a mother is an unskilled laborer.
'Somebody' never gave a squirmy
infant a bath.
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.
a mother's job consists of wiping
noses and changing diapers.
'Somebody doesn't know that a child
is much more
than the shell he lives in.
you learn how to be a mother by
'Somebody' never took a three year
being a mother is boring.
'Somebody' never rode in a car driven
by a teenager
with a driver's permit.
teachers, psychologists and pediatricians
know more about children
than their mothers.
'Somebody' hasn't invested her heart
in another human being.
if you're a "good" mother, your
child will "turn out".
'Somebody' thinks a child is like
a bag of plaster-of-Paris
that comes with directions, a mold
and a guarantee.
being a mother is what you do in
your spare time.
'Somebody' doesn't know that when
you're a mother,
you're a mother ALL the time.
"good" mothers never raise their
'Somebody' never came out the back
just in time to see her child wind
and hit a golf ball through the
neighbor's kitchen window.
you don't need an education to be
'Somebody' never helped a fourth
grader with his math.
you can't love the fifth child as
much as you love the first.
'Somebody' doesn't have five children.
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.
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.
a mother can do her job with her
and one hand tied behind her back.
'Somebody' never organized seven
giggling Brownies to sell cookies.
a mother can stop worrying after
her child gets married.
'Somebody' doesn't know that marriage
a new son or daughter-in-law to
a mother's heartstrings.
a mother's job is done when her
last child leaves home.
'Somebody' never had grandchildren.
being a mother is a side dish on
the plate of life.
'Somebody' doesn't know what fills
your mother knows you love her,
so you don't need to tell her.
Isn't A Mother!
~Author Unknown to me~