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Stop telling me what to do-o
Don't treat me like a child of two-o
I know that you want what's best
But mother please... give it a rest!

Stop, don't, no!

Mama, I'm a big girl now!

Once upon a time when I was just a kid
You never let me do just what the older kids did
But lose that laundry list of what you won't allow
Cause mama, I'm a big girl now! (Oh, Tracy! )

Once upon a time I used to play with toys...
But now I'd rather play around with teenage boys
So if I get a hicky please don't, have a cow!
Cause mama, I'm a big girl now!

Ma, I gotta tell you that without a doubt
I got my best dancing lessons from yo-ou
You're the one who taught me how to twist and shout
Because you shout non-stop, and you're so twisted to-o

Once I used to fidget cause I just sat home
But now I'm just like Gidget, and I gotta get to Rome
So say arrividicci, toodle-loo, and ciao!
Cause mama I'm a big girl now!

Stop, don't, no!
Mama, I'm a big girl now!

Hey mama...
Hey mama...

Once upon a time I was a shy young thing
Could barely walk and talk so much as dance and sing
But let me hit that stage I wanna take my bow...
Cause mama, I'm a big girl now!

Once upon a time I used to dress up Ken
But now that I'm a woman I like... bigger men
And I don't need a barbie doll to show me how
Cause mama I'm a big girl now!


Ma, you always taught me what was right from wrong
And now I just wanna give it a try
Mama, I'm been in a nest for far to long!
So please give a push and mama watch me fly!
Watch me fly!

Hey mama...
Say mama...

One day I will meet a man you won't condemn
And we will have some kids and you can torture them
But let me be a star before I take that vow!
Cause mama, I'm a big girl now
Mama, I'm a big girl now
Hey, ya, ya, ya, yay
Mama... I'm a big girl...
Oo, such a big big girl
I'm a big girl... now... oooo (2x)
(Stop don't no please)
Mama, I'm a big girl now!

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