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 driver's permit.
Somebody said teachers, psychologists 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" good
somebody thinks a child is like a bag of plaster
of Paris that comes with directions, a mold 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 have no spare time.
Somebody said "good" mothers never raise their
voices . . . somebody never came out the back door
just in time to see her child wind up and 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 math.
Somebody said you can't love the fifth child as
much as you love the first . . . somebody doesn't have
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
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 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.