Being a mom is one of the toughest jobs in the world, one that comes with a responsibility like no other job, one that has no fixed timings, and probably one which has no retirement.
If you are a single mom, the responsibilities just get doubled up. Managing, home, kids, and the finances all alone needs grit and determination. If you are one of them who is managing all this with elan, hats off to you! You already know what you are worth and how priceless you are, but we want to let you know it just once more. Here is a compilation of some of the best quotes for single moms, all dedicated to you. Read on!
Top 50 Single Mom Quotes That Celebrate How Special You Are:
Here are some of the most beautiful, inspiring, tough, amazing and positive single mother quotes that show how special you are as a woman and a mom:
It’s true that parenting is a journey that goes smooth with two parents, but when you take up the challenge alone, you take on double the duty, and show double the strength. Your child will always see the effort and hard work you put in, so each moment, you are amazing for your little one.
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Of course, the role of a father is important, but as a mother who takes it on herself to play both mother and father, you are the most adorable person for your child.
While you work twice as hard to give your child all the love and care and everything else that you possibly can, it’s truly a lot of work. But at the end of the day, the reward is double the amount of love from your children, meant for both you and their father.
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You work hard all day for your children, but sometimes, you need to take a break and take a breather yourself. It is fine to sit down and relax, and sometimes let yourself go easy.
Gone are the days when you would sit and wait for your knight in shining armor. Be brave, be independent and believe that you can do it, and you can do a better job.
Life is all about making mistakes and learning. It is also about the happy and perfect moments and the imperfect ones too. Your children will see the effort you put in, they will see you do great and they will also see you fail at times. That is how they will learn that life is a mix of the perfect and the failures.
The harsh reality is that your ‘little ones’ will one day grow up into independent individuals and leave you. Wish them love and make them ready to face the world on their own. But always be there for them.
Life is not about always being spic and span and perfect. It is also the imperfections of life that give it color and character. Be happy and content in life, and that is how your children will feel and see the love, and know what efforts you are putting in for them.
It may be a male dominated world, where your children are recognized by their father’s name. But when it is you who is putting in all the efforts and being the only parent, it is your name you should introduce them with, not of a person who is not there for them.
Appreciate yourself and give yourself credit for the way you are bringing up your children. Instead of wondering what could have happened if the father was there, realize how amazing your children have turned out to be and give yourself a pat on the back.
The anger and hurt you have within will only help you become stronger and more caring and protective towards your children.
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Of all the things that you do, make sure you choose your relationship with care. Your children will learn everything they see you do, so make the right choices when it comes to the people in your life, and set the limits high for your kids, for their future relationships.
While it may sound difficult, make sure your children are your first priority. Whether or not the father chooses to be around is his choice, and if he cannot spend time with them, it is his loss. Remember that your children have you and that is more than enough.
While being a single mother is no doubt tough, it also helps to create one of the strongest bonds in the world. Of course you will have your highs and lows, but all of it will only make your relationship with your children stronger.
You are never ‘just’ a mom. You are everything your child can need in life, and more.
Working and being a single mom can often make you feel guilty, but remember you are teaching your children a very important life lesson. To achieve anything in life, you have to work hard for it.
There are times you may feel that nothing is going right and you are not being your best. Just take a look at the way you have brought up your children and you will see what an amazing job you have done.
Being a mom is a full-time responsibility in itself, but it takes someone with grit and a much stronger attitude to be both the mom and the dad.
Mom, if you are a single mom, you are already a superwoman!
Single mom or not, remember that you are the best and you are doing the best.
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Just because you do not have a man in your life does not mean you are alone. Share in your life’s joys and happiness with your children and never feel lonely.
Never feel that you are not good enough for a man just because you have kids. As a single mother, you can do almost anything on your own, while being a caring and a loving person, so make sure you make him realize that too.
Yes, be proud of your super power.
People may think there is something different about the relationship you share with your child, just because you are a single parent.
Appreciate what you have in life, such as your children and your career. Whatever you do not have are things that you can actually do without.
At the end of the day, it’s the bond you share with your child that matters, and you mommy know just how to do that.
Stop beating up yourself to do more, you are already doing your best and that is all that matters.
Even if you feel you are not being perfect, for your child you are nothing but the best. So relax and enjoy the bond you have created.
Once you are open to dating, remember to make your kids the priority. Whoever you date will also be a part of your family and a part of your children’s life, so choose wisely.
You lady are one courageous one, with the heart and the strength of two parents instead of one. So be proud of yourself and know that you are not single, you are fulfilling two roles and not just one.
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As one who does everything for her children on her own, you are the woman with grit and determination, and a heart that is forever filled with love and care.
There is no single term that can describe a single mother, for you are all the roles your child needs but rolled in one.
Be proud and happy that you have your children in your life, instead of just feeling bad about not having their father in your life.
Though it is difficult, take all your pains and the difficult times to learn and make you stronger. Each obstacle you overcome will prove how strong and determined you are.
Yes mom, you are the mother and you are the father and you are everything your child needs. So happy father’s day to you!
A single mother needs a heart of steel, even if it is full of love and care. So yes, you are one who is strong, not just one who is struggling.
There are many that will be jealous of your independence and your strength, but when someone compliments you on what a wonderful job you are doing, accept it with an open heart. You truly deserve all the appreciation, so take it with the best of smiles.
Thinking about what went wrong or what could have happened will only make you lose out on precious time and turn your positive strength to negativity. Work with what you have and make the best out of it.
Mom, you have a never ending to-do list. But make time for your children and for you to relax and enjoy the moments. You can always do the housework and other chores later, but you can never bring back the moments that your children spend while growing up. So enjoy it all and be there.
As a mom you always have your child’s best interests in mind, and are often worried whether or not you are doing your best. The simple fact that you are always worried about them is proof enough that your children are always on top of your mind and you are a great mom.
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Your kids give you all the joy in the world, set you to challenges that you want to fight and win just to prove them that you can, and that together as a team you can too. They truly complement you as a woman and make you whole.
Always remember that by being a single mother, you have chosen to live a life that is first dedicated to your children and then to you. You could have had it easy too, but you decided to be there for your children, so be proud of it.
To make sure that your children are happy, you have the responsibility of being happy. That is what your children will learn from you when they see what a happy and positive person their mother is.
Everyone faces struggles in their life, but how you react to it and how you come out of it is what makes the difference. Your fighting spirit is what keeps you grounded and strong, so play it.
You know that as a single mom, you are everything to your children. So instead of wondering what went wrong and feeling pity, tell yourself that you have it in you to stand up on your own and face the world. And you truly can.
Pride yourself in being a single, independent woman and a single mother who can take care of her life, her children, her career and her entire home on her own. Once you decide to date someone, remember to make sure that the person knows what a strong woman you are.
It takes a lot of heart and will to be a single parent, so be proud of yourself.
What you can do, no one else can, not even the father of your children, which is the reason he is not around.
It is alright to slip up a few times in life, make those mistakes and move on. What matters the most is that you love your children and you care for them.
The fact that your children’s father left has nothing to do with you. It is his loss, not yours. The truth is, you can make your life perfect without him being in it.
Love yourself, be proud of yourself, and face each day with that awesome smile and determination that you have.
If you are a single mom or know of any single moms, do write down a comment here to show your love, support and appreciation. Also, share with us if you have any special “single parent quotes.”