- 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
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 don't need an education to be a mother . . . 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
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
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
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.
Pass this along to all the "mothers" in your life!!!