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800 Inspirational Single Mom Quotes: Absent Father (2023)

1. ‘Don’t pity me because I am a single mom. 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.’


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


3. ‘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


4. "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


5. “As a single mom, I’m not taking my path alone. My kids are always following me.”


6. "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


7. “I’m a hustler. I’m a single mom, so whatever I’ve gotta do.”


8. “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


9. “Fathers, take note. Children will always remember the man who treated them with love and affection. Don’t be an absent father.” – Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar


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


11. “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


12. “How beautifully everything is arranged by Nature; as soon as a child enters the world, it finds a mother ready to take care of it.” – Jules Michelet


13. "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


14. “Go ask your dad” is off the table as a single mom.”


15. Celebrations are important to mothers and this birthday message can be used for mothers who want their son to have a great birthday.


16. “Her mother’s injunction on competing with other girls is a challenge, a gauntlet thrown down: ‘You just have to be smarter than the ones who are prettier and prettier than the ones who are smarter.'” — Cherry: A Memoir


17. “There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” — Washington Irving


18. "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


19. "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


20. ‘As a single mom, you are going to have bad days, overwhelming days, too tired days, and I can’t go on days. But every day you’ll still show up and give it all for your children. Because mama, you are stronger than you think you are.’