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African Wisdom For Mother's Day

05/09/2016 10:20

 This coming Sunday is Mother's Day. And what a wonderful day to honor the great women who bring life into the world, love and nurture, and give of themselves unconditionally all year long. As part of your Mother's Day celebration, enjoy and share these African proverbs, collected from different parts and people groups of Africa: 

"Only a mother would carry the child that bites." -Nigerian Proverb 

"The good mother knows what her children will eat." -Akan Proverb

"When the child falls the mother weeps; when the mother falls the child laughs." -Rwandan Proverb 

"Patience is the mother of a beautiful child." -Bantu Proverb 

"When a child is asleep a mother's attention is on the child's stomach." -African Proverb 

"When a woman has ten children, there is nothing that happens in the night that she does not know about." -Nigerian Proverb 

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