You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once. – Polish proverb

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. – Author unknown

Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. – Fred Rogers

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