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.Mommy Monday.

With Mother's Day approaching, I've decided to make this an extra special Mommy Monday. I have gathered some of my favorite quotes about motherhood, along with some inspirational photos from the TML Flickr Pool. If you have any quotes or thoughts to add, be sure to leave them in the 'love notes' section!

Enjoy. ♥

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."
~Fred Rogers

photo by Jana's Creations

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
~William Makepeace Thackeray

photo by Kelly Beach Photo

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

tulip dancer
photo by Chelsea Fisher

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
~Ambrose Bierce

photo by Keli Hoskins

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.
~Dinah Craik

A mothers love
photo by RidgeMeadowsPhotography

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~Oprah Winfrey

All Dressed Up...
photo by Meg of Tea and Brie

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. ~Tenneva Jordan

photo by {.Erika.}

The phrase "working mother" is redundant. ~Jane Sellman

photo by EHPhoto

We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe

Pure Sisterly Love
photo by cmhalsey74

The patience of a mother might be likened to a tube of toothpaste - it's never quite all gone.
- Author Unknown

Bench Monday~ Potty training style
photo by lilpuddlejumpers

Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart it don't mean a thing.
~Toni Morrison, Beloved, 1987

photo by Kit&Kat

Remember that behind every successful woman......is a basket of dirty laundry.
~Author Unknown

bench every day is laundry day
photo by pink.goldfish

There is an instinct in a woman to love most her own child - and an instinct to make any child who needs her love, her own.
~Robert Brault

photo by Tabitha Blue

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
~Emily Brontë

mother and son
photo by Sylvia.


  1. Thanks alot, now I'm sitting here crying my eyes out!

  2. Love the photo's...what a beautiful tribute to Motherhood : )

  3. If this were a coffe table book, I would buy it. So beautiful - The quotes and the collection of lovely photos.

  4. Awe, that last photo is of me & my son!! Thanks so much for featuring it. I love all of the other pictures and quotes as well!! Wonderful post!

  5. Great collection of photos.

  6. Thank you for choosing one of mine :) Made my day!


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