A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 14, 2019
“Moms are like buttons. They hold everything together”

"Moms/Mothers/Mums are like buttons. They hold everything together” is a saying that has been printed on many images. “Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together” was cited in Scrapbook.com on April 8, 2006.

“Mums are like buttons, they hold everything together smile” was posted on Twitter by So Pretty on October 25, 2009. “RT @ihatequotes: Moms are like buttons, they hold everything together. #ihatequotes” was posted on Twitter by pukha on April 22, 2010.


Scrapbook.com (October 22, 2006)
Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together 08-Apr-06

Twitter
Sara Steel
@Crazypuglady22
Quote of the day....mum’s are like buttons - they hold everything together grin
3:29 PM - 25 Jun 2009

Twitter
So Pretty
@50pretty
Mums are like buttons, they hold everything together smile
12:05 PM - 25 Oct 2009

Twitter
pukha
@pukha
RT @ihatequotes: Moms are like buttons, they hold everything together. #ihatequotes
6:16 AM - 22 Apr 2010

Twitter
ohmycrafts
@ohmycrafts
Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together
11:10 AM - 23 Apr 2010

Twitter
jaleeku
@jaleeku
Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together!
1:44 PM - 23 Apr 2010

15 April 2012, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), “Spring Awakening” by Laura Stewart, pg. 18:
The Button Room changes its exhibit every month, in accordance with a monthly theme. Upcoming monthly themes include “The Titanic” in April and “Mothers are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together” in May.

Google Books
Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together
Emma Marriott
Pan Macmillan, 2015 - Motherhood - 144 pages
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a moment, but their hearts forever.” Best friend, nurse, therapist, chauffeur, mentor, caretaker, cook, seamstress and champion. Across cultures, countries and continents, we all know that we would be nowhere without our mothers. Remind your mum just how important she is with this collection of beautifully illustrated quotes featuring everything from Jewish, Persian and Irish proverbs to the immortal words of Louisa May Alcott, Jeanette Winterson and Fay Weldon. This heart-warming anthology is the perfect gift for the best mum in the world - your mum.

TeessideLive (UK)
Mother’s Day quotes: 15 things you could write in your mum’s card
We have pulled together a list of things that you could write inside the card

By Laura Love Advance Content Writer
11:00, 25 MAR 2017
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Mothers are like buttons they hold everything together - Author Unknown

AL.com (Alabama)
Mother’s Day 2017: Quotes, remembrances, inspiration and more to celebrate mom
Posted May 14, 2017
By Leada Gore |
(...)
“Moms are like buttons--they hold everything together.” - - Unknown

Google Books
Title Mothers Are Like Buttons They Hold Everything Together: Wide Ruled Journal for Busy Mom Or Mom Boss
Author 3j Journals
Publisher Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us, 2019
ISBN 1093297891, 9781093297898
Length 122 pages

Good Housekeeping
40 Mother’s Day Instagram Captions to Celebrate Your Supermom
Whether you’re spending the day together or not, a sweet photo and a good saying go a long way.

By Selena Barrientos
May 7, 2019
(...)
Moms are like buttons — they hold everything together.

Elite Daily
28 Clever Mother’s Day Captions To Celebrate The Most Special Lady In Your Life
BY KRISTIN CORPUZ
MAY 9, 2019
(...)
3. “Mothers are like buttons, they hold everything together.”

YourTango
75 Happy Mother’s Day Quotes To Share With Your Mom & Grandma
Emily Franco
May 12, 2019
(...)
27. Even when the sky is falling, mom is there.
“Moms are like buttons—they hold everything together.” —Unknown

Posted by Barry Popik
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