“I think, at a child’s birth, if a Mother could ask a fairy Godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.”
Art by Bartolomeo Pinelli.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.
“Any Mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.”
Johannes Blommers art.
Lisa Alther bio.
“Though we have the courage to raise our daughter more like our sons, we’ve rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters.”
Art by Carl Larsson.
Gloria Steinem bio.
“When we women give ourselves permission to pursue our passion, we give our children permission to do the same.”
Art by Berthe Morisot.
Gwen Fox bio.
“Be prepared, as a parent, not to be liked from time to time.”
Art by Edward Lamson Henry.
Emma Thompson bio.