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12 inspiring quotes about motherhood that every mum needs to read

Section: Mental Health
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Being a mum can be incredibly challenging at times and sometimes you need to hear or read something that really inspires you that you are doing a good job. 

To help you out, we've found 12 inspiring quotes that we could all do with being reminded of. Why not set them as your phone background or pin it to your wall to remind yourself that you've got this?

Inspirational motherhood quotes:

It's ok to breathe

"l Iove my babies enough to know that sometimes I need a break from them and that's okay." - Unknown 

You are a good mum

quote"The very fact that you worry about being a good mum means that you are one." - Jodi Picoult

A mothers love is everything

inspirational quote"Motherhood: All love begins and ends here." - Robert Browning

It's a forever type of love 

quote"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." -unknown 

You are strong

quote"Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than the strength of natural laws." - Barbara Kingsolver

We all make mistakes

quotes"Bad moments don't make bad mums." -Unknown 

You are your child biggest influence


"The way that we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." -Unknown 

Children don't want perfect

quote"Your children don't want a perfect mum, they want a happy mum." -Unknown 

Enjoy every minute

quote"The days are long, but the years are short." - Gretchin Rubin

You are their world


"To the world, you are a mother. But to your family, you are the world." - Unknown

Tomorrow is a new day

quote"Tomorrow is always fresh with no mistakes in it." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

Perfect mums don't exist...

"There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a great one." - Jill Churchill

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 


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