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• “All I want for Mother's Day is an Ambien and a hotel room.” —

• “The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.” — Elaine B. Dalton

• “The older I get the smarter my mother becomes.” —

• “As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job.” — Roseanne Barr john grimes cartoon martha stewart's mother party snacks john grimes cartoon running away mother and daughter john grimes cartoon cat becoming her mother

Anna Jarvisfounder of Mother's Day at her West Virginia church in 1908, was annoyed that most American holidays were dedicated to honoring male achievement. In 1924, a decade after Congress made Mother's Day an official holiday, Anna Jarvis sought to discontinue the celebration because it became excessively commercial and exploitive. (

• Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants.

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• Isn’t a little family dysfunction good practice for our crazytown world?

• Doesn’t it facilitate humor as a coping mechanism, or as just plain fun in the midst of madness?

• This Fizzdom was inspired by John's late mother, Barbara, who had just enough (okay, sometimes more) dysfunction and chaos. Six kids can do that to a mom.

• Quote was seen on an ecard by Check 'em out.