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Of Mothers....

I feel that some women should not be mothers. I feel that if a woman were to start a family, give birth to children, she should understand that putting the kids as top priority is NOT AN OPTION. I feel that although she is entitled to look and feel good, the kids are not decorative items. I feel that if you can give birth to a child, you CAN….I repeat, CAN take care of the child on your own. I feel that even if you work outside of the home, you should look at the kids’ homework, ask them what they ate for lunch and what they want to eat for dinner and if they made new friends in school. Even if the kid is below par, a mother’s job is to be concerned, address the issue, speak to the teachers and carefully help the child around his or her problem as best as you can. I feel that as a mother, you have NO OTHER CHOICE but be concerned about their health, diet, mentality and happiness (not limited thereto). I feel that if you don’t care whether your child comes home from school safe and sound, then you should not be a mother. I feel that if you don’t bring your kids back home from the nannies with you to spend some time together with them because it’s BOTHERSOME during the weekdays, then don’t have children. Many other mothers are willing to do that and yet, they cannot. APPRECIATE the fact that you have kids. I feel that moms should ENJOY their kids while they are young. I feel that moms can say ‘sorry’ too when they do something wrong. If kids are required to say ‘sorry’ when they make a mistake, mothers should do the same. I feel that mothers can throw a tantrum too….she’s human. But never go to sleep angry at your kids. I feel that there are fewer good mothers out there compared to during my time as a kid. Career is important (I should know this) but so are the kids. Accept it, deal with it and be responsible about it. If feel that some single mothers are irresponsible about their kids….leaving their kids to their maids. Maids ARE NOT MOTHERS. It is not a replacement just because you can afford a live-in maid. I feel that grandmothers are not mothers as well. They are GRANDmothers and it is not a replacement. Most of all, mothers, I feel, is a friend to their kids. Connect with them, play with them, understand them, be sad with them, laugh with them, roll around in the bed with them, get angry at them, punish them, take them to the park, get to know their friends….and you have the passport to take these memories to the grave with you. Otherwise, thank you for delivering a human being to join the human race. Your job is done, so, be gone!
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QUOTES ABOUT MOTHERS. Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~Oprah Winfrey My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune. ~Graycie Harmon A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ~Tenneva Jordan Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. ~Mildred B. Vermont If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. ~Lord Langdale (Henry Bickersteth) When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. ~Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~T. DeWitt Talmage A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. ~Irish Proverb Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You're my mother, I would have no other! ~Forest Houtenschil Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. Lin Yutang All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. Abraham Lincoln My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. George Washington It seems to me that my mother was the most splendid woman I ever knew... I have met a lot of people knocking around the world since, but I have never met a more thoroughly refined woman than my mother. If I have amounted to anything, it will be due to her. -- Charlie Chaplin The future destiny of a child is always the work of the mother. -- Napoleon Bonaparte God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. -- Jewish Proverb
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