10 Mom Quotes Perfect for Mother’s Day

mom with kids on Mother's Day

Since Mother’s Day is fast approaching, we realize you’re itching for a post full of quotes about moms that will make you laugh, cry and everything in between. We’ve got you covered. Here are 10 mom quotes that poignantly capture the essence of motherhood.

1. “I never knew how much love my heart could hold until someone called me ‘Mommy.'”
— Heather A. Stillufsen

2. “Your child will follow your example, not your advice.”
— Unknown

3. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”
— Diana, Princess of Wales

4. “I want to be a stay-at-home mom but without the kids.”
— Unknown

5. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.”
— Linda Wooten

6. “The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until the children are in bed.”
— Unknown

7. “Cleaning the house while the children are home is like shoveling while it’s still snowing.”
— Erma Bombeck

8. “Motherhood is an experiment in how long your body can function without adequate sleep or nourishment and fueled only on adrenaline, caffeine and baby smiles.”
— Unknown

9. “She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.”
— Margaret Culkin Banning

10. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.”
— Jessica Lange

Want more? Read: 14 Inspiring Quotes About Having a Baby

What’s your favorite quote about motherhood?