I’ve collected some of my favorite quotes about working moms to encourage and uplift you. Keep reading if you’re a working mom! And if you're also a mompreneur, make sure to check out this post with mompreneur quotes too.
Whether you work a traditional 9-5 job, work from home, or are an entrepreneur, being a working mom is hard. And as someone who has both worked and stayed at home with kids, I would argue that being a stay-at-home mom is hard too. Heck, just being a mom is hard! But today, I want to specifically encourage my working mama friends.
We wear so many different hats and it's our job to keep juggling all the balls in the air without dropping any of them. Sometimes we feel like we're doing a great job, but other times we feel like we're not doing any of it well.
I've collected these quotes about working moms to encourage and uplift you. Remember that you are not alone in this! There are many other moms out there who are juggling work and motherhood, and they know just how tough it can be. But also know that it is possible to have a successful career AND be a great mom. You can do it!
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So if you’re looking for encouragement and to be uplifted on your journey as a working mom, keep on reading. Here are 11 of my favorite quotes for you. Enjoy!
11 Quotes About Working Moms to Encourage and Uplift You
1. “So often, mothers feel guilty if they're not doing everything perfectly. But the truth is, there's no such thing as a perfect mother – or a perfect parent. What there is, instead, is a million different ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
2. “Working mothers are guilty of all kinds of things. We're too tired, we're not present enough, we're not patient enough… The list goes on. But the truth is, we're doing the best we can with what we have.” – Unknown
3. “Like so many working mothers all over the world, I feel the constant struggle to be the best mother I can, whilst setting a good example to my children to work hard. – Victoria Beckham
4. “Guilt management can be just as important as time management for mothers.” – Sheryl Sandberg
5. “Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi
6. “Don't let anyone tell you that being a working mother is easy. It's not. But it's also one of the most rewarding things you'll ever do.” – Unknown
7. “It’s not wrong to be passionate about your career. When you love what you do, you bring that stimulation back to your family.” – Allison Pearson
8. “Behind every working woman is an enormous pile of unwashed laundry.” – Barbara Dale
9. “My job is not who I am, but it is a part of who I am. And I'm grateful for the opportunity to work and be a mother.” – Unknown
10. “I pride myself on finding balance. I love making music and I love raising my boys. I find time to make both a priority” – Sheryl Crow
11. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.” – Sharon Jaynes
I hope these eleven quotes have encouraged and uplifted you in your journey as a working mom. I know how hard it can be, but I also know that you can do it. You are a great mom, don't ever forget that!
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