Members of the Editorial Board of The Wombat Post wish their own mothers and mothers everywhere a very Happy Mother’s Day!

Over the years, people both famous and unknown have remembered their mothers. Some of their reflections are included below

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”
~ Mark Twain

“She raised us with humour, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great – but how to laugh through it.”
~ Liza Minnelli

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
~ Mother Teresa

“I always say if you aren’t yelling at your kids, you’re not spending enough time with them.”
~ Reese Witherspoon

“It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.”
~ Roald Dahl

“I’ve conquered a lot of things. Blood clots in my lungs – twice. Knee and foot surgeries. Winning grand slams being down match point, to name just a few, but I found out by far the hardest is figuring out a stroller!”
~ Serena Williams

 “Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.”
~ Author Unknown

“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.”
~ Lady Gaga

“Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.”
~ Anonymous

“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always thinks twice, once for herself and once for her child.”
~ Sophia Loren

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”
~ Princess Diana

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.”
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
~ Unknown

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