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25 Rules for Mothers of Sons I am not a mother of boys but am a teacher of boys and know these things to be very true... brought a tear to my eyes and I'm not even their mother! To all you moms of sons, I applaud you. It's no easy task, but so important and so worth it.
Hard to believe of myself, but just keeping my kids alive, and cleaning up things like snot and vomit and diarrhea without gagging, and being able to help them smile when they're sad, and being strong when they're hurting - this makes me a superhero.
Rules for Mothers of Daughters. Give her good role models- you being one of them. Introduce her to successful woman- friends, co-workers, doctors, astronauts, or authors. Read to her about influential woman- Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Marie Curie. Read her the words of inspirational woman- Jane Austen, Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson. She should know that anything is possible.