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55 Best Single Mom Quotes

List Of 55 Best Single Mom Quotes:

#1 Katharine Weymouth

”Hillary Clinton famously talked about how raising a child takes a village. Except our society isn’t set up that way. We’re organized in nuclear units, and a single mom can ask her friends only so many times for help picking up the kids.”

#2 Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

”In the end, I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life.”

#3 Kim Raver

”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.”

#4 Meg Lowrey

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

#5 Kenny Conley

”Being raised by a single mother, I learned to appreciate and value independent women.”

#6 Patty Jenkins

”I grew up in a bit of a feminist fantasy with a single mom. I was totally shielded, in a way, from an idea that I couldn’t do something.”

#7 J.K. Rowling

“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.”

#8 Annonymous

“A single mother has a backbone made of steel and a heart made of gold”

#9 Eliza Dushku

”I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom.”

#10 Jon Hamm

”I was raised by a single mother and I’ve been in a 10-year relationship with my girlfriend. My whole life I’ve been surrounded by women.”

#11 Anonymous

”I am a single mum. What is your super power?”

#12 Jason Momoa

”I’m not going to normally get hired to play those emotional things, and I’m capable of it. I was raised by a single mother in Iowa – I’m just trapped in a big, dumb body.”

#13 Connie Stevens

”I was a single mom that raised two bright, beautiful, and compassionate girls.”

#14 Chuck Norris

”My mom was essentially a single mother raising three boys. If anyone could have had any reason to give up, it was her. But she didn’t, and neither did we.”

#15 Christina Milian

”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.”

#16 Diana Ross

”I even thought of adopting a child as a single mother.”

#17 Courtney Love

”I’m ultimately a widow and a single mother, who’s not even getting to be a mother right now. I am so alone, it’s freaky.”

#18 Linda Lael Miller

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

#19 Charisma Carpenter

”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.”    

#20 Molly Sims

”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.”

#21 Sophia Loren

”When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.”

#22 Emma-Louise Smith

”As a single mum, you’ll discover inner strengths and capabilities you never knew you had.”

#23 Cherie Lunghi

”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 organized.”    

#24 Felicity Jones

”Being a working mother and a working single parent instills in you a sense of determination.”

#25 Taraji P. Henson

“I had a mission. I had to make my dream come true. If I didn’t, what was I proving to my son?”

#26 Jackie Kennedy

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

#27 Brooke Burns

”I love being a single mom. But it’s definitely different when you’re dating.”

#28 Paula Miranda

”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.”

#29 Reese Witherspoon

”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.”

#30 Deniece Williams

”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.”

#31 Roma Downey

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

#32 Kate Winslet

“Go, ‘Hell, I can do this! I can do this all!’ That’s the wonderful thing about mothers: you can because you must, and you just do.”

#33 Roseanne Barr

”I know how to do anything, I’m a mom.”    

#34 Tichina Arnold

”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.”

#35 Edie Falco

”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.”

#36 Evan Bayh

“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.”

#37 Trisha Yearwood

”When you’re sick, nobody takes care of you like your mom.”

#38 Kemmy Nola

”Just because a single-mom usually can’t be bothered to spend much time on her make-up doesn’t mean that she has given up on romance.”

#39 Sheryl Crow

“Adopting my boys – that’s just been the biggest everlasting event that has informed everything, and really for the better.”

#40 Charlize Theron

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

#41 J.K. Rowling

“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.”

#42 Padma Lakshmi

“In truth, I am a single mother. But I don’t feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends.”

#43 Maxim Gorky

“Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.”

#44 Solange Knowles

“I think it’s really important for every mother to find their own way.”

#45 Melissa Etheridge

”It was tough being a single mom. It was tough being in a divorce with children. Very, very hard.”

#46 Mandy Hale

“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.”

#47 K.R. Knost

”It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face the world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel & heartless.”

#48 Bill Richardson

”Raising a family is difficult enough. But it’s even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don’t need more obstacles. They need more opportunities.”    

#49 Rachel Wolchin

”My entire life can be described in one sentence: it didn’t go as planned, and that’s ok.”

#50 Jennie Finch

“I can’t tell you how much I respect all the single parents out there doing it solo.”

#51 Mayo Angelou

”We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”

#52 Margaret A. Belt

“We don’t get to choose who we fall in love with. If we did, the world would have fewer single mothers.”

#53 Yvonne Kaloki

“Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success”

#54 Friedrich der große

“Nowadays it is seen as a shame, to marry a girl who is a mother, who has never been married. I want to get rid of that prejudice.”

#55 Unknown

”Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress, and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.”

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