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 playdough doesn't
come out of shag carpet.


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 grade ...
it is not measured by height or years or grade ...
It is marked by the progression
of Mamma
to Mommy
to Mom ...

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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She's way out of date!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 it?



65 YEARS OF AGE

Wish I could talk it over with Mom ...