55 Most Inspirational Quotes for Stay At Home Moms

As a stay-at-home mom, it’s easy to forget how much your hard work and love mean to your family. Check out the 55 Most Inspirational Quotes for Stay At Home Moms to stay motivated!

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Being a stay at home mom can be both rewarding and challenging.

While the moments spent with your children are priceless, there can also be days that seem overwhelming.

To help you through those tough times, here is a list of the 55 most inspirational quotes for stay at home moms.

From words of wisdom found in famous quotes to wise advice from moms who have been in your shoes, these uplifting words will help you find strength and courage.

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  • 1. “You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen
  • 2. “No one can do it all, but everyone can do something.” – Unknown
  • 3. “Anyone who says being a stay-at-home mom is a piece of cake obviously never did it.” – Unknown
  • 4. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake
  • 5. “The days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin
  • 6. “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones
  • 7. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • 8. “A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 9. “The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home.” – Harold B. Lee
  • 10. “No matter how hard it gets, don’t give up on being a good mom.” – Unknown
  • 11. “The best job in the world is being a mom.” – Unknown
  • 12. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  • 13. “Being a mom has made me so tired…and so happy.” – Tina Fey
  • 14. “Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise.” – Unknown
  • 15. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Unknown
  • 16. “The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult
  • 17. “There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
  • 18. “Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.” – Maggie Gallagher
  • 19. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac
  • 20. “It’s not what you do, but how you do it. That’s what makes your job as mom so important.” – Unknown
  • 21. “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only…to support the ultimate career.” – C.S. Lewis
  • 22. “Children are not a distraction from more important work, they are the most important work.” – C.S. Lewis
  • 23. “Motherhood is messy. And challenging. And chaotic. And sleepless. And giving. And still unbelievably beautiful.” –Rachel Martin
  • 24. “You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow, they will be a little older than they were today. This day is a gift…Just breathe, notice, study their faces, and little feet. Pay attention. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today. It will all be over before you know it.” –Anonymous
  • 25. “The best career I’ll ever have, the profession where I’ll never stop learning, and the job that is worth all the sacrifices…is being a mother to my children.” –Nataly Llanes
  • 26. “Nothing else will ever make you as happy, as sad, as tired or as proud as motherhood. For nothing is as hard as helping a person develop their own individuality, while struggling to keep your own.” –Anonymous
  • 27. “Go out more, keep cheerful as well as busy, for you are the sunshine maker of the family, and if you get dismal there is no fair weather,” –Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  • 28. “Having a place and time to rest, to be encouraged, and to find hope and healing, is one of the most powerful gifts of a lifegiving home. “ –Sally Clarkson, The Lifegiving Home
  • 29.  “One day, all your children will have is pictures of you. Make sure you’re in them. No matter what your hair looks like, your makeup, or your body, they won’t care about any of that, they’ll just want to see you.” –Anonymous
  • 30.  “If you are completely exhausted and don’t know how you’re going to keep giving this much of yourself day after day, you’re probably a good parent.” –Bunmi Laditan
  • 31.  “For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.” –Jeremiah 31:25 ESV
  • 32. “Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.” –Catherine M. Wallace
  • 33. “Your phone won’t feel bad if you don’t pay attention to it. It won’t care if you haven’t played with it in a while. It won’t mind if you don’t hold it. Your cell phone will be small forever; your children will not.” – Kim Uliana
  • 34. “I wish I had not been in such a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less.” – Anna Quindlen
  • 35. “Homemaking is surely in reality the most important work in the world.” – C.S. Lewis
  • 36. “Successful mothers are not the ones that never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.” – Sharon Jaynes
  • 37. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” – Honore de Balzac
  • 38.  “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
  • 39. “The most powerful thing a mother can do for her children is to love their father.” – unknown
  • 40. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.” – Mildred B. Vermont
  • 41. “Motherhood is not a hobby, it is a calling. It is not something to do if you can squeeze the time in, it is what God gave you time for.” – Neil L. Andersen
  • 42. “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie
  • 43. “Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is… and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” – Donna Ball
  • 44. “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.” – Unknown
  • 45. “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” – Susan Gale
  • 46. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange
  • 47. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
  • 48. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving
  • 49. “A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty
  • 50. “Motherhood is not a chore or a duty, it is an opportunity to see how great you can be at something that has no salary, no pension, and no end.” – Unknown
  • 51. “There is no one perfect way to be a good mother. Each situation is unique. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children. What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard
  • 52. “A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” – Emily Dickinson
  • 53.  “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” – St. Therese of Lisieux
  • 54.  “A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, and it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.” – Helen Steiner Rice
  • 55. “It’s not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” –Ann Landers

In conclusion, being a stay-at-home mom can be challenging at times, but it’s also a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

These 55 inspirational quotes are reminders that moms can find strength, courage, and joy in the everyday moments of motherhood.

Whether you need the motivation to tackle the never-ending to-do list, reassurance when you feel like you’re not doing enough, or a reminder to cherish the precious moments, these quotes offer valuable insights and encouragement for stay-at-home moms everywhere.

So take a deep breath, hug your little ones tighter, and know that you are doing an incredible job as a mom.

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