Inspiration for the busy mom.
Face it. We all have tough days from time to time. And for the busy mom, it seems to be a fact of life.
Some days, you handle it better than others. It’s just on those “other” days, when crayon drawings on the wall bring you to tears, you really need some inspiring words.
For those days you think you’re all alone in the trenches, here are some inspiring words to lift your spirits. There are 21 days of quotes, because it’s said it takes 21 days to form a habit.
Make it a habit to read something encouraging every day and to express gratitude. You’ll find your outlook changes, even if your workload doesn’t.
You are irreplaceable.
“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod
You are magic.
“To a child’s ear, “mother” is magic in any language.” – Arlene Benedict
You have imperfections, and that’s okay.
“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one” – Jill Churchill
Your love never fails.
“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking”– Helen Rice
You are well-paid.
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.”– Mildred B. Vermont
Shower your children with hugs and kisses so they never wonder if you love them.
Your children need your love.
“Never let your children walk away without a hug and a kiss.” – CafeMom
You are memorable.
“The attitude you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson
Your time is fleeting. Treasure it.
“One day you’ll wake up and you won’t have anyone to take to practice. Enjoy the time you have.” – Unknown
Enjoy the adventure that comes with being a mom.
Every day is a gift. Enjoy it.
“You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow they’ll be a little bit older than they are today. Today is a gift–breathe and notice, smell and hold them. Study their faces and little feet, and pay attention. Enjoy today, mama. It will be over before you know it. Relish the charms of the present. – Jen Hotmaker
Your heart is full of love.
“If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart.” – Ello Lovey
Sometimes you need to slow down.
“Take it all one day at a time and enjoy the journey.” – Kristi Bartlett
You have more strength than you know.
“Strength grows in the moments when you think you can’t go on, but you keep going anyways.” – Unknown
Your children are your priority.
“Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.” – C.S. Lewis
Your attention pays off.
“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
You may be a busy mom, but your heart is still full of love.
Your children shape your life.
“I see who I want to be, in my daughter’s eyes.” – CafeMom
Your scars are not in vain.
“Your scars are someone else’s signs of hope.” – Danielle LaPorte
You’re giving the greatest gift to your children.
“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.” – Quotespaper.com
You are very wise.
“Silence is golden…unless you have kids, then silence is suspicious.” – Unknown
You’re all that!
“You are amazing, and strong, and brave, and wonderful. Remember THAT today.” – Findingjoy.net
Savor every moment.
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
“Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Mind. Body. Spirit.” – Unknown