A mother can be almost any size or any age,
but she won't admit to anything over thirty.
A mother has soft hands and smells good.
A mother likes new dresses, music, a clean house,
her children's kisses, an automatic washer, and Daddy.
A mother doesn't like having her children sick,
muddy feet, temper tantrums, loud noise, or bad report cards.
A mother can read a thermometer (much to the amazement of Daddy),
and like magic, can kiss a hurt away.
A mother can bake good cakes and pies,
but likes to see her children eat vegetables.
A mother can stuff a fat baby into a snow suit in seconds,
and can kiss sad little faces and make them smile.