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12 inspiring quotes about motherhood that every mum needs to read

Section: Mental Health

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. 

We've found 12 inspiring quotes that you need to read, so set them as your phone background or pin it to your wall to remind yourself that you've got this!

Inspirational motherhood quotes:


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1) ​It's okay to take a break

"l Iove my babies enough to know that sometimes I need a break from them and that's okay." - Unknown 
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2) You are a good mum

"The very fact that you worry about being a good mum means that you are one." - Jodi Picoult
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3) A mothers love is everything

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends here." - Robert Browning
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4) It's a forever type of love 

"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." -unknown 
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5) You are strong

"Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than the strength of natural laws." - Barbara Kingsolver
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6) We all make mistakes

"Bad moments don't make bad mums." -Unknown 
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7) You are your child biggest influence

"The way that we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." -Unknown 
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8)  Children don't want perfect

"Your children don't want a perfect mum, they want a happy mum." -Unknown
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9) Enjoy every minute

"The days are long, but the years are short." - Gretchin Rubin
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10) You are their world

"To the world, you are a mother. But to your family, you are the world." - Unknown
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11) Tomorrow is a new day

"Tomorrow is always fresh with no mistakes in it." - Lucy Maud Montgomery
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12) 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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