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42 Joyous Quotes On Being A Mother

Moms are superheroes! There is no other gift in the world that a person can ever receive than to have a loving, kind, and strong mom.

So rather you’re a mom, soon-to-be mom, or child with an awesome mom, I hope that you find these 42 being a mother quotes inspirational, joyous, comforting and energizing.

“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you are not sure what the right thing is…And to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” — Donna Ball

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” — Robert Browning

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“All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill

“I am your biggest fan. I am your protector. I will always defend you. I will get angry. I will get frustrated. I will be proud of you. I will be your confidant. I will love you unconditionally because forever and always, I am your Mom.”

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” — Cardinal Mermillod

“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” — Lin Yutang

“A Real Mom: Emotional, yet the rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quits. Amazing, even though doubted. Wonderful, even in the chaos. Life Changer, every single day.” — Rachel Martin

“A mothers love is peace. It need not be acquired. It need not be deserved.” — Erich Fromm

quotes on being a mom

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” — Barbara Kingsolver

“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” — Linda Wooten

“I’m tired. I’m also tired of being tired. I also realize one day I will get all the sleep I want because my kids won’t live here anymore, which makes me sad. Chocolate please.” — Bunmi Laditan

“We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” — Carlos Castenada

Being a single mother quote

“A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things, a mother’s love is more than enough.” — Deniece Williams

“I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s NEVER going to be perfectly balanced. The sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some the pressure you put on yourself.” — Denise Richards

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“Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is still our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different.” — Paula Miranda

“I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” — E.M. Forster

“Being a single mom is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears, but also, twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.”

“Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success.” — Yvonee Kaloki

Being a mother quotes from children

“You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me.” — Strickland Gillilan

“A mom like you is the sweetest gift that God has ever given me. You are the best among the rest. Love you Mom!”

“There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son.”

“I know it’s hard mama. I know it can be hard to get up everyday and have these little people rely on you. I know it’s hard to feel like sometimes your world is so small. I want to remind you, you are the world. You are the world that those little ones revolve around. You are their comfort. You are everything to them, and I hope even on your hard days you know how special you are. Especially to your little people.”

“I truly never learned what the words ‘I miss you’ were until I reached for my mom’s hand and it wasn’t there.”

Being a mother funny quotes

“Becoming a mom to me means that you have accepted that for the next 16 years of your life, you will have a sticky purse.” — Nia Vardalos

“Mom. One who sacrifices her body, sleep, social life, spending money, eating hot meals, peeing alone, patience, energy and sanity for LOVE!” — Lenny Lemons

“Being a mom means kids banging on the bathroom door like SWAT, asking for a drink, while you’re in the shower. And Dad is in the kitchen.”

“I don’t want to sleep like a baby. I want to sleep like my husband.”

“It’s like no one in my family appreciates that I stayed up all night overthinking for them.” — All Moms

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“Becoming a mother makes you realize you can do almost anything…one handed.”

“The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.” — Lane Olinghouse

“I don’t understand why women say that ‘I’m just a mom.’ Remind me again which job on the planet is more important?” — Susan Hallum

“You know you’re a mom when you understand why Mama Bear’s porridge was cold.”

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” — Mark Twain

“Mom, I love you. Even though I’ll never accept your friend request.”

Being a mother inspirational quotes

“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her should & made it look like a pair of wings.”

“It takes someone really brave to be a mother. Someone strong to raise a child and someone to love. Someone more than herself.”

“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need not more.” Mother Teresa

“You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow, they will be a little older than they were today. This day is a gift. Just breathe, notice, study their faces and little feet. Pay attention. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today. It will be over before you know it.”

“Dear mom who needs to be reminded that she matters – this is your reminder. Now go back to all you are doing. Your cleaning, working, driving, nose-wiping, cooking, clothes folding, everyday things and hold your head high. Motherhood matters. More than having the perfect house, the perfect body, the perfect planning schedule, the perfect kids, the perfect anything. You are a game changer. A life changer. You are their mother. This is why you matter.”

“I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” — Oprah

“Nothing you can do for your children is ever wasted.” — Garrison Keillor

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