22 Exhausted But Encouraging Single Mom Quotes

If you are a single mom, it is no secret that you do it all and then some.

If you are exhausted and need some words of encouragement or a few figures to stand with you in virtual solidarity, read on for our favorite single mom quotes…..

22 exhausted but encouraging single mom quotes
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“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

“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

“H***, even the President of the United States – four of them, in fact – were raised by single mothers. Nevertheless, mention that you’re a single mom, and all too many of us still have to cut through a thick, gristly layer of stigma before we’re given our proper due.” –Taraji P. Henson

“Single motherhood is an amazing thing; it’s a blessing.”- Kelly Cutrone

22 exhausted but encouraging single mom quotes
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“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.” – Denice Williams

“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

“The only man in my life is my son, and it’s probably going to stay this way for a while…I go to bed wearing a very baggy one-piece cheetah suit, just because it makes my son laugh. My sexy lingerie has been locked in a drawer for a while!” –Sandra Bullock

“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

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

22 exhausted but encouraging single mom quotes
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 “Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success.” – Yvonne Kaloki

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

“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

“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

“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

22 exhausted but encouraging single mom quotes
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“I don’t think I realized how stressed I was, being a single parent. It was really, really stressful. It’s not easy on anybody.” – Reese Witherspoon

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

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

“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 won. To suggest that you are single-parenting when you are simply solo for the weekend devalues what real single mothers do.” –Rachel Simmons

22 exhausted but encouraging single mom quotes
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“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

“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

“I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s NEVER going to be perfectly balanced — the sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some of the pressure you put on yourself.” – Denise Richards

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

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