― What's that old saying? A Mother is only as happy as your saddest child. There's a reason it's an old saying that has stuck around for years and years. If it's wasn't true, the saying wouldn't stick. It would float away in the wind and never return. I could be the poster MOM for that saying over the last few weeks. My children have endured heartache, disappointment, frustration....you name it and my children have come to me SAD. ∙ First of all, I am so thankful that my children [...].