Babies are always more trouble than you thought and more wonderful.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother.
Flowers are words which even a baby can understand.
Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
The more you give, the more you live.
The more you give, the more you can give.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
Life is a wheel. The more you give, the more you get back.
I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food.
Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists.
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.