This Mothers Day
celebrate the women in your life that have shown you what it means to be loved & cared for by reaching out and sharing a few kind or funny words, thoughts, & sentiments. After all, as Buddha says, “When words are both true and kind they can change our world”, or in this case, your Mothers.
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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A MOTHER
What does it mean to BE a mother? The word “Mother”, as defined by Websters Dictionary, means “a female parent”, a woman in authority, religious context; Mother Teresa, or an “old or elderly woman”; Mother Hubbard. It can also mean source or origin; “mother of all inventions” or used in vulgar situations;
Being a Mom doesn’t necessarily mean you have to have given birth physically. This term can affectionately be applied to all nurturers, of both sexes. It can also apply to those who care for and nurture any living creature whether of the two-legged persuasion or the furry or feathered. Being a mother is a selfless act. It’s when you put someone’s needs and welfare before yourself, that is the true meaning of being a “mother”. At least it is for me.
Words have power. Giving the gift of words can have a lasting impact on those you give them to when said from the heart. Enjoy this compilation of quotes for Mothers and by Mothers. Whether you prefer the endearing and sentimental approach to Mothers Day or the humorous, this compilation will be sure to please. Let them inspire what you will be sharing with the Mothers in your life this Mothers Day.
The greatest advice I received from my own Mother when I gave birth to my daughter was this, “Enjoy every moment as they will never be repeated”. It is one that I share often and remind myself to this day almost 22 years later.
NEW MOTHER INSPIRATION
These quotes are special but are especially true for all the new mothers out there. It’s hard to remember the importance of your role as a mother when you are in the throws of new parenting, sleepless nights, diapers, feeding, and exhaustion. This job is the toughest one you will ever
MOTHERS STRENGTH & LOVE
“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws”, by Barbara Kingsolver, is a quote that could not be more accurate. There is nothing that compares with the strength of a mothers love.
The lessons we learn as mothers never end. Some can be life-changing, some can be humorous.
Nothing will carry you through motherhood more than laughter. Let’s face it, motherhood is the most difficult job in life. All the more reason to laugh about it. When you can laugh at yourself, the irony of your circumstance, or your moments, life is lighter. Hope these make you smile
No matter what kind of Mom you are, one thing is for certain:
May these quotes inspire you to verbalize your love to the Moms in your life, carry you through the difficult moments of being one, or just bring a smile to your face. Happy Mothers Day!
Love, Light, & Laughter,
Thanks for sharing the quotes about motherhood. They all ring true, but I especially enjoyed the humorous ones. My two sons are now 45 and 48 years old, but they’ll always be my “babies’ and I treasure my memories of their childhoods (even the trying times).
My best Mother’s Day present is a new grandson!
These quotes truly are unforgettable!
What a wonderful gift! Many congratulations to you and your family. So glad you enjoyed the quotes & enjoy that grandson!!
These are precious, and a great reminder. Thank you for sharing them!
This is such a sweet post. Happy Belated Mother’s Day, fellow mamas!
To you as well!
Love these they are so wonderful, thank you so much for sharing! 🤗
So glad you enjoyed them, Angela!
I loved these! Special words for a special role in life. Thanks for brightening my day. 😊
Thank you, Cindy! I’m so glad you enjoyed them!
These are fantastic! A few of them made me giggle.
Me too 🙂
These are great! I love the range of emotion that these quotes bring…all of which are perfectly reflective of the motherhood journey!
Thank you, Sharon!
The shower one is so true. 🙄
I remember it well 🙂
I love this. Being a mom is one of the greatest blessings The Lord has given me and my mom is another one of those blessings.
The quotes are beautiful just in time for Mother’s Day! It made me miss my mom when I read this.
Thanks for sharing Suzan.
Your welcome, Jane. They were a joy to gather and share.
I love these! They are all so true in their own inspiring way! I miss my mom every single day, but it seems to be more present on Mother’s Day.
Oh, how sweet! Being a mother has been the absolute best blessing ever!
I definitely agree, Katie!
Love Love Love this post! Thank you for sharing and I especially love the one that states you can learn so much from your kids such as patience. So so true 😉
The greatest teachers 🙂 So glad you liked it, Lina!
I love these quotes. A few make me shed a tear.
The sentimental ones always get to me as well Heather.
These are such amazing quotes! And just on time for the upcoming Mother’s Day! Thank you for sharing them!
So glad you enjoyed them, Anna!
Love these! I have been a dog mom for 10 years, and this October I will officially be a mother to a new baby for the first time! Happy Mothers Day!
I’m glad you enjoyed them, Nissa! Congratulations & Happy Mothers Day to you on both fronts!
Such a great inspiring post! Love the idea behind it =)
Thank you, Brittany! So glad you enjoyed it!
These are great! Thanks for the reminder that Mother’s Day is almost here. I will be working my school’s graduation that day, but after that, I look forward to spending time with family.
Thank you, Stacey! Glad I could help 🙂
These are so precious! Looking back, I can see how I may have given my mom a near panic attack when I ran off to the military to help pay for college when she told me to “find a way” (she meant scholarships and grants)! 😅 I can understand now why she’s afraid to give me any instructions unless they are SUPER specific!
Oh geez, that would have panicked me as well, LOL!
Love all the sayings, perfect for Mothers Day!
What great quotes for moms! Thank you for sharing!
My pleasure, Tricia!
What a cute post! I remember feeling like a trip to the store by myself was a vacation. As much work as it has been, I absolutely love being a mother!
I love so many of these, like sitting in the rain to watch your child sit on the bench. So true!
Haha I like the full name one – my toddler does that to me all the time – MOMMY MOMMY MOMMY MOMMY! These are wonderful sayings all around.
Motherhood is best appreciated daily for sure. The lil gifts make up the fast years for sure. They grow so fast and I find I want to go out of my way for my mom more now that I endure the ups and downs! Celebrating all moms is key and this is a great post.
What a great post! Thank you!
Your welcome! I’m glad you enjoyed it.
Lovely and humorous too!
Gah, tears in my eyes. My kiddos are in that in-between sweet spot, where they are pretty independent, but they still like to be around me (11 and 9 years old). Love this stage!!! Thanks for these sweet quotes.
Enjoy every stage & you are most welcome!
THis is a great post. I am going to send this to my mom on mothers day!
Thank you, Lisa! I hope she enjoys it.
These are so awesome. I like this one: To the world, you are a mother but to the family, you are the world. Very nice!
The ones with such sentiment really got me as well.
These are so wonderful, and there is one for every situation. What a great compilation! I Love the Momster one 🙂 🙂 🙂
Me too! Thanks for stopping by!
What a sweet, sweet post! I’m taking off for the vacation of a lifetime tomorrow (Italy!) but also realizing I will not be with my mother or my kids on Mother’s Day! Some of your quotes made me quite sentimental for the days when my kids were little and so much more dependent on me. Ah, motherhood, it’s a wonderful experience, isn’t it? Thanks for writing this!
Thank you, Lori! I couldn’t agree more. Mother’s Day always brings me back to the “little” days. Thank you for the lovely comments and have a wonderful time in Italy!!!