Posts Tagged: Mothers

Appreciation, Respect, Chivalry & Love

“Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn’t have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She

Appreciation, Respect, Chivalry & Love

“Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn’t have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

To Capture What Motherhood Means

“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, …” ~ Anita Baker, Singer, Songwriter, Grammy Awards (8x), American Music Awards (4x), Soul Train

To Capture What Motherhood Means

“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, …” ~ Anita Baker, Singer, Songwriter, Grammy Awards (8x), American Music Awards (4x), Soul Train

Sweet Flowers of Love

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” ~ Stevie Wonder , 22 Grammy Awards (22x), Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Sweet Flowers of Love

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” ~ Stevie Wonder , 22 Grammy Awards (22x), Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Always a Friend

“When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone

Always a Friend

“When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

Comfy In My Own Skin

“I’m very comfortable in my own skin now. I started just being myself more and more. For women, this happens as you get older. I loved my 40s – I thought they were fantastic. And I’m loving my 50s. I’m

Comfy In My Own Skin

“I’m very comfortable in my own skin now. I started just being myself more and more. For women, this happens as you get older. I loved my 40s – I thought they were fantastic. And I’m loving my 50s. I’m

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Women, Like Being a Woman

“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world.” ~ Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Singer, Actress, Producer & Model

Women, Like Being a Woman

“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world.” ~ Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Singer, Actress, Producer & Model

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

The Spirit of Togetherness

“At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies, also, at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar.

The Spirit of Togetherness

“At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies, also, at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar.

Twenty-year Old Boxes!

“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” ~ Erma Bombeck, Humorist, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Writer

Twenty-year Old Boxes!

“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” ~ Erma Bombeck, Humorist, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Writer

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Looked After & Protected

“I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved

Looked After & Protected

“I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

This Kind of Love

“I thought I knew what love was, but holy cow, I did not. I could never have imagined the kind of love I have for my children. I am who I am because of my daughters.” ~ Drew Blyth Barrymore,

This Kind of Love

“I thought I knew what love was, but holy cow, I did not. I could never have imagined the kind of love I have for my children. I am who I am because of my daughters.” ~ Drew Blyth Barrymore,

So Many Gifts

“Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us.” ~ Maria

So Many Gifts

“Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us.” ~ Maria