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Help for Mothers Day gift

Posted by on May. 4, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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I am making a scrapbook for my mother in law. Its not the normal photo scrapbook, it is going to be a collection of quotes made from a stand up flip photo album. The problem I am having is finding the right quotes to include in the album. Does anyone have any good poems or quotes I could include?

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Kivara
by on May. 4, 2010 at 10:49 PM

Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. by: Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.  by: Lin Yutang, Chinese writer

Once blessed with a wonderful mother, I am twice blessed with my mother-in-law.

punkmommy577
by on May. 5, 2010 at 7:06 AM

AWWW, those are sweet. Thank you. I am def going to use them!!

Quoting Kivara:

Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. by: Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.  by: Lin Yutang, Chinese writer

Once blessed with a wonderful mother, I am twice blessed with my mother-in-law.


KristinaO129
by on May. 5, 2010 at 3:42 PM

Hope some of these help! Sounds like it will be a wonderful gift & I'm sure it will be treasured!

The Other Mother

You are the other mother I received, the day I wed your son
And I just want to thank you, Mom, for the loving things you’ve done.
You’ve given me a gracious man, with whom I share my life
You are his lovely mother, and I, his lucky wife.
You used to pat his little head and now I hold his hand
You raised in love a little boy and then gave me the man.


A mother holds her child’s hand for a little while and their heart forever.


I have truly been blessed with gifts like no other,
A precious baby boy and the title of "Mother"


A funny phrase is “Working Mother”; when baby comes, there is no other!
(Ben Sharfman)


Mom’s of boys work from son up to son down


Surely dishes and laundry shall not follow me ALL the days of my life?!? ~Jobs 24:7


A Mother’s Heart

Pieces of laughter, patches of tears
Threaded with tenderness. tattered with fears
Bits of forgiveness and mounds of grace
Quilted together with love, hope and faith.


A Mother's Giving Heart

A Mother's heart overflows with love and endless giving,
a shelter of tender comfort amidst the storms of living.
A Mother's arms welcome, comfort, and reassure,
a place of warmth and kindness, protected and secure.
A Mother's prayers are letters, written to God above,
filled with faith and hope, sealed with her precious love.
All these gifts dear Mother, are the blessing you impart,
you are my guardian angel, the treasure of my heart.


M-O-T-H-E-R
(Howard Johnson)

"M" is for the million things she gave me,
"O" means only that she's growing old,
"T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
"H" is for her heart of purest gold;
"E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
"R" means right, and right she'll always be,
Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"
A word that means the world to me.


Mom’s Dictionary

Traumatic Amnesia: (A.K.A. False Memory Syndrome) The condition that enables women who have gone through labor to make love again.
Dumbwaiter: One who asks if the kids would care for dessert.
Family Planning: The art of spacing your children the proper distance to keep you just on this side of the edge of financial disaster.
Feedback: The inevitable result when your baby doesn’t appreciate the strained carrots.
Full Name: What you call your child when you’re mad at him.
Grandparents: The people who think your children are wonderful even though they’re sure you’re not raising them right.
Hearsay: What toddlers do when anyone mutters a dirty word.
Impregnable: A woman whose memory of labor is still vivid.
Independent: How we want our children to be as long as they do everything we say.
Ow: The first word spoken by children with older siblings.
Puddle: A small body of water that draws other small bodies wearing dry shoes into it.
Showoff: A child who is more talented than yours.
Sterilize: What you do to your first baby’s pacifier by boiling it, and your last baby’s pacifier by blowing on it.   
Top Bunk: Where you should never put a child wearing Superman PJ’s.
Two Minute Warning: When the baby’s face turns red and she begins to make those familiar grunting noises.
Verbal: Able to whine in words
Whodunit: None of the kids that live in your house.


For Mothers
 (John David Escalera)

A mother's work is never done, so the saying goes.
She toils along both day and night and it seems that no one knows.
The selfless things that she does and the often thoughtful deeds
Are not for her own glory but for her family's needs.
For a mother's touch can calm a child, and wipe away his tears
And her loving eyes and tender words can soothe away his fears.
And though their tireless efforts would seem to go unnoticed;
We always knew you loved us so and mom, we always noticed.
The love you showed in all you did, and the extra special care
From making sure the meals were cooked to the combing of our hair.
So a mother's job is a difficult task, a job not everyone can do.
But the Lord knew what he was doing, when He gave the job to you.
For He must have looked ahead in time and saw all that we'd go through;
And knew the love and grace we'd need, then gave it to us through you.
So mom, I just wanted to let you know from my point of view
If I could have the best mom for me, I would have chosen you.


Before I Was A Mom

Before I was a Mom, I made and ate hot meals.
I had unstained clothing. I had quiet conversations on the phone.
Before I was a Mom I slept as late as I wanted
And never worried about how late I got into bed.
I brushed my hair and my teeth everyday.
Before I was Mom I cleaned my house each day.
I never tripped over toys or forgot words to lullabies.
Before I was a Mom I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous.
I never thought about immunizations.
Before I was a Mom I had never been puked on,
Pooped on, spit on, chewed on, peed on Or pinched by tiny fingers
Before I was a Mom I had complete control of my mind
My thoughts, my body and my mind. I slept all night.
Before I was a Mom I never held down a screaming child
So that doctors could do tests or give shots.
I never looked into teary eyes and cried.
I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin.
I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.
Before I was a Mom I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put it down.
I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop the hurt.
I never knew that something so small could affect my life so much.
I never knew that I could love someone so much. I never knew I would love being a Mom.
Before I was a Mom I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body.
I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby.
I didn't know that bond between a Mother and her child.
I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important.
Before I was a Mom I had never gotten up in the middle of the night
Every 10 minutes to make sure all was okay
I had never known the warmth, the joy, the love, the heartache, the wonderment
Or the satisfaction of being a Mom.
I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much before I was a Mom.


Somebody

Somebody said that a child is carried in its mother’s womb for nine months.
    Somebody does not know that a child is carried in its mother’s heart forever.
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 being 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 baseball 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 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 heart strings.
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.

sportsgrandma
by on May. 6, 2010 at 10:28 AM

BUMP!

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