Academy Award and Grammy Award winning Italian actress, Sophia Loren, is widely regarded as one of Hollywood’s most elegant leading ladies. Born in 1934 as Sofia Scicolone in the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, she also won five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award and the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements for films that include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Marriage Italian-Style (1964), and A Special Day (1977). Speaking to the fundamental role of motherhood, enjoy today’s quote about family from Sophia Loren:

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

~Sophia Loren

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