115+ Best Single Mom Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mom is mother; a female parent. Inspirational single mom quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Powerful Collection of Most Famous Single Mom Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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 – Unknown

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I don’t think I realised how stressed I was, being a single parent. It was really, really stressful. It’s not easy on anybody – Reese Witherspoon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 – Kemmy Nola

I can understand why a single parent, working two jobs, would find it easier to stop at McDonald’s with the kids rather than cook something from scratch at home – Eric Schlosser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 think it’s really important for every mother to find their own way. – Solange Knowles

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

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

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

Before becoming a mom, I never knew how good I had it to just spend time at a spa for a few hours. Now, those days are far and between. So when I have an hour, it’s all about the mani and pedi – Tia Mowry

I know how to do anything, I’m a mom – Roseanne Barr

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

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

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

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

Career is important, but nothing really supersedes my role as a mother. – Halle Berry

Single parent situations drive poverty and often lead to unsupervised kids. Many boys growing up without fathers often feel angry and abandoned. Thus, they seek comfort in all the wrong places – Bill O’Reilly

Single mothers bright, attractive, available women, thousands of them all over London they were the best invention Will had ever heard of – Nick Hornby

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

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

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

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

Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything. – Unknown

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

Mothers are the necessity of invention – Bill Watterson

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

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

There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood. – Elder M. Russell Ballard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. – Robert Browning

Mothers are the necessity of invention. – Bill Watterson

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

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

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

Mom – a title just above the queen. – Unknown

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

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

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

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