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90 Powerful Single Mom Quotes to Overcome Struggles (2022)

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These single mom quotes will help you be the best parent you can be and will make your children proud of you.

Raising a child in this prejudiced society is not a walk in the park. Single mothers are commendable for they can be both mother and father to the child. Even though they tend to make poor choices and mistakes, they are still capable of taking on additional responsibilities for the benefit of their children.

These single mom quotes will encourage all single mothers to keep going and accomplish their objectives. Read through our entire collection of quotes about single moms to be inspired and to recognize their selfless devotion and dedication.

Best Single Mom Quotes

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

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2. “A single mother has a backbone made of steel and a heart made of gold.” – Anonymous

3. “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.” – Anonymous

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

5. “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

6. “Did you hear? Superheroes are real. They are called single moms.” – Anonymous

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

8. “Single mom or not, there is no way to be a perfect mother, but there are a million ways to be a good one.” – Anonymous

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

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

Single Mom Quotes That Show How Strong They Can Be

11. “There is nobody stronger than a single mom.” – Anonymous

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12. “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

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

14. “My mom was a strong single mom, and I am who I am today because of her strength and dedication.” – Anonymous

15. “Motherhood is the ultimate call to sacrifice.” – Wangechi Mutu

16. “Being a single parent made me stronger than ever before.” – Anonymous

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

18. “It takes a strong woman to be a single mom and take on two roles. You are amazing in your child’s eyes, so never forget that.” – Anonymous

19. “I’m stronger because I had to be. Smarter because of my mistakes. Happier because of the sadness I’ve known, and now, wiser because I’ve learned.” – Anonymous

20. “A single mother knows how to be strong even when she feels weak. There are those days she feels like giving up but won’t. She keeps going because the love for her kids burns strong.” – Anonymous

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21. “Being a single mom has made me so tired, and so happy.” – Anonymous

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22. “Sometimes, the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver 23. “I am a single mum. What is your superpower?” – Anonymous

24. “Giving up is not an option for a single mom.” – Anonymous

25. “It’s the only way of life I’ve known. I was raised by a single mom.” – Padma Lakshmi

26. “It takes someone really brave to be a single mom and raise a child on her own.” – Anonymous

27. “You always have to carry on, and you can, because you have to.” – Kate Winslet

28. “I’m a hustler. I’m a single mom, so whatever I’ve gotta do, I gotta do.” – Sherri Shepherd

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

30. “To the world you are a single mother, but to your children, you are their everything.” – Anonymous

Single Mom Quotes That Prove How Great and Reliable They Are

31. “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

32. “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

33. “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 Rowef

34. “Single moms don’t have it easy, but they always 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.” – Anonymous

35. “The strength of a single mother knows no limits. Even when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically, nothing will stop her from finding the strength she needs for her children.” – Anonymous

36. “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.” – Sophia Loren

37. “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

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

39. “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.” – Anonymous

40. “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.” – Anonymous

Inspiring Single Mother Quotes That Will Help You Make It Through

41. “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

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

43. “Single mothers have as much to teach their children as married mothers and as much love to share, maybe more.” – Anne Cassidy

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

45. “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

46. “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

47. “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

48. “I didn’t set out to be a single mom. I set out to be the best mom I could be, and that hasn’t changed.” – Anonymous

49. “Some days, she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day, it still gets done.” – Anonymous

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

Single Mom Quotes That Will Remind You of Their Sacrifice and Hardship

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

52. “The hardest part about being a single parent is not having anyone to step in and take over when you’re overwhelmed.” – Jen Smith

53. “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

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

55. “Even on the days you feel like you are falling, look around. Your child’s smile will bring you right back up.” – Anonymous

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

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

58. “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

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

Encouraging Single Mom Quotes That Will Help You Brave Life Struggles

60. “To all the single parents who are feeling lonely, stressed, overwhelmed, exhausted, and continue to pull through each day for the sake of your children, never doubt that you are good enough. You are amazing!” – Anonymous

61. “What you can do, no one else can, not even the father of your children, which is the reason he is not around.” – Anonymous

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62. “You don’t take a class. You’re thrown into motherhood and learn from experience.” – Jennie Finch

63. “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

64. “You know that as a single mom, you are everything to your children. So instead of wondering what went wrong and feeling pity, tell yourself that you have it in you to stand up on your own and face the world, and you truly can.” – Anonymous

65. “Respect to all moms doing double duty because of men failing to do their part as dads.” – John Mark Green

66. “It takes one rad mama to be a father too.” – Anonymous

67. “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

68. “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

69. “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

70. “As a single parent, you will encounter many defeats throughout your parenting journey, but you must not be defeated.” – Anonymous

Motivational Single Mom Quotes That Will Energize You To Keep On

71. “I know it’s hard being a single parent, but I’d rather do it by myself than with someone who doesn’t want to.” – Anonymous

72. “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.” – Bill Richardson

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

74. “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.” – Anonymous

75. “I see you there, Mama, trying your best. I see you showing up each day even though you feel exhausted. I see you making tough choices for your family even when you’re not sure if they are right. I see you working tirelessly even when it seems never-ending. I see you doing an amazing job even though you doubt yourself. I see you, Mama, and you are more than enough.” – Anonymous

76. “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

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

78. “Always remember that by being a single mother, you have chosen to live a life that is first dedicated to your children and then to you. You could have had it easy too, but you decided to be there for your children, so be proud of it.” – Anonymous

79. “Pride yourself in being a single, independent woman and a single mother who can take care of her life, her children, her career, and her entire home on her own.” – Anonymous

80. “You lady are one courageous one, with the heart and the strength of two parents instead of one. So be proud of yourself and know that you are not single, you are fulfilling two roles and not just one.” – Anonymous

I Am a Proud Single Mom Quotes

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

82. “I might be a single mom, but my life is filled with more love and happiness than you can ever imagine.” – Anonymous

83. “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.” – Cherie Lunghi

84. “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

85. “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

86. “I decided instead of being embarrassed of my failed marriage and ashamed of being a single mother, I was going to own it. Being the best mother you can be and giving your kids the best life possible has nothing to do with your relationship status, and you don’t have to be happily married to have a ‘picture-perfect family.’” – Amanda Stanton

87. “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.” – Anonymous

88. “I never knew how strong I was until I became a single mom and being strong was the only choice I had.” – Anonymous

89. “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

90. “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

Which Of These Quotes About Being A Single Mom Inspires You To Persevere?

We want you, single mothers, to grow and succeed. Sometimes you feel drained and stressed; remember that you are not alone. Your family, friends, and other single parents are willing to help you lessen your burdens. There are a lot of support groups or systems you can rely on if there is no significant person available to help you. And also, your child is your most important asset and will give you the motivation you need to carry on.

Use this collection when you need the motivation to overcome your difficulties or when you are down. Quotes Sharing team will provide you with the inspiration you need to go on. In the section below, please feel free to leave your thoughts.

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