I’ve spent the majority of my children’s lives as a single mom. Sometimes there are amazing perks. No one complains if I don’t want to cook and we have cereal for dinner. No one argues with me about discipline methods, the importance of healthy eating or that I believe children should be respected. On the other hand, there is also no second income or person to hand the children off to when I am at my wit’s end.
It takes an unbelievable amount of strength to do this seven days a week. When you need to find that strength inside yourself, are looking for inspiration or simply need to smile these quotes will help you get through the tough times.
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Strong Single Mom Quotes
Being a single mom is far from easy. You have to be strong on the days that you feel the weakest, and giving up is not an option. When you aren’t feeling the strongest, remember these quotes to rediscover your inner strength.
Strong women don’t play victim, don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.
We need women who are so strong that they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.
She needed a hero so that’s what she became.
One day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.
Funny Single Mom Quotes
Being a single mom can be challenging, especially on those days when the kids seem to go from 0 to 100 as soon as their feet hit the floor in the morning. When you’re tired, feeling stressed and desperately need that break, laughter can be the best medicine. These funny single mom quotes will help you crack a smile.
Having children is like living in a frat house- nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.
Licked a dark smear off my finger and thought ‘Phew! It’s chocolate!’
Some days my kids can do no wrong. Other days I understand why some animals eat their young.
Friend: What’s parenting like?
Me: You know all the side effects they list on prescription drugs? It’s like that.
Struggling Single Mother Quotes
Single motherhood is the definition of the struggle. It comes with financial struggles at times, struggles that motherhood itself will come with, and being a single mom can make you feel as though you’re not doing enough even when you have been going for 16 hours straight, seven days a week. When you feel like you’re struggling, no matter what that struggle is, these quotes can help you find peace again.
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
Being a single mother is not a life full of struggles, but a journey for the strong.
The women that I admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because shit worked out. They got that way because shit went wrong and they handled it. They handled it a thousand different ways on a thousand different days, but they handled. Those women are my superheros.
Inspirational Messages for Single Moms
Sometimes, being a single mom can feel defeating. The countless hours of being stereotyped as your children get older can easily make it feel like no one is on your side. Most people have assumed I’m surviving solely on government assistance. When I went to college, people acted as though it was a miracle because I’m a single mother, and was a teenage mom. Some of my co-workers were genuinely impressed if I did anything to better my life or situation. You know, because all single moms sit at home and do nothing.
After so many years, the stereotypes get old. After a few more, you learn to brush it off. If you’re not there yet, these inspirational words will help you remember how amazing you are, and that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel during those tough times.
Single Moms: You are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly.
Nothing you do for your children is ever wasted.
Breath darling, this is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story.
I would say to any single parent currently feeling the weight of stereotype or stigmatization that I am prouder of my years as a single mother than of any other part of my life.
Where there is great love, there are always miracles.
Single Mom Quotes to Her Son
There is something different about raising a son as a single mom. A bond between a mother and a son remains unrivaled, but when you are learning how to potty train a boy because his father isn’t around, you grow closer than you already were. You take a dive into the world of men as you teach your son to be a man, and him into your world as you both grow and learn together. A few of these quotes are from men and not single mothers, but they do still help you remember how special a son truly is.
Little boy, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now
If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what’s more, you’ll be a man, my son.
Remember who you are and what God expects you to become. You are a child or promise. You are a man of might. You are a son of God.
Single Mom Quotes for Facebook
Single mom quotes always make awesome status updates, but these ones are a bit more worth posting than the rest if you are in the mood to express to the world that you are a strong single mother or make your friends list grin ear to ear.
The loves of my life are my children and my mother. I don’t feel as if I need a man.
A chick who complains about not having a husband has obviously never had one.
A two year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.
Single Mom Hustle Quotes
There is not a single soul on this Earth that is capable of hustling like a single mom. I’ve had one side hustle or another for years, and most of the moms that I know have their own hustle. In today’s world, it’s a necessity to make sure that the children are taken care of. These quotes will remind you how important it is to always hustle. They’ll help you find the motivation to find a hustle or get out of bed when you’re exhausted.
Just because I am a single mother does not mean I cannot be a success.
I’m a hustler. I’m a single mom, so whatever I’ve gotta do- me and Jenny McCarthy have this mantra ‘Momma gotta feed the baby.’
No rich parents. No assistance. No handouts. No favors. Straight hustle. All day. Every day.
The best thing a woman can have going for herself is her own hustle.
Single Mothers Quotes Images
Sometimes, a meme or picture just says it better than plain text typed in front of you. If you’re in one of those moods or need a new picture to post on Facebook, these are for you.
Quotes About Child Labor
Child labor is one of the most painful, most rewarding experiences for a woman. It can be empowering as you realize your own strength as a woman. It’s exciting to finally get to meet your little one. There is nothing that can compare to giving birth. These quotes capture a small piece of that wondrous time.
It’s said that women in labor leave their bodies. They transcend into the heavens among the stars to retrieve the souls to their babies, and then return to this world together.
We have a secret in our culture. It’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.
To witness the birth of a child is our best opportunity to experience the meaning of the world miracle.
Funny Single Parent Quotes
Single parenthood is fun yet challenging, wonderful yet lonely, exciting yet frustrating. Among all the chaos that children can bring, you have to stop and smile. These quotes are definitely going to make you chuckle.
Some children threaten to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.
I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: checkout time is in 18 years.
Being a single mom is full of ups and downs. Some days it will feel like a blessing as your little one wraps their arms around you, and other days you will cry in the shower wondering how you’re going to get through this. Single motherhood is truly a beautiful storm. These quotes will help you find yourself, smile and inspire you on your journey.