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Lamas, 51, had at the time thought it was all motherly love on Sand's part, and did not realise what was going on.
Ann told him: "Try to talk to her about her lack of motherly instincts, have you told her she's none?
You know immediately that there's something authentic going on at Las Lanchitas when you see the motherly woman patting the masa dough with her hands, fashioning the house-produced tortillas in a special area next to the front window of the Canoga Park Mexican restaurant.
She vows to keep the pig as her own and he, in turn, makes friends with some barnyard animals - in particular Charlotte (voiced by Julia Roberts), a motherly spider.
What began as a simple motherly chore for Alatorre has grown into more than she could have ever imagined.
As she sets off on her very first date, it's heart-warming to hear what passes for safe sex advice on the Chatsworth estate as Monica offers some motherly guidance.
As Meg gradually, desperately turns the tables on the crooks, her motivations appear to evolve from a place of personal survival and motherly protection to an almost gleeful outburst of righteous feminine vengeance.
But 16-year-old Mas Sura didn't seem to find her height a problem yesterday as she bent to give four-day-old Mas Tika a motherly lick at Malaysia National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur.
Amos was nowhere to be seen during the opening number `` '97 Bonnie & Clyde,'' except in a portrait of the motherly personality she assumed during her version of the Eminem-penned song featured on her latest album, ``Strange Little Girls.
The 56-year-old, who played Ma Larkin in the hit ITV drama with Catherine Zeta-Jones and David Jason, constantly turns down "big, motherly woman" roles.
Johnson doles out motherly advice to Tyrese Gibson in the groundbreaking film, ``Baby Boy.
Newest Disney plush toy: Tida, the motherly talkative Thai.