me inside
— Emmuuuuurrgh Alter (@emm_a) October 24, 2014
@mallelis booked my bro and me to play a concert at a bar when i was home for thanksgiving w/o consulting us. we don't play in a band.
— Jon Muchin (@Allormuchin) October 23, 2014
@mallelis couldn't talk from ALS; had a chat abt what are you gonna do when I'm gone;" sat up to write this note <3 pic.twitter.com/FP2YFpwH67
— Sara Kate W (@SaraKateW) October 23, 2014
@mallelis Called me when I was in a different state to ask me where the remote control was.
— MAKEOUT DRACULA (@theisb) October 23, 2014
@mallelis The best text message I will ever receive pic.twitter.com/NhfCSaTTUX
— ambien rap crying (@gspels) October 23, 2014
@j_zimms @mallelis pic.twitter.com/REBoJMf6Oo
— official wwe pilot (@pilotbacon) October 23, 2014
There are so many different kinds of moms in the world; I hope you have had at least one good one, or two tremendous dads, or similar variations on the theme. You can read the rest of the responses here.
Mallory is an Editor of The Toast.