I didn't realize the ultimate importance of being a Mom until after being one for awhile. Here's a quote that really hammers that importance home!
"The first and best school of politeness, as of character, is always the home, where woman is the teacher. The manners of society at large are but the reflexes of our collective homes, neither better nor worse."
Wow!! that's so profound.... Let's not forget the importance of our 'job' of mothering!