Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you’ve had a baby … somebody doesn’t know that once you’re a mother, “normal” is history.
Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct …somebody never took a three-year-old shopping.
Somebody said being a mother is boring … somebody never rode in a car driven by a teenager with a driver’s permit.
Somebody said if you’re a “good” mother, your child will “turn out good” …somebody thinks a child comes with directions and a guarantee.
Somebody said “good” mothers never raise their voices… …somebody never came out the back door just in time to see her child hit a golf ball through the neighbor’s kitchen window.
Somebody said you can’t love the fifth child as much as you love the first … somebody doesn’t have five children.
Somebody said a mother can find all the answers to her child-rearing questions in the books … …somebody never had a child stuff beans up his nose or in his ears.
Somebody said the hardest part of being a mother is labor and delivery … …somebody never watched her “baby” get on the bus for the first day of kindergarten … or on a plane headed for military “boot camp.”
Somebody said a mother can do her job with her eyes closed and one hand tied behind her back … …somebody never organized seven giggling Brownies to sell cookies.
Somebody said a mother can stop worrying after her child gets married … …somebody doesn’t know that marriage adds a new son or daughter-in-law to a mother’s heartstrings.
Somebody said a mother’s job is done when her last child leaves home … …somebody never had grandchildren.
Somebody said your mother knows you love her, so you don’t need to tell her … somebody ISN’T A MOTHER!
CHERISH YOUR MOTHER