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20 Inspirational Quotes for Moms…to Read When You are Having a Stressful Day

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Moms work so hard and sometimes it gets overwhelming trying to manage everything and everyone. Remember you are amazing. Here are some inspirational quotes to encourage you as you go through life trying to do the hard-working job of being a mom.

  1. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln
  2. “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
  3. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” —George Eliot
  4. “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
  5. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill
  6. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom
  7. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  8. “It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. My mom says some days are like that.” —Judith Viorst in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  9. “My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.” —Barack Obama
  10. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” —Sophia Loren
  11. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” —Michael Jordan
  12. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” —Dorothy on The Golden Girls
  13. “Sometimes, when I want to take on the world, I try to remember that it’s just as important to sit down and ask my son how he’s feeling or talk to him about life.” —Angelina Jolie
  14. “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
  15. Don’t worry about who doesn’t like you, who has more, or who’s doing what. – Erma Bombeck
  16. Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life. – Cafe Mom
  17. Just relax and breath and take it one step at a time.
  18. Don’t overschedule your schedule.
  19. Give yourself credit for your done’s and don’t focus so much on your to-do’s.
  20. Find beauty all around you.

 

Reference: Parade: 100 Inspiring Quotes

20 Inspirational Quotes for Moms…to Read When You are Having a Stressful Day


Heather Gilmore

My name is Heather Gilmore. I am so happy to be able to have a space to share helpful insights and resources to other moms out there. Being a parent is hard work and I hope to be able to give you tips and strategies to make it at least a little bit easier and more enjoyable. We love our kids but any mom knows that they can also be exhausting and overwhelming at times, as well. I have a master's degree in social work. I work as a children's therapist. I am also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and work with children with autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, I am a freelance writer specializing in topics related to children and families. I have my own company called Hope Family Resources which provides resources in person and online to help families find greater hope, health, and happiness. See my site and learn more about me at: www.hopefamilyresources.com or email me at heather@hopefamilyresources.com. I have also published books on Amazon. Search for "Discpline and Parenting Strategies for Kids with ADHD," "Have Peace: How to Have Peace in Your Busy, Chaotic Life," and "Sibling Rivalry: How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry so You Won't Have to Anymore,"


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APA Reference
Gilmore, H. (2016). 20 Inspirational Quotes for Moms…to Read When You are Having a Stressful Day. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 22, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/mommy-matters/2016/07/20-inspirational-quotes-for-moms-to-read-when-you-are-having-a-stressful-day/

 

Last updated: 31 Jul 2016
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