the sleepless nights
The endless poop
The whining- so much whining
The relentless errands
It’s hard to remember that being a mom is one of the most rewarding things you will do on this earth.
You are doing better than you think!
You are raising the next generation, loving a person, and shaping them into something amazing. They’ll, probably, change the world one day!
I have come across some pretty inspirational mom quotes, and I thought in honor of mother’s day which is just around the corner, this would be a great time to share some of my favorites.
These quotes make me stop and say Ahhhh…yeah, I do that!
41 Amazingly Motivational and Inspirational Mom Quotes
“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take” – Cardinal Meymillod
“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” -Barbara Kingsolver
“Motherhood has a way of evoking strength and resilience we never knew we had.” – Our mama village
“God gave those little children to you, mama- You. No one else can mother them like you can. You may have your work cut out for you, but you’re the one cut out to accomplish it.” – Erin Odom
“Strength grows in the moments when you think you can’t go on but you keep going anyway.” –Our positive.com
“Motherhood: It’s 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’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” –Donna Ball
“Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.” –Museuly
“Maybe you have been given your mountain to show other people that it can be moved.” – Rachel Hollis
“A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.” -Naomi Wolf
“Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.” –C.S. Lewis
“Your child will teach you more than you will ever teach them.” –Melissa Noelle Brown Oliveras
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“All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother” –Abe Lincoln
“There will be so many times you feel like you’ve failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind, of your child you are super mom.” – Stephanie Precourt
“Motherhood is amazing and so incredibly brave.” –Unknown
“Don’t raise your kids to have more than you had, raise them to be more than you were.” –Jackie Kennedy
“To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world” –Unknown
“The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your home.” -Harold B Lee
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you never knew existed.” – Linda Wooten.
“Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.” – Sharon Jaynes
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“If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart.” -Unknown
“It’s not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human being.” – Ann Landers
“You can be a mess and be a good mom. We are Allowed to be both.” –Katie Bingham Smith
“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” – Unknown
“Embrace the unique way your child is blooming- even if its not in the garden you imagined.” –Embracing Life
“Mama: The glue that holds everything together even when she feels she may fall apart.” -Unknown
“Dear mothers, you’ll learn to lower your expectations about what you can accomplish in a day. Some days it will be all you can do to keep baby safe, warm, fed, and loved. And that is more than enough. -Unknown
“There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.” –Hodding Carter Jr.
“Behind every great kid is a mom who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it all up” –Unknown
“There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one. -Sue Atkins
“You will never look back on life and think, “I spent too much time with my kids.” –Kimberly Mcleod
“A mother’s job is to teach her children not to need her anymore. The hardest part of that job is accepting success. -Audrey Loves Paris
“If you think their messy room is hard to look at, just wait till its empty.” –Joy in the chaos
“To all mothers in every circumstance, including those who struggle – and all will – I say “Be peaceful. Believe in God and yourself. You are doing better than you think you are.” -Jeffrey Holland.
“There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill
“Even on the days you feel like you are failing, look around, I promise your kids still think you are the best mom in the whole universe.”-Todaysthebestday.com
“There is more power in a mother’s hand than in a king’s scepter.” -Billy Sunday
“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” Tenneva Jordan
“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” -Peggy O’Mara
“We worry what a child will be become tomorrow, yet we forget he is someone today.” -Stacia Tauscher
“Bad Moments don’t make bad moms.” -Lisa Terkeurst
“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.” -Anonymous
Now. Go kiss your kiddos or kiss your mom today!
Check out these other awesome inspirational mom stuff:
An inspirational journal, A Memory a Day for Moms, a memory book with writing prompts and curated questions so you can have a treasured keepsake day by day.
Mom Candy, A 1,000 quotes of inspiration for mothers to read (and savor) a handful of quotes a day — for inspiration, a laugh, a reminder of the big picture — with insights and reflections on strength, sacrifice, and courage; of limits and life balance, laughter and love, and a mother’s enduring legacy.
Momisms: The Daily Struggle is a hilarious coloring book with what mom’s say on the daily, but sometimes wish we didn’t have to.
These cute, inspirational quote bracelets. The inscription is on the inside, and only you know what it says. It’s super cute, and you can get them personalized with several quotes to choose from!
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