Being a mom is one of the most incredible and fulfilling experiences in our lives. But let’s be real, it’s also one of the toughest. From the moment our little ones enter the world, our lives are no longer the same. And while there are endless moments of love and joy, there are also times we feel exhausted, frustrated, and over-stimulated. To help inspire and encourage mothers everywhere, I have compiled a list of ”being a mom isn’t easy” quotes. I hope they help you get through those overwhelming days.
Being a mom isn’t easy quotes
Being a mom is a wild ride, that’s for sure. It can be tough, there’s no denying that. And while you get to be there for all the big and small moments of your child’s life. See them grow and change and learn new things. Be their rock, their guide, and their biggest supporter. You’re also there to deal with what seems to be never-ending tantrums, laundry, lack of sleep, and to-do lists.
Share these quotes with your mom friends who’ve been feeling exhausted and uncertain too. This way, we can inspire and encourage each other to keep going when times get tough.
Being a mama can be tough, but always remember in the eyes of your child, no one does it better than you.Unknown
Successful mothers are not the ones that never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.Sharon Jaynes
You are exactly the mother your child needs. Knowing that will change your entire perspective.Lauren Tingley
Don’t beat yourself up when being a mom doesn’t come easily. It happens, but we must keep pushing forward. Never let our past determine our future!Serena Williams
What being a parent doesn’t require is being perfect.Anna Quindlen
Motherhood is a choice you make every day. To put someone else’s happiness and wellbeing 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
I know it’s hard, Mama. I know it can be hard to get up every day 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 that you are the world. You are the world that those little ones revolve around. You are their nurture, their home, and 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.Unknown
My hope is that they will remember that mommy tried. Even when she was tired, even when she was stressed. I hope you’ll know that I did it all for you. That I had every intention of being great, good, and grand. But that some days all I could be was okay.Unknown
There are hard days in motherhood, but looking at your baby sleeping reminds you why it’s all worth it.Kara Ferwerda
You can be a mess and still be a good mom. We are allowed to be both.Katie Bingham Smith
Being a mother is your greatest achievement in life… you can be anything else you want on the side, but at the end of the day, being someone’s mother is the best part of being a woman.Reese Witherspoon
There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.Jill Churchill
People don’t really talk honestly about how difficult being a mom actually is and what things we sacrifice every day in order to be good moms.Jenni Ogden
Being a mother isn’t easy. And being able to admit your weakness as a parent is one of the most important things you’ll ever do for your child.Katrina Alcorn
Motherhood requires confidence… a sense of knowing what you are doing doesn’t have an instruction manual but if we love our kids unconditionally, then being present for them will make all the difference… and maybe one day they’ll know how hard you tried even when sometimes things didn’t go as planned.Mindy Kaling
I am not a super mom… I’m just being me and doing the best that I can.Serena Williams
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
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
Hey mama, I know you’re tired. But I hope under that exhaustion you feel some pride too. Because no matter how the past 24 hours went, you can fall into bed tonight knowing you made someone’s life a little better today – just by loving them like only you can.Casey Huff
Almost everything will work if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.Ann Lamont
Funny being a mom isn’t easy quotes
I wanted to end this post with some funny quotes to lighten up the mood and hopefully put a smile on every struggling mother’s face, even if it’s just for a second. So here we go.
It’s not easy being a mother. If it was easy, fathers would do it.Dorothy Zbornak
The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.Lane Olinghouse
Did you know when kids go to bed, you can hear yourself think again? I sound fabulous.Paige Kellerman
Silence is golden. Unless you have kids. Then silence is just suspicious.Unknown
A mom only truly understands the meaning of rage when your child walks past everyone else in the house to find you in the bathroom to open their juice box.Unknown
The best way to keep kids at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.Dorothy Parker
Being a mom is like being a superhero, except without the cool outfit, secret identity, or superpowers.Unknown
Being a mom is like being a professional juggler, you’re constantly trying to keep all the balls in the airUnknown
Without enough sleep, we all become tall 2-year-olds.JoJo Jensen
I bottle fed, I breast fed, and before I knew it, they were all eating stale french fries off the floor of the minivan, and I was like, whatever, thanks for cleaning.Joslyn Gray
Them: What’s parenthood like? Me: I spent my Saturday evening picking every bit of parsley off dinner so tiny people stop crying is what it’s like.Karen Johnson
Being a mom isn’t easy, but with the help of uplifting quotes, I hope you found comfort and inspiration in the journey and someone to relate to. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed, grateful, or just needed a little pick-me-up.
The love, joy, and sacrifices that come with being a mom prove that every single one of us is a superhero in her own right. Remember, you’re doing an amazing job, mama! No one can ever replace you and no one will ever love your children the way you do.
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