She's brutally honest. Sometimes, she scares the sh*t out of you. But she also makes the best homemade tortillas this side of the border, and you love her unconditionally.
If you grew up with a Mexican or Mexican-American mom, you can totally relate:
Where there's smoke, there's fire.... and delicious roasted chile.
"Ponte Vicks y ya."
You better not complain, or she'll show you what it really means to be bored.
When your mama realizes she's wrong, so she's all like...
Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the holidays? Tamales.
Annoying at the time, but it made you a better person.
Yes, that's exactly how science works.
This is what happens when you watch too many novelas.
You could always count on your mama to give you the brutal truth — and a full plate of tacos, frijoles, arroz and aguacate.