We write first in blood and tears, then go over in ink.

Emily, I am looking forward to your parenting story in Keep Calm and Mother On 2. I felt very touched while editing it, and I can’t wait to see it published! I know the readers will love your story!

Mum-Mum's the Word

Lots has been said about parenting. And every other parenting book you pick up says something else.


“Keep Calm and Mother On” is perhaps the best generic advice to a mum.

Pauline Loh, award-winning author and my writing buddy, recently put together a compilation of 399 Best Things Ever Said About Motherhood (published by Armour Publishing).

Of these, I found my favourite quotes from children’s books:

“And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all…

and he sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day

and into the night of his very own room

where he found his supper waiting for him

and it was still hot.”

                                                  – Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things are

“Mother said that if I’d just waited for the apples to ripen, I wouldn’t…

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Comments on: "Keep Calm & Mother On – Best Motherhood Statements in Children’s Books" (1)

  1. Thanks! I’m looking forward to Keep Calm Book 2 too 🙂

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