When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.— Erma Bombeck
Delicious Becoming A Mom quotations
Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children.
From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate.
Sending a handwritten letter is becoming such an anomaly.
It's disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there's something visceral about opening a letter - I see her on the page. I see her in her handwriting.
Before becoming a mom, I never knew how good I had it to just spend time at a spa for a few hours. Now, those days are far and between. So when I have an hour, it's all about the mani and pedi.
Far from the richest rapper, but my biggest personal achievement thus far in my life has been retiring my mom early from her job at the Post Office. It's a tiny payback for the sacrifices she made that allowed me to chase a far-fetched dream of becoming a successful artist. I'm forever grateful.
The mom doesn't become sexy; the woman does. You have to retrieve the woman from the mother. And she may need to separate to do that: a bath, a walk. She must cordon off an erotic space.
Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do
Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste.
I know these will become old stories someday and our pictures will become old photographs and we'll all become somebody's Mom or Dad, but right now, these moments are not stories. This is happening and I'm here.
Meditation means cleansing the mirror, dropping thoughts, letting thoughts disappear, attaining to moments when thinking ceases. And those are the most blissful moments in life. Once you have tasted a single moment of no-thought, you have taken a great leap into truth; then things will become more and more easy every day.
I was embarrassed that I even wanted to become an actress because coming from L.
A., with two older sisters in the business and a mom who had been a ballet dancer, it was such a cliche.
We, like the Mother of the World, become the compassionate presence that can hold, with tenderness, the rising and passing waves of suffering.
My goal is to be a household name, and when I do that, I want to help other girls become models, and maybe even launch a fashion line with my mom, like Beyonce did with her mother. My mom has such a good eye, and it's always been a dream of hers.
Being a parent has become incredibly important to me.
I never knew how much I would be altered by my children. I would like to be remembered by them in much the way I remember my mom: as loving and kind.
We became a congresswoman, a stay-at-home mom, a filmmaker, and a journalist.
And Lino and I taught our children that they could rise to even greater heights. They could become surgeons, CEOs, supreme court justices, secretary of state, and even president of the United States. We didn't teach our daughters that they were second-class citizens.
Over the years my mom has become a self-taught Biblical scholar.
Once you're a mom, all of your personal desires come secondary as the survival of the child becomes your life's priority, which leads you to worry each day and every night the little one turn out right.
We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor - got her master's with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.
It comes with being sixteen," Mom said.
"You teenagers, you go into a cocoon when you turn fifteen and don't come out for years." "So they become butterflies when they finally come out?" my little sister Christina asked. "No," Mom said. "They're still caterpillars, only now they're big fat caterpillars that smell.
When you become a parent you're endlessly obsessed with chatting to other moms and learning how they make it work - keep all the balls in the air if you like - because we all want to know how to be the best mom that we possibly can be.
There is nothing like becoming a mom to fill you with fear.
I brought home a baby without telling [husband John McCain], and he not only took it in stride but loved it, immediately embracing Bridget, who shares John's very dry sense of humor, so she and her dad do pretty well together. If I hadn't taken Bridget out, I think she would have become a prostitute or worse, died.
Anything that opens you up emotionally is going to impact your acting.
Parenthood, becoming a mom, certainly does that.
Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.
When you become a mom you just learn how to function sleep deprived and you do get used to it. I came back to work when Finley was three months old and the first few months were rough. Then somehow you learn to exist on no sleep and now when he does upon occasion sleep through the night, which is like a full six hours, you're pretty sure he's suffocating. So you don't sleep anyway.
My heart has been resuscitated as a result of becoming a mom.
I think I'm a disciplined mom versus a strict mom.
But also, that job - the disciplining was from birth until about 12, and at 12, I set my kids free, and they learned to become independent human beings.
I read [The Women's Room] in my 20s, and I was like, "I understand this now.
" And now I've become a mom and read it again and truly understand on a different level what one of the main characters goes through as a mother.
You don't have to lose your sense of style once you become a mom!
My main focus is on becoming a new mom and giving the best of myself to my husband and growing baby.
Since your outcomes are all a result of your moment-to-moment choices, you have incredible power to change your life by changing those choices. Step by step, day by day, your choices will shape your actions until they become habits, where practice makes them permanent.
I never wanted to be a mother, and when I got the show I was really upset.
I was like "I'm not sexy anymore!" The more you become a mom, you're not sexy, which of course is crap. But that's the way actors look at it. Of course, that's not true now. But everybody expects you to look differently and act differently.
I feel very vulnerable when it has to do with family.
Having lost my mom, who I was so extremely close to, now I feel so vulnerable when somebody gets sick or hurt. I become a complete wreck until they're well. Even if it's a cold! I compare myself to Marlin in Finding Nemo.
I just love Wisconsin. I'm a fourth-generation Wisconsinite,and my great grandparents were farmers. My grandfather delivered the mail. My mom was the first in her family to go to college. My dad started this business that becomes an international success. And I just believe very strongly in Wisconsin and who we are and the potential that this state has. And I'm really concerned about the direction that we're headed.
Those rosy memories we all share are actually memories from our favorite TV shows. We've confused our own childhoods with episodes of "Ozzie and Harriet," "Father Knows Best," and "The Brady Bunch." In real life, Ozzie had a very visible mistress for years, Bud and Kitten on "Father Knows Best" grew up to become major druggies, and Mom on "The Brady Bunch" dated her fifteen-year-old fictional son.