Being a mother is said to be one of the most wonderful feelings and rewards He gives a woman. Not everyone is blessed to become a mother. But I ask you, whether or not you are a woman or a mother, "what does being a mother mean to you?" Does she have a particular role in society, and in her family, that she needs to portray? There can be countless answers to these questions and it still won't be enough to describe or even understand her. All we can say is that, a mother is gift from God that can never be replaced. In our following article, we've put together some beautiful quotes for single mothers. Who knows, perhaps these inspirational quotes can help provide some answers.
Quotes and Sayings for Single Moms
The decision and challenge to raise a family, by yourself, can never be easy and straightforward. However, there are many women who consciously take this decision and stick to it till the end. Being a parent is a huge responsibility which can only be carried out through dedication, love, and devotion. The reasons behind this decision could be many, but this task in itself is a huge one. Here are a few famous quotes on mother or motherhood that can bring that much-needed determination to those who are taking this tough road in life.
Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. ~ Robert A. Heinlein
Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~ Jesse Jackson
The trouble with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are unemployed. ~ Anonymous
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ~ Aristotle
The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable. ~ Lane Olinghouse
Sing out loud in the car, even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children. ~ Marilyn Penland
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ~ Tenneva Jordan
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~ Honoré de Balzac
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone
She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. ~ Margaret Culkin Banning
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
A child enters your home and for the next twenty years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad. ~ John Andrew Holmes
Inspirational Parenting Quotes for Single Moms
What can be more brave than heading on in life with no one to support you and countless responsibilities to take care of? And amidst all this, it becomes essential to find some kind of motivation or inspiration to carry on. Maybe these quotes can help.
The phrase "working mother" is redundant. ~ Jane Sellman
A parent's love is whole, no matter how many times divided. ~ Robert Brault
It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it. ~ The Golden Girls TV Show
If you have never been hated by your child you have never been a parent. ~ Bette Davis
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. ~ Robert Fulghum
When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out. ~ Erma Bombeck
Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children; now, I have six children and no theories. ~ John Wilmot
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~ Osho
Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him, but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year, but for all eternity - a very challenging and exciting thought for a mother. ~ Rose Kennedy
It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it myself. ~ Joyce Maynard
Apart from these quotes we presented in this article, you can read another Quotabulary article that gives you warm and sweet quotes on motherhood. I really enjoyed reading and mentioning these quotes in the article. They really are a self-esteem boosters. A world where people still think that a woman is a weak human being, it surprises me that how little the world knows.