As a mother of three, I know that being a parent is hard. It will take everything you have and then demand for more. Day in and day out you rise to take care of these beautiful souls you have brought into this world.
Their needs and wants fill your head all day until you begin to wonder if you have any thoughts of your own. They argue with their siblings and make messes left and right. You plead for quiet and calm and they respond with loud and chaos.
You begin to question your sanity and wonder if you can make it 5 more minutes without totally losing it. Then it happens. Bedtime has arrived. You tuck them into bed, kiss their heads, tell them you love them and wish them sweet dreams.
I see you there now, gathering your wary thoughts in silence and recapping your day. Wondering if you did everything right as a mother. Did you spend enough time with them? Lose your cool too much? Are you screwing this parenting thing up?
Every mother wonders these things. You are not alone!
You check on your sleeping children and wonder how such calm and precious little faces can be so loud and demanding. They are so peaceful and sweet while they dream. It’s hard to believe hours before they were up running through the house screaming at their siblings and asking for their 50th snack of the day.
I’m here to tell you, you’re doing an amazing job! You’re wonderful, appreciated and loved. They may not see all that you do for them now, but one day they will look back and see that you always had their back. No matter what! You were there for them, cheering them on at school events, helping with homework and encouraging their dreams.
Here are 50 Inspirational Quotes to remind you that you are an amazing mother and your irreplaceable love is one of a kind. ♥
1.) “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” ―Agatha Christie
2.) 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. -Author Unknown
3.) “Finding balance as a mother means accepting your imperfections.” – Mary Organizes
4.) “A mothers’ joy begins when new life is stirring inside…when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.” -Author Unknown
5.) “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” -Anonymous
6.) “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.” -Edwin Hubbell Chapin
7.) “A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” -Unknown Author
8.) “There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill
9.) “All mothers are working mothers.” -Author Unknown
10.) “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” -Robert Browning
11.) “Behind every great child is a mom who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it all up.” -Author Unknown
12.) “Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways. You learn to deal with crisis. I’ve become a juggler, I suppose. It’s all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage, but sometimes I do.” -Jane Seymour
13.) “Motherhood is wonderful, but it’s also hard work. It’s the logistics more than anything. You discover you have reserves of energy you didn’t know you had.” -Deborah Mailman
14.) “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” -Harriet Beecher Stowe
15.) “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” -Gail Tsukiyama
16.) “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” -Princess Diana
17.) “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” -W.R. Wallace
18.) “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly—indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” -Arianna Huffington
19.) “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.” -Sharon Jaynes
20.) “Motherhood is a choice you make every day, 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
21.) “In the end…I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life.” -Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard
22.) “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah
23.) “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty
24.) “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver
25.) “One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.” -Jim DeMint
26.) “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” -Honore de Balzac
27.) “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” -Ricki Lake
28.) “The best part of being a mom to me is the unconditional love. I have never felt a love as pure, a love that’s as rewarding.” -Monica Denise Brown
29.) “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” -Meryl Streep
30.) “Mothers are all slightly insane.” -J. D. Salinger
31.) “Moms are life’s number one cheerleaders without uniforms.” -Richelle E. Goodrich
32.) “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” -Washington Irving
33.) “The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.” -Jane Sellman
34.) “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope out lives them all.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes
35.) “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” -Victor Hugo
36.) “She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great—but how to laugh through it.” -Liza Minnelli
37.) “Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark … to have been loved so deeply .. will give us some protection forever.” -J.K. Rowling
38.) “Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.” -James Joyce
39.) “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” -Tina Fey
40.) “I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible — oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.” -Tina Fey
41.) “I see myself as mom first. I’m so lucky to have that role in life. The world can like me, hate me or fall apart around me and at least I wake up with my kids and I’m happy.” -Angelina Jolie
42.) “You sacrificed for us. You’re the real MVP.” -Kevin Durant
43.) “There’s something that just happens to you when you have a baby, and you look at their little eyes for the first time when you’re holding them. They’ve been safe inside your belly for almost 10 months, and now they’re in your arms. Intuition kicks in, where you will do anything for them and you have all the tools inside of you to take care of them.” -Hilary Duff
44.) “If I’ve learned anything as a mom with a daughter who’s three, I’ve learned that you cannot judge the way another person is raising their kid. Everybody is just doing the best they can. It’s hard to be a mom.” -Maggie Gyllenhaal
45.) “There’s no such thing as a supermom. We just do the best we can.” -Sarah Michelle Gellar
46.) “A mother understands what a child does not say.” -Jewish Proverb
47.) “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” -Honore de Balzac
48.) “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” -Charles R. Swindoll
49.) “To a child’s ear, “mother” is magic in any language.” –Arlene Benedict
50.) “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” –Erich Fromm