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
Somebody said if you're a "good" mother,
your child will "turn out good"
somebody thinks a child comes with directions and
Somebody said "good" mothers never raise
somebody never came out the back door just
in time to see her child hit a golf ball through the neighbor's
Somebody said you don't need an education to be
somebody never helped a fourth grader with his math.
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.
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.
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....