There are probably a million different quotes you can think of when describing moms, but my favorites are the strong mom quotes. As moms, nearly everything we do requires us to be strong. Whether it’s carrying around our toddler who just wants to be held all day or putting a smile on our face when all we really want to do is curl up and cry, every step of motherhood tests and pushes us.
If today is a day when you could just use a laugh or a reminder that you’re a badass, these 50 strong mom quotes are sure to put a smile on your face!
Strong Mom Quotes That Will Make You Laugh
Strong moms learn to laugh at the chaos and smile at the mess. They know that even though things aren’t always perfect, they are doing their best and the kids will be alright. These strong mom quotes showcase that and will inspire you to keep doing it like you’re doing it!
- “Ain’t no hood like motherhood.”
- “I don’t want to sleep like a baby. I want to sleep like my husband.”
- “Spit up is my new favorite accessory. No outfit is complete without it.”
- “Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.” P.J. O’Rourke
- “It’s official. I’m in love… with my Roomba.”
- “Don’t yell at your kids, lean in and whisper, it’s much scarier.”
- Hello, role reversal…
- “Showering as a mom is like an Olympic sport. Fans are calling your name and you’re pressured to finish in record time.”
- “Don’t be so hard on yourself. The mom in E.T. had an alien living in her house for days and didn’t notice”
- Living that sticker life!
- “My kids throw a lot of shade for tiny people completely dependent on me for survival.”
- Momster: What happens to mom after she counts to 3
- “Silence isn’t golden, it’s suspicious.”
- “Mother: that one word that cannot be defined in a single phrase; that one word that embodies all the love a human being could possibly offer.”
- “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” Milton Berle
- Why does it feel literally impossible to relax as a mama?
- What I say to my son “Get Dressed”, what he hears, “Stand around naked watching television with one sock on.”
Things Even Strong Moms Need to Hear to Get Through the Day
Sometimes we need to hear some strong mom quotes because, well, mom”ing” can kick your butt sometimes. Somedays you probably wake up feeling like you’ve got it all under control, but other days require that extra reminder that you are doing great.
These quotes are the perfect way to give yourself that little reminder. You are not alone, you’ve got this. And if you repeat these things enough to yourself, you might just believe it!
- “Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being 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.”
- “Your influence as a mother is powerful. Don’t waste it! Little eyes are watching you.”
- “There is no way to be the perfect mother.. but a million ways to be a good one” Jill Churchill
- “May your coffee be stronger than your toddler.”
- “Love as powerful as your mother’s leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply will give us some protection forever.” J.K. Rowling
- “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same”
- “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” Laura Stavoe
- You were meant for this.
- “A mom is the glue that holds everything together, even when she feels she may fall apart.”
- “Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become.”
- It is hard & you aren’t the only one who thinks so.
- Little, but not so easy, reminders.
- “You are going to miss this someday… I tell myself as I step on Legos all the way to the bathroom.”
- For the tired mamas…
Strong #MomLife Quotes That Tell it Like it is
In between the balance of laughing it off and feeling inspired, here is some real-life for ya. I am pretty sure just about every mom reading this is going to relate to the next 15 quotes! This is what being a strong mom really feels like!
- “Started making myself breakfast, ended up making breakfast for everybody but me.”
- “I hate when I’m waiting for my mom to cook dinner and then I remember that I am the mom and I have to cook dinner.”
- “So it turns out, being an adult is mostly just googling how to do stuff.”
- “Parenting is hard, especially trying to be patient with little versions of impatient you.”
- “Raising my kids is my choice. Sometimes I give up things or go without for them. I don’t regret it. My life is and always will be for my children no matter how big they get. They haven’t ruined my life; they have given me a whole new view on the meaning of life. I couldn’t love them more than I already do.”
- “As a mama you may see me struggle, but you will never see me quit.”
- Thank gosh for moms!
- “Becoming a mom to me means that you have accepted that for the next 16 years of your life, you will have a sticky purse.” Nia Vardalos
- “It takes someone really brave to be a mama, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.”
- When you go from one kid to two!
- “I had a lot of stuff to do today… now I have a lot of stuff to do tomorrow.”
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- “Whoever wrote the song ‘I’m easy like Sunday morning’ did not have kids.”
- “90% of parenting is just thinking about when you can lie down again.”
- “A toddler can do more in 1 unsupervised minute than most people can do all day.”
- Getting real, even from the beginning.
Strong Mom Quotes About Breast Feeding
We have a whole quote article on breastfeeding because well, it can be quite a big part of being a mom in that first year. Here are some of our favorites –
- “Children don’t just get milk from breastfeeding, they get our energy too.” Stephen Gaskin
- “Don’t cry over spilled milk. Unless it’s breastmilk, in which case, cry a lot.”
- “There are three reasons for breast-feeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers, and the cat can’t get it.” Irena Chalmers
- “Nursing gives you superhuman powers. How else could I be doing all this when I’m usually a sleepaholic?” Gwen Stefani
- “Breastfeeding is an instinctual and natural act, but it is also an art that is learned day by day. The reality is that almost all women can breastfeed, have enough milk for their babies and learn how to overcome problems both large and small. It is almost always simply a matter of practical knowledge and not a question of good luck.” La Leche League
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