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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.
I don't want to let my life as a woman pass me by. There's a time to work, there's a time to be young and crazy, and there should be a time to enjoy motherhood. I'm actually looking forward to that.
Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
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.
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.
I believe that at least 70 percent of parenting goes to the mother. In our house, I'm the one who knows about all the school stuff, helps with the homework, organizes the play dates, and remembers the birthday parties.
Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
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.
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
The biggest surprise, which is also the best, is that I didn't know I would love motherhood as much as I do.
My mother was a personal friend of God's. They had ongoing conversations.
If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
E. W. Howe
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.
I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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