All I know is what Mom and Dad taught me.
"Mom," Katie said without looking up.
Mom always had a good relationship with her sister and brother.
Mom told me that Dad forgave her for her affair with Señor Medena.
Mom always favored Alex.
Did Mom question Dad?
Mom is fixing supper and I'm sure she has something you can wear in the morning.
"Mom, this is Lisa Anderson," he said, and then shrugged.
I may be footing the bill, but you're working for Mom, not me.
Mom and Tammy will be thankful.
I thought you might want to go with Mom and Tammy.
Well, if that was what worried you, I'd have told Mom to bring a steak.
Mom always told me to watch out for those fast talkers.
Dad thinks it's a real coo, but Mom doesn't much care for the idea.
So your mom thinks you're living like Wyatt Earp in the city of sin.
Mom... his voice cracked.
Mom needs me right now.
Then, when we have kids, Mom could watch them.
Mom was sick and we needed a doctor.
He killed Mom, just the same as if he'd plunged a knife into her heart.
In any case, Mom had known Dad since they were kids, but his desertion caught her by surprise.
As far as that went, Mom did seem mighty upset for a while after Dad left.
I'd love to be just a mom, at least the first few years.
Martha's father suffered a heart attack when she was in nursing school and her mom followed, from a broken heart, seven weeks later.
"Is it what my mom did?" the child asked.
Does your Mom know you read her letter?
Then Ronnie got up and said how he and mom loved each other and how she still loved her daughter Annie and it sounded like my sister was her only child.
My mom told me; promise it won't happen to me.
Jonny stayed after their father's death, while she moved closer to her mom on the west coast.
He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.
By then, my mother was a single mom but she'd met my stepfather—my only real father—and she opted to remain in California.
(Thanks, Mom & Dad!
We did our own canning, especially pickles, and I picked berries every summer so my mom could make jelly.