Moms Travel 180°
No one comes into this world without both a mother and a father, but Mom clearly has a head start in the race for relationship. Not only does she carry the biggest load, no pun intended, but in the category of supporting role, she has a clear advantage over Dad and usually receives most of the votes.
Mom’s influence is universally so pervading and wholesome we have a long list of pithy sayings expressing how generally wonderful and clever she is.
- Mother knows best!
- A Mother’s love never ends!
- Mothers hold their child’s hand for a moment and their heart for a lifetime!
And examples of Mother’s influence abound.
Arianna Huffington named her mother as the most influential role model in her life.
Bill Gate’s philanthropy was influenced by his mother’s example and words.
Kat Cole transitioned from Babe status at Hooters to business mogul at Cinnabon because her mother said:
You can do anything and I expect you to do everything.
We can’t say enough about Mom. She is probably one of the most affectionately thought of individuals in the world, wedging Dad out by a long shot. Dad is loved also but the question remains: “Why does Mom seemingly maintain such a big lead in the race?” I came up with five quick answers. There may be more. [Read more…]