Mother's Day is just around the corner. Sunday May 12 to be exact. (Friendly reminder to get that card in the mail asap. You know a note from you is all she really wants.) In honor of Southern mothers--the strongest, warmest, most awe-inpsiringly devoted creatures out there--we've rounded up pearls of wisdom from ten ladies who raised quite impressive Southern ladies and gentleman (including dreamy Matthew McConaughey). Take heed of their advice and then pass it on to the remarkable women in your life! And, now, without further adieu let's turn it over to Mama.