Eating without conversation is only stoking.
A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.
A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.