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Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, 'A house guest,' you're wrong because I have just described my kids.
Mothers are all slightly insane.
J. D. Salinger
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
I can only hope to be 10 percent of the mom mine was to me. She encouraged me to be confident and enjoy life. That's what I want for my son.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
Pearl S. Buck
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.
Motherhood is a dream. It really is absolutely amazing.
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
Honore de Balzac
My parents, especially my mother, were no influence on me whatsoever.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
Motherhood is the only thing in my life that I've really known for sure is something I wanted to do.
I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
Mothers and children are human beings, and they will sometimes do the wrong thing.
I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom. That was my way of being a bad girl.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher
It's the moms of this nation - single, married, widowed - who really hold this country together. We're the mothers, we're the wives, we're the grandmothers, we're the big sisters, we're the little sisters, we're the daughters. You know it's true, don't you? You're the ones who always have to do a little more.
My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating.
Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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