"I think a good mom is an awake mom. At least for me, I've always been a kinder, better person awake than sleep-deprived!"
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Lisa Loeb on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Lisa Loeb on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Lisa Loeb on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Lisa Loeb on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Lisa Loeb on Pablo Picasso
"When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?"
"With my daughter, we do arts and crafts, we read a lot, we listen to music, and we cut the strings off balloons and bounce them around after birthday parties."
"When I grew up we had gym at school, two or three dance classes after school, ice skating lessons, and all sorts of sports at our finger tips. We weren't glued to computers because they didn't exist, so being active was all we knew."
"Although my dad was a doctor, we weren't necessarily a super-artsy family. We were just a classic, traditional family who got to take a lot of piano lessons and became a bunch of musicians."
"I think we were raised in a nice Texas Jewish family where education was the most important thing, and close behind that was the arts. It was emphasized and expected that we'd play piano."