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  • A boy's best friend is his mother ( Psycho )
  • A child is an island of curiosity surrounded by a sea of question marks ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Absent parent
  • Action Man ( children's male doll ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Adult entertainment ( euphemism for sexual or violent entertainment )
  • All children, except one, grow up ( the opening line of Peter Pan )
  • Alpha Mom ( an ambitious mother who aims to excel at work while raising children )
  • Are you sitting comfortably? ( A catchphrase from Listen With Mother )
  • Atom Heart Mother ( Pink Floyd album )
  • Baby brain ( forgetfulness caused by lack of sleep when caring for a newborn )
  • Baby father ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Brum brum ( child's play idiom expressing the sound of a vehicle )
  • Can you hear me, mother? ( A catchphrase from Sandy Powell )
  • Child of God
  • Child's play
  • Children and fools tell the truth
  • Children should be seen and not heard ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Children's shoes have far to go ( Start-Rite Shoes advertising slogan )
  • Children, one is one, two is fun, three is a house full
  • Chip off the old block ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Do you kiss your mother with that mouth
  • Drink, feck, arse ( A catchphrase from Father Ted )
  • Early adopter
  • Earth mother
  • Every mother's son
  • Face that only a mother could love
  • Family man
  • Family matters
  • Father Knows Best ( American TV Show )
  • Father Of The Bride ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Father Ted ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Founding father
  • Full fathom five thy father lies ( from The Tempest by Shakespeare )
  • Genetic fingerprint
  • Genetic makeup
  • Give up
  • Glow Little Glow-worm ( children's nursery rhyme )
  • Go tell your mother she wants you
  • Go with child
  • Goodnight children everywhere ( A catchphrase from Uncle Mac )
  • Grapes, like children, need love and affection ( Almaden advertising slogan )
  • Harper Valley PTA ( Jeannie C. Riley song )
  • Head of the household
  • Heavy with child
  • Helicopter parent
  • His father's son
  • Home alone
  • Honour thy father and mother
  • House mother
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
  • How's your father
  • I swear on my mother's life
  • I'll be mother
  • In loco parentis
  • It isn't nice to fool mother nature
  • Just a glint in his father's eye
  • Kid tested Mother approved ( Kix advertising slogan )
  • Lady Madonna, children at your feet ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Learnt at your mother's knee
  • Leave no child behind ( Political slogan )
  • Let's rock ( A catchphrase from Al Bundy In Married With Children )
  • Like father, like son
  • Like mother used to make
  • Love child
  • Mama always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get ( line from the movie Forrest Gump )
  • Midnight's Children
  • Mother Courage ( play by Bertolt Brecht )
  • Mother Earth
  • Mother Russia
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Mother church
  • Mother country
  • Mother f*cker
  • Mother hen
  • Mother knows best
  • Mother love
  • Mother nature
  • Mother of God
  • Mother ship
  • Mother tongue
  • Mother's boy
  • Mother's help
  • Necessity is the mother of invention
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Old enough to be your mother
  • Our children are not our children
  • Our father who art in heaven
  • Parental rights
  • Parents who use drugs have kids who use drugs ( The Partnership for a Drug-Free America advertising slogan )
  • Pester power
  • Problem child
  • Sandwich generation
  • Santa's Little Helpers ( allusion to the elves that help Father Christmas )
  • Saturday's child works hard for a living
  • Saviour sibling ( a child born in order to provide a transplant for another with a fatal disease )
  • Spare the rod and spoil the child
  • Suffer the little children
  • Sunday's child is full of grace
  • The Famous Five ( characters in Enid Blyton's series of children's book )
  • The Man Child ( Nickname of Dwight Howard )
  • The Man with the Child in His Eyes ( Kate Bush song )
  • The Parent Trap ( Hayley Mills movie )
  • The Sash My Father Wore ( Irish traditional song )
  • The apple never falls far from the tree
  • The boy is father to the man
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The fruit does not fall far from the tree
  • The grand-daddy of them all
  • The mother of all battles
  • The only 'sauce' I dare give Father ( Burma Sauce advertising slogan )
  • The sash my father wore
  • The wheels on the bus go round and round ( title of children's song )
  • The wish is father to the thought
  • This is Not Your Father's Oldsmobile ( Oldsmobile advertising slogan )
  • Thursday's child has far to go
  • Tied to his mother's apron strings
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Twas the night before Christmas - the children were dreaming of a Ford in their future - smart, swanky and gleaming ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Voodoo Child ( Jimi Hendrix song )
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • Wednesday's child has far to go
  • When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Who's little boy are you?
  • Who's she, the cat's mother?
  • Wicked stepmother
  • With child
  • Women and children first
  • Your Mother Should Know ( The Beatles song )

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