Since I'm behind and doing this on Sunday, Mother's Day, I thought I'd see what I have in my collection that might be appropriate....
Imagination is something that sits up with Mom and Dad the first time their teenager stays out late.
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness and cause peace to return to our hearts.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
~Theodore M Hesburgh
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes in it to drain it dry.