For Mother’s Day, Mother New York has created the Momtract, an online service that creates a legally binding contract for “sons and daughters to contractually forsake control over one part of their lives.” They warn, “If you don’t meet the terms of the agreement, she can sue you.” The contract is legally binding for one year and “should there be a default on the contract, penalties include fines of up to $20,000 and a maximum number of 12 non-holiday visits from your wronged mother.” You can create your own at the The Momtract.com website.
You can enter personalized promises or select from a carefully curated array of mom grievances (“Eat Better,” “Stop Having Your Secretary Lie to Me,” “Acknowledge My Existence” amongst others). Think of all those things mom asks you to do out of genuine concern. The ones you usually ignore. With Momtract you’re legally obligated to listen.
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