Motherhood is a tough job, not for the weak or weary, am I right? Our days are long and often met with extreme challenges, especially in the past six months. We all need encouragement and inspiration to keep taking one day at a time. I wanted to gather some inspiring quotes for motherhood that will encourage you to keep on doing the things you know to do, and be the blessing to your family you only you can be.
And let me remind you, you are doing an awesome job—truly!!! No one can do exactly what you are doing…no one.
Sit down with a cup of coffee and let these sink in. Grab a favorite image and save to your phone so you can have a little bit of encouragement whenever you need it.
My Favorite Inspiring Quotes for Motherhood
“Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.”
—Cheryl Lacey Donovan
“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
“Live in the moment and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.”
“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.”
“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.”
—Sarah Josepha Hale
“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them FEEL.”
“The journey matters as much as the destination.”
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”
—Honore de Balzac
“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”
“Motherhood changes everything.”
“You are far more precious than jewels.”
“Your child will follow your example, not your advice.”
“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.”
“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.”
—James E. Faust
“Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.”
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”
“Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.”
I hope you take some time to allow these inspiring quotes for motherhood to sink in…to really help you feel the powerful job you are doing today and every day. Even in the hard, it is so worth it.