Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.
Six-month old Dandy nickered to his mother, but Casper was busy talking to Princess and Dawn.
I knew because he proved to me that I could trust him with my heart and soul - the way you trust your mother and father.
Your mother was Hispanic too?
Jonathan, help your mother put the food up and I'll get Destiny into her coat.
I live with my mother and daughter.
Speaking of your mother, we'd better go in so she doesn't worry.
Is his mother and daughter there?
She heard him talking to his mother and she heard his conversation with the man in the black car.
And the conversation I overheard between you and your mother tonight?
Is that why you want to take me up there - to show your mother how ridiculous the thought of any hanky panky is?
Well, any mother-in-law who isn't willing to baby-sit her own grandchildren isn't much of a grandmother.
"But what if they're wrong?" his mother asked.
You mean he thinks that he has to take care of his mother, now that his father is gone?
Don't make me choose between you and my mother, Adrienne.
The girl laughed, and her mother said:
The big dragons are very proud, and don't think children amount to much; but mother says that some day we will all be very powerful and important.
"How old is your mother?" asked the girl.
Why did your mother tie your tails?
The mother dragon may come down and catch us here.
Their mouths were open for the food they were expecting their mother to give them.
The mother sat down in the shade of a tree and began to read in a new book which she had bought the day before.
George's mother was very sad.
"Mother," he said, "will you let me see that beautiful book again?"
His mother unlocked her cabinet and took the precious volume from its place of safe keeping.
In fact, let's say his own mother considered donating the portrait he painted of her to Goodwill but decided not to because "the poor have enough problems already."
If your father is American and your mother Chinese, you will have a different understanding of differences between those countries, and, on balance, will be less amenable to war between those nations.
My father, Arthur H. Keller, was a captain in the Confederate Army, and my mother, Kate Adams, was his second wife and many years younger.
My mother solved the problem by giving it as her wish that I should be called after her mother, whose maiden name was Helen Everett.
My mother had just taken me out of the bath-tub and was holding me in her lap, when I was suddenly attracted by the flickering shadows of leaves that danced in the sunlight on the smooth floor.
If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.
My mother, moreover, succeeded in making me understand a good deal.
What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
The other is the maturity and experience of that; if that is our mother tongue, this is our father tongue, a reserved and select expression, too significant to be heard by the ear, which we must be born again in order to speak.
In the meanwhile there came along a single red ant on the hillside of this valley, evidently full of excitement, who either had despatched his foe, or had not yet taken part in the battle; probably the latter, for he had lost none of his limbs; whose mother had charged him to return with his shield or upon it.
Once, when berrying, I met with a cat with young kittens in the woods, quite wild, and they all, like their mother, had their backs up and were fiercely spitting at me.
We waded so gently and reverently, or we pulled together so smoothly, that the fishes of thought were not scared from the stream, nor feared any angler on the bank, but came and went grandly, like the clouds which float through the western sky, and the mother-o'-pearl flocks which sometimes form and dissolve there.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
It was St. Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs--the mother and the youngest daughter--both named Nataly.
She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim visitor could not help joining in.
"Now then, go away and take your monstrosity with you," said the mother, pushing away her daughter with pretended sternness, and turning to the visitor she added: "She is my youngest girl."
Do you want the carriage? he asked his mother with a smile.