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Inspirational Working Mom Quotes to Keep You Going

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Balancing the demands of work and motherhood ranks among the most intricate tightropes to traverse. Nonetheless, countless individuals, including myself, embrace this challenge daily with courage. We exhibit an incredible capacity to manage these roles, yet it’s important to acknowledge that the journey is far from effortless.

Feelings of guilt often surface when we depart for work, leaving our children behind. Equally, we experience pangs of remorse at work for not being with our children. Doubts about whether we’re truly succeeding in any of our endeavors can cast shadows on our confidence.

However, here’s the truth: we are succeeding! Our accomplishments are remarkable. It’s crucial to embrace our imperfections, as they are not only acceptable but essential. Striving for perfection isn’t the goal; rather, it’s our authenticity and relatability that matter most.

Inspirational Quotes for Working Moms

“You were born to do great things, capable of doing hard things, and are loved for doing all the things.”

“For me, being a mother made me a better professional, because coming home every night to my girls reminded me what I was working for. And being a professional made me a better mother, because by pursuing my dreams, I was modeling for my girls how to pursue their dreams. ” – Michelle Obama

“Never limit yourself. You can be a mom and pursue your dream simultaneously.”

“A happy mother is a good mother, and if work makes you hum, your whole family sings along.” – Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober

“A working mom needs a break, but never breaks.”

“There is something really empowering about saying, “I can do it all!” That’s the wonderful thing about mothers. You can because you must, so you just do.” – Kate Winslet 

“Working moms are teaching their kids a solid work ethic. You’re teaching them that we don’t just have things handed to us, and we have to work for the things we want.” 

“The balancing act of motherhood and a career, and being a wife, is something that I don’t think I’ll ever perfect, but I love the challenge of it.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

“She puts food on the table, love into her family, and good vibes into the universe.”

“I think every working mom probably feels the same thing. You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible—oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.” – Tina Fey

“There is never a moment where a working mother isn’t striving for balance.”

“Get rid of the guilt. When you’re at one place, don’t feel bad that you’re not at work; when you’re at work, don’t feel bad that you’re not at home.” – Katie Couric

“There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.”

“If I’m pursuing my goals, my kids are seeing me at my best. I am filled up, I am happy, I am not feeling empty, depleted, and therefore resentful about the fact that I’m missing out. I don’t want them to feel like I’ve sacrificed, I don’t want them to feel that burden. I always remember that a happy working woman is a happy mother.” – Shonda Rhimes

“Want to know what it takes to be a working mother? A lot. A lot of everything.”

“This struggle is real. The juggle is real. That’s why everyone should hire working mothers. They are put in crazy situations all the time and are forced to problem-solve. They are some of my most resourceful employees.” – Sara Blakely

“Be strong and don’t give up, for your work will be rewarded.”

“It’s not wrong to be passionate about your career. When you love what you do, you bring that stimulation back to your family.” – Allison Pearson

“Carry yourself as an amazing working mom, so others can appreciate your glory.”

“You are not a bad mom because you go to work each day. Similarly, you are not a failure because you left your career altogether. Choices regarding work and family are personal – there is no one-size fits all method. Anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong.” – Candace Alnaji

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Quotes for Working Moms

“I am not a bad mom because I work, and I am not a bad employee because I am a mom.” 

“Knowing I’ve got this beautiful baby to go home to makes me feel like I don’t have to play another match. I don’t need the money or the titles or the prestige. I want them, but I don’t need them. That’s a different feeling for me.” – Serena Williams

“There is something really empowering about saying, “I can do it all!” That’s the wonderful thing about mothers. You can because you must, so you just do.”

“The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” – Arianna Huffington

“Mothers give up so much, so their children can have so much.”

“When I first became a mother I suffered from serious ‘half-ass’ shame. I felt like I was mediocre at everything. I felt so stretched and so distracted (and exhausted). I said ‘Yes’ way too often in an effort to prove that I could do it all. I’ve worked so hard over the past decade to move from “What will people think” to ‘I am enough.’” – Brene Brown

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

“I think moms 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

“Even when a mother’s soul is tired, she finds strength in her family.” 

“Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.”

“Mom hard. Work hard. Repeat.” 

“I’ve learned that every working mom is Superwoman.”

“As a mom you will be criticized whether you work or stay at home. Do what is best for your family.” 

“Being a working mother instills in you a sense of determination”

“You can do anything, but you can’t do everything.” 

“Shout out to working moms. You’re doing your best, even when you think you’re at your worst.”

“When you have kids, making time to do what fulfills you, be it career or otherwise, is not selfish it’s self-care.” 

Funny Working Mom Quotes

“If you are wondering what to get the working mom in your life for her birthday, the answer is always a nap.”

“I often give myself permission to sneak away for a little ‘wine and whine’ session.”

“A working mother always shows up. She might be wearing her shirt inside out or two different colored shoes, but she shows up.”

“Someone complimented on how great I looked today and asked what I did differently, I told them it was the first time in months that I didn’t put my make-up on in the car.” 

“She appears to be just like the rest of us, but there is no way she doesn’t have two brains, several invisible appendages, and a heart made of gold. How else could she do all that she does?”

“From afar, a working mother appears to be glowing, simply radiating in her power and strength. Up close, you quickly realize that glow is sweat from racing around all the time.”

“Her “me time” is often spent in the car with a candy bar and old-school rap music as she races from one commitment to the next.”

“Whoever said, “You can do it all,” was NOT a working mother.”

“If you kept your job and kept the kids alive today, then you won at life.”

“Discovering a well-rested working mom is like discovering a unicorn.”

“Working moms: keep calm and do literally everything.”

Quotes About Mom Guilt

“Tell her she is amazing every day, because she often feels like she’s falling short.”

“The thing about mom guilt is, we all have it. Whether you are a young mom, a single mom, a co-parenting mom, a stepmom, an adoptive mom, a working mom, a stay-at-home mom, or whatever mom you are- we are all connected through the highs and lows of motherhood. We are on this journey that means the world to each of us, so much so that we beat ourselves up when we come up short. We are only human. Empower each other!” 

“Being a working mother enables you to embrace all aspects of your being.”

“You don’t ever have to balance it completely. Motherhood is a constant struggle of a little more time there, a little more time here, and feeling a little bit guilty all the time.”

“Never feel bad for doing what is necessary for your family.”

“Being a mom will always mean that you have some sort of guilt. You will always make mistakes. In some ways, the guilt makes us try to be better. When you let it overwhelm you and bring you down, it will destroy you.”

“Yes, the kids will remember you running ragged, and they will remember you burning the midnight oil at the computer, but they won’t think less of you for it. Your drive and determination will inspire them.”

“Balance is impossible; memories are better.”

“When you start envying a stay-at-home mom, remember, she probably envies you too.”

“Good moms have sticky floors, messy kitchens, laundry piles, and happy kids.”

“Don’t strive for perfection; just try to be good. Good at your job and a good mother. Everything else will fall into place.”

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Quotes for Balancing Work and Family

“We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to-do’ list.” – Michelle Obama, former First Lady

“Consistently working late is not necessarily a sign of a hard worker, but rather the inability to use time wisely.” – Victor Bretting, Entrepreneur

“You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.” – Zig Ziglar, Motivational Speaker

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” – Stephen Covey, Author and Businessman

“When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” – Anna Quindlen, Author

“Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.” – Regina Brett, Author

“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey, Author

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” – Carl Sandburg, Poet

“Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.” – Thomas Edison, Inventor


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