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30 Best Every Mom Needs A Break Quotes

Motherhood can be equally as challenging at it is rewarding.

You only need to look at our article with inspirational mom quotes like this to prove the point: “it takes someone really brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.”

And one thing that never changes is the pace and intensity of everyday life.

Mothers need to remember that self care is definitely not selfish, and in order to be the best mom you can be, it’s important to allow yourself to take breaks.

That’s easier said than done, and sometimes you need a little bit of extra motivation and inspiration to switch off, even if it’s just for an hour or two.

So, to the mom who never gets a break, here are 30 of the best quotes and words of encouragement for mothers out there.

Every Mom Needs A Break Quotes

“Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day, and the rest will fall into place.”

“To the mama who is tired: Enjoy every moment because one day they will grow up.”

“Some days I’m so tired I can’t sleep.”

“Don’t compare yourself to other moms. We are all losing out shit, some women just hide it better than others.”

“She believed she could but then her baby woke up 8 times during the night.”

“Forget sleeping like a baby. I just want to sleep like my husband!”

“Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.”

“Parenting is accepting that 9am is no longer the morning, it’s actually mid-afternoon.”

Woman enjoying a bubble bath

“It’s ok to struggle and not do everything you used to do. It’s ok to be human”.

“Mom sleep. Like regular sleep, but without any sleep.”

“Good moms say bad words!”

“There’s no tired like mom tired.”

“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”

“Ever had a job where you had no experience, no training and lives are at stake? That’s called being a mom.”

“Parenting is a constant battle between going to be to catch up on sleep and staying awake long enough to finally get some time alone.”

Mommy Needs A Break Quotes

“The most valuable parenting skill is being able to manage yourself first.”

“Parenting is hard. Especially when you’re doing it right.”

“Don’t tell a mother she looks tired; she already knows that. Tell her she’s doing a great job; she may not know that.”

“The easiest way to get your child’s attention is to sit down with a coffee and look comfortable.”

“You don’t always realize when mommy is exhausted, because mommy is always exhausted. Exhausted is what normal looks like!”

“I’m at the point in parenting where “what did I say” could either be a threat or a genuine question.”

“What are my hobbies? I’m a mom, I enjoy trips to the bathroom alone and silence!”

Woman Reading Book and Holding Coffee

Self Care Mom Needs A Break Quotes

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, and that includes you!”

“Self-care is giving the world the best of you instead of what’s left of you.”

“You can’t pour from an empty cup.”

“Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again.”

“Taking care of yourself is the best way to take care of your baby.”

“An empty tank will get you nowhere. Take time to refuel.”

“If you are to be a light for those you love, you must find ways to nourish yourself, to feed your fire & keep it burning.”

“Do something nice for yourself today. Find some quiet, sit in stillness, breathe. Put your problems on pause. You deserve a break.”

“When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.”

Final Thoughts

Hopefully you found these every mom needs a break quotes inspirational, uplifting and funny, and they help you realize that moms truly are superheroes.

But even superhero needs a break.

Sometimes the best thing you can do is take some time out for yourself to recharge your batteries, so you can return with renewed energy to the most rewarding, but probably the most tiring job out there – being a mom!

See Also: Navigating Your Child’s Early Development

Tori is mama to 3 year old Isabella and co-founder of Rockinbaby. She has a BSc in Psychology, is a certified yoga teacher and is a working mom. In her free time Tori loves cooking delicious foods and baked treats, entertaining and working out. Learn more about Tori here.

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