Monday, October 13, 2008

Somebody Said...

I saw this somewhere. Just thought it was worth sharing.

Somebody said a mother is an unskilled laborer;
Somebody never gave a squirmy infant a bath.

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 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.

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 permit.

Somebody said teachers and pediatricians know more about children than their mothers;
Somebody hasn't invested her heart in another human being.

Somebody said if you're a "good" mother, your child will "turn out” okay;
Somebody thinks a child comes with directions and a guarantee.

Somebody said 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.

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 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 second child as much as you love the first;
Somebody doesn't have five children.

Somebody said a mother can find all the answers to 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 heartstrings.

Somebody said a mother's job is done when her last child leaves home;
Somebody never had grandchildren.

Somebody said being a mother is a side dish on the plate of life;.
Somebody doesn't know what fills you up.

Somebody said your mother knows you love her, so you don't need to tell her;
Somebody isn't a mother.

- Author unknown

5 comments:

©Cee - Tous droits réservés. said...

I LOVE THIS! It's nice of you to have posted it.

soloops said...

hi, this is so true. thanks for posting it.

cheann said...

hi! this is very nice and oh so true. can i repost this? thanks.

Shannon@Vogue Mum said...

That's great! I sure feels sometimes us mamas aren't given enough credit.

Shannon
Vogue Mum
Rock Star Maternity
Domestic Engineer's Union

Kwagoo said...

i salute to all the moms out there!

there has never been a tougher (but more fulfilling) job than yours.