These short inspirational quotes are the perfect pick-me-up for those moments when you feel like you’re failing at parenting. All of us Mommas have been there before. But the important thing is that you don’t let these feelings consume you. And Major League Mommy is here to help.

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“Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up, despite the struggles.” -Sharon Jaynes


“There is no perfect way to be a mother and a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill


“Mothers have no idea how they’ll do it, but every day it still gets done.” -Unknown


“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac


“Behind every great kid is a mom who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it all up.” -Unknown


“The moment a child is born, a mother is also born. The woman existed, but the mother – never. A mother is something absolutely new.” -Rajneesh


“Motherhood is messy. And challenging. And crazy. And sleepless. And giving. And still unbelievably beautiful.” -Rachel Martin


“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” -Angela Schwindt


“Let motherhood be more about what you do with your children instead of what you do for them.” -Mamie L. Pack


“Being a parent is like folding a fitted sheet; no one really knows how.” -Unknown


Motherhood is a very unique journey. And you will undoubtedly have moments where you are feeling down about your parenting. It can be tough, but words of encouragement can certainly help you through these challenges.

What are some of the best quotes you’ve heard about motherhood? What are some of your fave affirmations or quotes for when you aren’t feeling your best? Please feel free to share in the comments!


  • Briana Marie is a mental health and financial literacy advocate, and founder of Major League Mommy. In her spare time, Briana enjoys yoga, travel, and spending time with her Husband and two daughters.

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