Most Valuable Pieces Of Motherly Advice, Courtesy Of Mom

Being a mother is the hardest job out there

1. Being a mother is the hardest job out there

As we gear up for the next season of Mom, which premieres on Thurs., Nov. 5 at 9/8c, let's take a look back at some of the most valuable pearls of motherly wisdom Christy and Bonnie Plunkett have dispensed over the course of the series. 

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 22 ("Fun Girl Stuff And Eternal Salvation") 

 
If picking on others were a competitive sport, Bonnie would win a gold medal

2. If picking on others were a competitive sport, Bonnie would win a gold medal

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 21 ("Patient Zero And The Chocolate Fountain") 
The Plunkett matriarchs have no room to judge and they aren't afraid to admit it

3. The Plunkett matriarchs have no room to judge and they aren't afraid to admit it

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 17 ("A Commemorative Coin And A Misshapen Head") 
Christy might've made mistakes in her past, but that hasn't stopped her from trying to be the best mom

4. Christy might've made mistakes in her past, but that hasn't stopped her from trying to be the best mom

possible
Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 11 ("Three Smiles And An Unpainted Ceiling") 
Christy has deep insight on cohabitation

5. Christy has deep insight on cohabitation

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 17 ("A Commemorative Coin And A Misshapen Head") 
Sometimes you've gotta let your kid be an adult

6. Sometimes you've gotta let your kid be an adult

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 17 ("A Commemorative Coin And A Misshapen Head")
Rebellion is in the Plunkett genes

7. Rebellion is in the Plunkett genes

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 17 ("A Commemorative Coin And A Misshapen Head")
For better or worse, Bonnie and Christy share a bond that can't be broken

8. For better or worse, Bonnie and Christy share a bond that can't be broken

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 21 ("Patient Zero And The Chocolate Fountain") 
A compliment wrapped in an insult is still a compliment

9. A compliment wrapped in an insult is still a compliment

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 1 ("Hepatitis And Lemon Zest") 
When it comes to mothering her teen daughter, Violet, it's better late than never

10. When it comes to mothering her teen daughter, Violet, it's better late than never

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 17 ("A Commemorative Coin And A Misshapen Head") 
When it comes to being the Plunkett matriarch, Bonnie isn't afraid to get her hands dirty

11. When it comes to being the Plunkett matriarch, Bonnie isn't afraid to get her hands dirty

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 2 ("Figgy Pudding And The Rapture") 
Bonnie doesn't mind letting Christy take the wheel once in a while

12. Bonnie doesn't mind letting Christy take the wheel once in a while

Quote taken from Season 2, Episode 7 ("Soapy Eyes And A Clean Slate") 

For more sage (and slightly sassy) advice, be sure to watch the Season 3 premiere of Mom on Thurs., Nov. 5 at 9/8c.