FC: Cover by Iris and Eva
1: A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. -Tenneva Jordan
3: Good looking ......... | Being a family means that you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.
4: Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. Brad Henry
6: “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert A. Heinlein
10: Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body. Elizabeth Stone
14: Families fill our lives with happiness and laughter leaving us memories to treasure today and forever after.
16: A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. ~Author Unknown
18: A grandfather by any name means love.
19: The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Theodore Hesburgh
21: “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust
22: Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. -Sam Levenson
23: In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. -Eva Burrows
25: The trouble with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are unemployed.
26: Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. Napolean Bonaparte
30: I sustain myself with the love of family. Maya Angelou
33: "Is this what family is like: | the feeling that everyone's connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing's broken?"
37: Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family. -George Bernard Shaw
39: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. George Santayana
41: Love is like a Rubix Cube, there are countless numbers of wrong twists and turns, but when you get it right, it looks perfect no matter what way you look at it.
42: While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. Angela Schwindt
43: A brother is a friend provided by nature. -Legouve Pere
45: The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family. -Lee Iacocca
46: Sometimes being a brother is better than being a superhero. -Marc Brown
50: It's double the giggles and double the grins, and double the trouble if you're blessed with twins.
52: I may be a twin, but I'm one of a kind!
54: Family is not an important thing, it's everything! -Michael J. Fox
57: "If daughters couldn't soften a man, | then nothing would." -Linda Weaver Clarke
60: “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” Dr. Seuss
62: “To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of others.” -Pope John Paul II
64: “Whatever Jesus lays His hands upon, lives. If He lays His hands upon a marriage, it lives. If He is allowed to lay His hands on the family, it lives.” Howard W. Hunter
67: As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Marianne Williamson.
68: There are angels walking on this earth disguised as aunts.
70: "What God is to the world, | parents are to their children." -Philo
72: “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” -Charles R. Swindoll
74: Remember that your ultimate goal is for your children to grow up secure in your love, strong in their faith, and with sound character.
76: In a houseful of toddlers and pets, you can start out having a bad day, but you keep getting detoured. ~Robert Brault
77: There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins. ~Josh Billings
78: Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Author Unknown
79: Cousin to cousin we'll always be, Special friends from the same family tree.
80: A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on. Carl Sandburg
82: Home is people. Not a place. | If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore. Robin Hobb
84: Family is where life begins and love never ends.
85: Family, like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.
86: Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible -- the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family. -Virginia Satir
87: Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. -Anthony Brandt | WE LOVE YOU BA!