There’s no escaping that motherhood is hard.
Although being a parent can be a truly rewarding experience with a lot of amazing highs, it also comes with its fair share of lows as well.
From morning sickness and the pain of giving birth, to a severe lack of sleep and dealing with tantrums, sometimes we all need a dose of inspiration to help during those tough times.
So to help you stay strong and get through some of the more challenging periods of being a mom, and to go with our every mom needs a break quotes, here are 50 encouraging and inspirational quotes for struggling moms.
Apart from helping you get through difficult times, these quotes are also great to share with your mom on Mother’s Day, in a Birthday card or Instagram post, or even just to say out loud as a way to show your appreciation for everything they have done.
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Encouraging Mom Quotes
It’s only natural to need some encouragement now and again, particularly when things feel overwhelming, so if that sounds like you right now, check out these fantastic words of encouragement for mothers:
“You are nothing short of amazing.”
“My mom is the only reason I’m able to do what I do.”
“Mom. A title just above queen.”
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
“Children are not a distraction from more important work, they are the most important work”
“Motherhood is one great big adventure. You set off on a journey, you don’t really know how to navigate, and you don’t exactly know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there. But in the end, you’ll get there just fine.”
“Be the mom you want to be, not the mother others expect you to be.”
“Behind every great child is a mom who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it all up.”
“There is no job in life that is more important than being a mother.”
Inspirational Quotes For Struggling Moms
Whether they show it on the outside or not, every mom has their own list of struggles. Life isn’t always rosy and it’s ok to struggle – if that’s you right now, here are some awesome quotes to help uplift you:
“To the world, you are a mother. To our family you are the world.”
“Being a mother is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you have gained from having one.”
“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother!”
“As a mom you may see me struggle, but will never see me quit.”
“There will times when you feel like you have failed. But in the eyes, ears, and mind of your child, you are a superhero.”
“Be kind to yourself. You are amazing.”
“One good mom is like a hundred headteachers.”
“It takes someone really brave to be a mother , someone strong to raise a child , and someone special to love someone more than herself.”
“Successful moms are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles”.
“All I am I or hope to be, I owe to my mother”.
“Being a single parent is not a life full of struggles, but a life for the strong.”
“When going through hell keep going!”
“God couldn’t be everywhere so that is why he invented mothers.”
“There are two kinds of days: Good days and character builders.”
“I don’t need to be a hero, I can just be mom.”
“An empty tank will take you nowhere. Take time to refuel.”
“Part of taking care of your baby is taking care of yourself.”
“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”
Stay Strong Mom Quotes
If you are looking for inspirational quotes to help you stay strong, look no further, as here are 14 of the best:
“The days are long but the years are short.”
“Stay strong mamma!”
“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. And may we raise them.”
“Birth takes a woman’s deepest fear about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them.”
“Don’t beat yourself up. You’re doing the best you can.”
“Your kids are blessed to have you as their mommy”.
“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”
“The strength of motherhood is greater than all natural laws.”
“Women have always been the strongest ones in the world.”
“I’m thankful for my struggles because without them I wouldn’t know my strength.”
“My children my not always be in my home, but they will always be in my heart.”
“I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.”
“No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love.”
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.”
Short Inspirational Mom Quotes
Sometimes a short and sweet quote works best, so if you’re looking for a shorter yet equally inspirational mom quote here are some of the best to choose from:
“Not everything you do needs to be perfect. Being present is the best gift you can give your children.”
“There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one.”
“The very fact that you are worrying about being a good mom means that you already are one.”
“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
“Being a mother is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”
“Birth is the epicentre of women’s power.”
“You are enough.”
“Moms are superheroes in disguise”.
“A mother’s love is more beautiful than any flower”.