Saturday, May 09, 2009


Real Mothers don't eat quiche;
They don't have time to make it.

Real Mothers know that their kitchen utensils
Are probably in the sandbox.

Real Mothers often have sticky floors,
Filthy ovens and happy kids.

Real Mothers know that dried play dough
Doesn't come out of carpets.

Real Mothers don't want to know what
The vacuum just sucked up.

Real Mothers sometimes ask 'Why me?'
And get their answer when a little
Voice says, 'Because I love you best.'

Real Mothers know that a child's growth
Is not measured by height or years or grade....
It is marked by the progression of Mommy to Mom to Mother...

The Images of Mother

4 YEARS OF AGE - My Mommy can do anything!

8 YEARS OF AGE - My Mom knows a lot! A whole lot!

12 YEARS OF AGE - My Mother doesn't really know quite everything.

14 YEARS OF AGE - Naturally, Mother doesn't know that, either.

16 YEARS OF AGE - Mother? She's hopelessly old-fashioned.

18 YEARS OF AGE - That old woman? She's way out of date!

25 YEARS OF AGE - Well, she might know a little bit about it!

35 YEARS OF AGE - Before we decide, let's get Mom's opinion..

45 YEARS OF AGE - Wonder what Mom would have thought about i t?

65 YEARS OF AGE - Wish I could talk it over with Mom.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure she carries, or the way she combs her hair.

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes,
Because that is the doorway to her heart,
The place where love resides.
The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,
But true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.
It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she
Shows, and the beauty of a woman with passing years only grows!

Note from Lucy: I lost my mom 24 years ago... I haven't been able to tell her how much I appreciated her love for a long time now. Those of you, who still have your mothers, let her know you love her. Thanks Nancy for sending me this.

Happy Mothers Day to all Moms out there.


At 4:41 AM, Blogger T. F. Stern said...

Happy Mother's Day.

At 10:25 AM, Blogger Granny Annie said...

Happy Mother's Day to you Lucy. You reflect your mother's goodness I am sure.

At 12:21 PM, Blogger butterflygirl said...

Happy Mother's Day!

At 4:02 PM, Blogger Susie said...

Happy Mother's Day!

At 4:33 PM, Blogger Renie Burghardt said...

Sweet post!

Happy Mother's Day, Lucy!

Hugs and blessings,


At 6:38 PM, Blogger Fred said...

Happy Mother's Day, Lucy. I hope it was a great one!

At 9:03 AM, Blogger Oh great One said...

Happy Mother's day to you!

At 11:14 AM, Blogger Big Dave T said...

Hope you had a nice Mother's Day. I tried to call my mother but she was up north where there's no phone service. I had sent her a card though, so I was covered.

At 9:43 PM, Blogger Putz said...

i lost my mom in 1982 qt at age 58....i would hate that ever to happen again

At 5:27 PM, Blogger NoSurfGirl said...

Happy belated mother's day. That was a great series of thoughts, thank you.


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