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200 Best Quotes For A Single Mom On Father's Day

1. "Respect to all mums doing double duty because of men failing to do their part as dads." – John Mark Green


2. "I am struggling, I won’t lie, but every night when I put my little one to sleep and I watch her, I know deep in my heart that she is well worth my struggles.” — Jesenia


3. "I was born and raised in East Los Angeles by a single mom who had three biological kids and adopted four more. I never met my dad.” –Will.I.Am


4. "One thing I know for sure - this motherhood thing is not for sissies.”- Jennifer Nettles


5. "I am a single mum. What is your super power?" – Anonymous


6. "When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thought. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren


7. "There's a feeling sometimes in motherhood that you're alone in what you're going through, and none of us are alone. We're all going through the same thing.”- Nia Vardalos


8. "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.” – Unknown


9. "You don't take a class; you're thrown into motherhood and learn from experience." - Jennie Finch


10. "Motherhood informs my work 100 percent.”- Jessica Marais


11. "What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.” – Roma Downey


12. "The loves of my life are my children and my mother. I don’t feel as if I need a man.” – Diane Keaton


13. "Being a single parent is not a life full of struggles, but a journey for the strong." – Meg Lowrey


14. "Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is till our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different.” – Paula Miranda


15. "Some days she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day. It still gets done.” – Anonymous


16. "President Obama’s fight for rural America is personal. He was raised by a single mom and grandparents from Kansas. He hails from a farming state, Illinois.” – Tom Vilsack


17. "Mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod


18. "There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard


19. "I value so many people who have to work full time, definitely single mothers. Their work is the hardest work. I applaud it so much.” – Molly Sims


20. "The best gift a parent can give children is time … Single moms need to know it’s okay to have a little ‘me’ time.” — Denise Richards


21. "I’ve been a single parent for a long time. It reminds me of being a waitress. As you walk back to the kitchen, requests come at you from all sides. You’re doing the job of two – you have to be highly organised.” – Cherie Lunghi


22. "I thought about giving up!!..But then I remembered who was watching.” – Anonymous


23. "I want to show the example that you can be a single mother and work and handle a lot of other things at the same time.” – Christina Milian


24. "With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.”- Isadora Duncan


25. "Whenever I see an unmarried woman carrying a child, my first response is one of respect. I know she could have taken the quick fix without anyone knowing, but she chose instead to let an innocent child live.” -Randy Alcorn


26. "God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”- Rudyard Kipling


27. "Mom – a title just above the queen.” – Unknown


28. "You make it work. You keep getting out of bed. Sometimes it’s just because you know there’s a cup of coffee downstairs.”- Michelle Williams


29. "You do the best you can. Some days you feel really good about yourself and some days you don’t.”- Katie Holmes


30. "The women whom I love and admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because shit worked out. They got that way because shit went wrong, and they handled it. They handled it in a thousand different ways on a thousand different days, but they handled it. Those women are my superheroes.”- Elizabeth Gilbert


31. "I know it’s hard being a single mom but I’d rather do it by myself than with someone who doesn’t want to.” – Unknown


32. "I have a great career, and I have my daughter. So what I don’t have is not as important to me as what I do have.” – Padma Lakshmi


33. "I am a single mom and I’m the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that’s just the way it is. I don’t think my son even knows any different.” – Charisma Carpenter


34. "As long as we are giving our kids the best life we can… I don’t see anything to be ashamed of.” — Sarah Rachel


35. "Career is important, but nothing really supersedes my role as a mother.” — Halle Berry


36. "Babies are bits of star-dust blown from the hand of God. Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.” – Larry Barretto


37. "Behind every successful woman is the story of how she never gave up on herself, no matter what difficult times she faced.” -Author Unknown


38. "There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill


39. "A single mother has a backbone made of steel and a heart full of gold.”- Unknown


40. "Even on the days you feel like you are failing, look around, I promise your kids still think you are the best mom in the whole universe.” – todaysthebestday.com


41. "I know its hard being a single parent, but I’d rather do it by myself than with someone who doesn’t want to." – Anonymous


42. "There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” -Hannah Gasby


43. "Remember you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being.” -Kittie Frantz


44. "I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah


45. "Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing." - Ricki Lake


46. "The strength of my mother is something I didn’t pay attention to for so long. Here she was, this single mom, who was part of the Great Migration, who was part of a Jim Crow south, who said, ‘I’m getting my kids out of here. I’m creating opportunities for these young people by any means necessary.” – Jacqueline Woodson


47. "I hope telling the story of how I went from being a single mom to serving in the Texas State Senate to running for governor will remind others that with the right leadership in government, where you start has nothing to do with how far you go.” – Wendy Davis


48. "The best gift a parent can give children is time ... Single moms need to know it’s okay to have a little ‘me’ time.”- Denise Richards


49. "Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life." - Sophocles


50. "The loves of my life are my children and my mother. I don’t feel as if I need a man.”- Diane Keaton


51. "I didn’t plan on being a single mom, but you have to deal with the cards you are dealt the best way you can.” – Tichina Arnold


52. "Mothers – especially single mothers – are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation’s children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families’ well-being.” – Evan Bayh


53. "A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness." —Proverbs


54. "You’d be surprised how it all works out in the end. You’ll quickly find a routine that works for [you and your children].” — Sig Kap


55. "You have to carry on as a mother, no matter what, and that’s what I’ve always done.”- Madonna


56. "That's what motherhood is: you're working; you're doing 25 different jobs, and you're not getting paid.”- Melissa Peterman


57. "Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws." - Barbara Kingsolver


58. "Being a single mum is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.” – Anonymous


59. "You know, I don’t think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn’t wish for that, but it happened.” -Charlize Theron


60. "The most difficult part of dating as a single parent is deciding how much risk your own child’s heart is worth.” – Daniel Pearce


61. "I didn’t plan on being a single mom, but you have to deal the card you are delt the best way you can.” – Tichina Arnold


62. "Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.” – Garrison Keillor


63. "Motherhood has helped me to stop overanalyzing things. It's been liberating because I used to be somewhat neurotic. I attribute that to having something bigger than myself.”- Idina Menzel


64. "In the end, I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life.” – Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard


65. "A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." - Princess Diana


66. "God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." - Rudyard Kipling


67. "Motherhood matters. More than having the perfect house, the perfect body, the perfect planning schedule, the perfect kids, the perfect anything. You are a game-changer. A life changer. You are their mother.”- Unknown


68. "A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things, a mother’s love is more than enough.”- Deniece Williams


69. "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” —Robert Browning


70. "Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” —Mildred B. Vermont


71. "I’m not really single. I mean I am, BUT I HAVE A SON. Being a single mother is different from BEING A SINGLE WOMAN.” — Kate Hudson


72. "When you’re a single parent, you’re often lonely yet seldom alone. There is no backup… It is mothering without a net.” — Amy Dickinson


73. "Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver


74. "I was a single mom that raised two bright, beautiful, and compassionate girls.” – Connie Stevens


75. "If you are a single parent, make friends with others in similar situations and develop friendships with married couples. Counsel with your priesthood leaders. Let them know of your needs and wants. Single parenthood is understood by the Lord.” – Ezra Taft Benson


76. "The best part of being a mom to me is the unconditional love. I have never felt a love as pure, a love that’s as rewarding.” – Monica Denise Brown


77. "Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face." - Geroge Eliot


78. "If you want to stand with me as a single mom – and I know so many of my friends and colleagues do – please don’t appropriate my burden as a way to validate your own. To suggest that you are single-parenting when you are simply solo for the weekend devalues what real single mothers do.” – Rachel Simmons


79. "Motherhood was the first instance in my life where I was asked to sacrifice anything for anyone.”- Kim Brooks


80. "I was once a single mother, with very few resources, so I have a special place in my heart for women in difficult situations.” – Linda Lael Miller


81. "A child’s first teacher is its mother.”- Peng Liyuan


82. "For me, motherhood is learning about the strengths I didn’t know I had, and dealing with the fears I didn’t know existed.”- Halle Berry


83. "Motherhood is the ultimate call to sacrifice.”- Wangechi Mutu


84. "Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver


85. "There's no doubt that motherhood is the best thing in my life. It's all that really matters.”- Courtney Cox


86. "The women whom I love and admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because stuff worked out. They got that way because stuff went wrong, and they handled it. They handled it in a thousand different ways on a thousand different days, but they handled it. Those women are my superheroes.”- Elizabeth Gilbert


87. "You are never ‘just’ a mom. You are everything your child can need in life, and more.” – Unknown


88. "Motherhood was the great equalizer for me; I started to identify with everybody.”- Annie Lennox


89. "Not all of us can do great things but we can do small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa


90. "My mother was a single mom, and most of the women I know are strong.” – Regina King


91. "It takes a tremendous amount of strength to be a single mother. To hold down the forte of a home, a life and your child’s entire happiness.” – Nikki Rowe


92. "The loves of my life are my children and my mother. I don’t feel as if I need a man.” — Diane Keaton


93. "I think it’s really important for every mother to find their own way.” — Solange Knowles


94. "Heavy is the head, forced to wear two crowns.” – R. P. Falconer


95. "Being a mother is hard and it wasn’t a subject I ever studied.” – Ruby Wax


96. "I don’t think you necessarily have to be part of a traditional nuclear family to be a good mother.” – Mary Louise Parker


97. "Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.”- Gloria Estefan


98. "You are doing what is best for you and your children. You can’t ever be faulted for that. Hang in there.” — Skoy Chicago


99. "The life of a mother is the life of a child: you are two blossoms on a single branch.” - Karen Maezen Miller


100. "Better a loving single-parent family than a ‘conventional’ family where the parents hate each other and the father is a demagogue.” – Moby


101. "[Being a mom] will change your life, but I think in the long run it will change for the better.” — Gypsy Lady


102. "Being a single mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Unknown


103. "My children may not have everything they want in life, but they have a mum who loves them more than anything in the world." – Anonymous


104. "A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take." - Cardinal Meymillod


105. "I’m not sure anyone – and I could be wrong in this – grows up thinking, I want to be a single mom.” -Bridget Moynahan


106. "I was living as a young single mom. I was 19 when I was divorced, and my daughter was a year old, and I waited tables here three to four nights a week for several years while I was trying to support myself and my daughter and the day I got that acceptance at Harvard Law School was an unforgettable day.”- Wendy Davis


107. "I would say to any single parent currently feeling the weight of stereotype or stigmatization that I am prouder of my years as a single mother than of any other part of my life.” – J.K. Rowling


108. "Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.”- Rebecca West


109. "Being raised by a single mother, I learned to appreciate and value independent women.” – Kenny Conley


110. "I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom.”- Eliza Dushku


111. "Single motherhood is an amazing thing; it's a blessing.”- Kelly Cutrone


112. "As a single mom, I’m juggling a lot and working long hours. Yes, it costs them a little, but what my children get in return is a mother who is energized and content.” – Edie Falco


113. "Each child is biologically required to have a mother. Fatherhood is a well-regarded theory, but motherhood is a fact.” - PJ O’Rourke


114. "Anyone can have a child and call themselves" a parent.” A real parent is someone who puts that child above their own selfish needs and wants.”-Author Unknown


115. "I don’t think you necessarily have to be part of a traditional nuclear family to be a good mother. – Mary Louise Parker


116. "She has to have four arms, four legs, four eyes, two hearts, and double the love. There is nothing single about a single mom.” — Mandy Hale


117. "I know how to do anything, I'm a mom." - Rosanne Barr


118. "The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms your children.” – Cardinal Mermillod


119. "Motherhood is nitty and gritty and brutal and wonderful. Sometimes, you're really in the trenches!”- Constance Marie


120. "Honestly, I have so much respect for single moms or anybody who finds themselves a single mother, but to even choose to be a single mother is just so courageous to me. It is such a hard job to raise a child and be everything to that child without a partner. It’s just admirable and courageous and brave and every other valiant word I can think of. I don’t know if I could do it on my own.” — Jennifer Lopez


121. "Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success” – Yvonne Kaloki


122. "Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful gift... except when it's not.”- Rachel Hollis


123. "The best place to cry is on a mother's arms." - Jodi Picoult


124. "Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials." - Meryl Streep


125. "Whenever you feel discouraged, just remember, you are the center of the universe to the tiny humans you made from scratch. You’re kind of a big deal.”- Unknown


126. "Breath darling, this is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story." – S.C Lourie, Empowered Single Moms


127. "Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world, a mother’s love is not.” – James Joyce


128. "Some days she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day. It still gets done." – Anonymous


129. "Being a single mum is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride." – Anonymous


130. "You can be a mess and still be a good mom. You are allowed to be both.”- Unknown


131. "Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children." - William Makepeace Thackeray


132. "Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown


133. "There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing." - Billy Sunday


134. "Being a working mother and a working single parent instills in you a sense of determination.” – Felicity Jones


135. "Single parent mothers who aren’t spending their time looking for a man but spending their time providing for their children are the most admirable people on earth." – coolnsmart.com


136. "I can’t tell you how much I respect all the single parents out there doing it solo” – Jennie Finch


137. "My family is blended and diverse, nutty, and loving and understanding. That’s a family.”- Sandra Bullock


138. "Single moms: You are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true superwoman. Wear your cape proudly.”- Mandy Hale


139. "We may not want to say it out loud, but motherhood is hard.”- Stephanie Ruhle


140. "Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success.” - Yvonne Kaloki


141. "We are born of love; love is our mother." - Rumi


142. "It takes one rad mama to be a father too.”- Unknown


143. "This is the place where anybody – like an African American kid raised by a single mom – can be president.” — Jennifer Granholm


144. "It’s not single parenthood in and of itself. It’s more about how people parent.” – Sophie Zadeh


145. "I was just surprised when my wife told me we were having a baby. I was like, Wow, that’s awesome. You’re going to make a great single mom.” — Brian Posehn


146. "When dating a woman with children, understand that they are a package deal. Don’t expect her to package her child up and ship them away for the evening just because you want to" chill.”” -@justmike_


147. "The anger and hurt you have within will only help you become stronger and more caring and protective towards your children.” – Unknown


148. "Mothers are the necessity of invention.” – Bill Watterson


149. "I am prouder of my years as a single mother than any other parts of my life.” – J.K. Rowling


150. "Even though it leaves me sleep-deprived, I love every bit of motherhood.”- Neha Dhupia


151. "I think birth and motherhood are not things that you're trained to do. You might have a good example in your own mum, but nobody teaches you how to be a really great mum.”- Julie Andrews


152. "The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." - Henry Ward Beecher


153. "Single parents don’t have it easy. They find a way to make it work, even when they don’t know how. It’s the love for their child that pushes them through, every single time." – Inspirational Quotes Journal


154. "When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth." - Mitch Albom


155. "It was tough being a single mom. It was tough being in a divorce with children. Very, very hard.” — Melissa Etheridge


156. "As a single mum you’ll discover inner strengths and capabilities you never knew you had.” – Emma-Louise Smith


157. "So far I’m not surprised by anything about being a mom. It’s all pretty great — but that’s what I expected.” — Charlize Theron


158. "You don’t take a class; you’re thrown into motherhood and learn from experience.”- Jennie Finch


159. "When you’re a single parent, you’re often lonely yet seldom alone. There is no backup… It is mothering without a net.”- Amy Dickinson


160. "I’m a hustler. I’m a single mom, so whatever I’ve gotta do, I gotta do.”- Sherri Shepard


161. "The truth is, every son raised by a single mom is pretty much born married.” – Chuck Palahniuk


162. "Children don’t understand when things aren’t given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table.” – Anthony Liccione


163. "A miracle is a single mom who works two jobs to care for her kids and still helps them with their homework at night. A miracle is a child donating all the money in their piggy bank to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. That’s where you’ll find the hand and face of God.” — Cathie Linz


164. "Single mom or not, remember that you are the best and you are doing the best.” – Unknown


165. "There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, ears and mind of your child, you are a SUPER MOM." – Stephanie Precourt


166. "A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them”- Victor Hugo


167. "The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before.” – Rajneesh


168. "Being a mom means putting away your childish ways to make room for your child’s ways.” -Author Unknown


169. "You have a good head on your shoulders and you’ll get yourself to where you need to be, and that’s all you should ask of yourself.” — Jay Elise


170. "Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.”- Maxim Gorky


171. "Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake


172. "For me, motherhood is learning about the strengths I didn’t know I had, and dealing with the fears I didn’t know existed.” – Halle Berry


173. "What is best for us will be the best for the baby in the end, because when we are emotionally healthy and strong, we can be the best parents we can be.” — KLeighC


174. "My mom has always been a huge inspiration. She was a single mom raising two kids in New York. Now that is full-on all the time.” — Kim Raver


175. "Did you hear? Superheroes are real. They are called single moms.” – Unknown


176. "Being a single mom is tough, but in the eyes of your child, no one does it better than you.” – Unknown


177. "Single motherhood is an amazing thing; it’s a blessing.” – Kelly Cutrone


178. "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou


179. "We don’t get to choose who we fall in love with. If we did, the world would have fewer single mothers.” – Margaret A. Belt


180. "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.”- Unknown


181. "Don’t pity me because I am a single mum. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up and the love to put my child’s needs before my own." - mysinglemummyself.com


182. "Being a single mother while trying to repair yourself mentally and emotionally is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do.” – Unknown


183. "A child’s first teacher is its mother." - Peng Liyuan


184. "Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways. You learn to deal with crisis. I've become a juggler, I suppose. It's all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage, but sometimes I do.”- Jane Seymour


185. "Motherhood changes everything." - Adriana Trigiani


186. "Motherhood is the most challenging as well as the utmost satisfying vocation in this world.”- Nita Ambani


187. "I had a lot of guilt as a single mother trying to raise a child. I had to go to work and Jeffrey was screaming that he didn’t want me to. You have to give yourself permission to let go of the guilt.” –– Sherri Shepherd


188. "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


189. "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou


190. "Why is it braver to be a single mother versus being with a partner? Being a couple and having a child could be more challenging because there might be conflict if the male partner cannot understand the extreme attachment a woman feels when she has a child.” – Monica Cruz


191. "There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, ears, and mind of your child, you are a SUPER MOM.” – Stephanie Precourt


192. "Pressure is the single mom who is trying to scuffle and pay her rent.” -Damian Lillard


193. "I’m a hustler. I’m a single mom, so whatever I’ve gotta do, I gotta do.” — Sherri Shepherd


194. "You have to carry on as a mother, no matter what, and that’s what I’ve always done.” – Madonna


195. "It may be tough at times, but I can honestly say, at least from my experience, it’s not nearly as hard as I thought it would be.” — Stella Aluxum


196. "If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think what you do matters very much.” - Jackie Kennedy


197. "If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.” – Jackie Kennedy


198. "The emotions, responsibilities - and the pain - of motherhood are unique to each of us with children. Ask any woman, and she will have her own story to tell.”- Fiona Barton


199. "I have time for everything I had time for before. I just have an added amazing thing in my life.” – January Jones


200. "The strength of my mother is something I didn’t pay attention to for so long. Here she was, this single mom, who was part of the Great Migration, who was part of a Jim Crow south, who said, ‘I’m getting my kids out of here. I’m creating opportunities for these young people by any means necessary.” – Jacqueline Woodson

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