Sunday, May 13, 2007

Mothers, Where Would We Be Without Cha?

Gift book ideas for moms

First Mother: The Autobiography of Eve (in English and Hieroglyphics, paperback, audio, and limited stone edition)

"Turn Off the Darn Light and Get to Bed": A Biography of Thomas Edison's Mom

How to Stop Worrying So Much, So Often, About Everything

Everything You Wanted to Know About Equalization, But Were Afraid to Ask

Famous Moms born on May 13

1943 Mary Wells, Detroit, (singer), "My Guy"
The Beatles called Wells their favorite American singer, and invited her to tour with them throughout England, which she accepted.

1937 Madeleine Albright, (first woman American Secretary of State) - Bill Clinton administration

1926 Beatrice Arthur, New York, (actress) - Maude, Dorothy-Golden Girls

A Few Quotes on Motherhood

Author Unknown:
All mothers are working mothers.

Chinese Proverb:
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.

Abraham Lincoln:
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.

Barbara Kingsolver:
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
(quotes taken from here)

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