This is true - there are just a few material things my parents gave me that I really remember. What I really remember is what a great childhood I had because of the love and encouragement I got from both of my parents. I'm a lucky girl.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain the reason mother should be kept away.
Family quote - You will never have this day with your children again. Today is a gift. Breathe and notice. Study their little faces and feet. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today mama, it will be gone before you know it.