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Sometimes I look around my living room and think, “What the heck happened in here?”
I cleaned and organized it literally 7 minutes ago, and it’s already a complete disaster.
On occasion I can laugh it off and I hear an old granny voice in my head saying, “oh, they’re only young once, Deary.”
Other times, my blood boils, I feel exasperated because my house won’t be clean for like a million years, and I moan, “why do they always drop everything in the middle of the walkway?!?!?”
Motherhood Is A Marathon Not A Fast Walk To The Pantry For Chocolate
I’m pretty sure that deep down, we all know that we love our children and that a clean house is not THE most important thing in the world.
But it would be nice to feel like the never-ending treadmill of laundry, cooking, dishes, and cleaning up would somehow grind to a halt and we’d get a little break.
Going to the pantry for chocolate is one of my favorite breaks, by the way. But I digress…
As moms, it’s important to take care of ourselves and to set boundaries with the kids. However, with parenting, there will always be certain things we can’t avoid, like picking up messes that appear out of nowhere.
Today, let these quotes and inspiring words remind you of the joy and blessings of motherhood— that it’s all worth it in the end, and that some things in life are even better than a clean path from the living room to the kitchen.
27 Quotes With Humor And Encouragement For New Moms
“No matter how much I say I love you, I always love you more than that.” – Unknown
“90% of parenting is just thinking about when you can lie down again” -unknown
“Our peace can’t rest in the false idea that nothing bad will ever happen. Our peace comes from the fact that EVEN WHEN bad things happen, God is with us, He will help us, and He can redeem any situation.” -Heather Goffrier
“A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller and a home happer.” -unknown
“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” -Audrey Hepburn
“They eat, they crap, they sleep. And if they’re crying they need to do one of the three and they’re having trouble doing it. Real simple.” -Matthew McConaughey
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“A mothers’ joy begins when new life is stirring inside…when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.” -unknown.
“You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep” -unknown
“She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” -Atticus
“Being a parent is like folding a fitted sheet; no one really knows how.” -unknown
“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank
“You are enough. You can learn to be confident in your mom skills and stop comparison from eating you up!” -Heather Goffrier
“Your most valuable parenting skill is learning to manage yourself first.” -Dr. Laura Markham
Motherhood Is Hard– Don’t Give Up!
“I love cleaning up messes I didn’t make. So I became a mom.” -unknown
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever.” -Unknown"Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever." -Unknown #newmom #motherhood #momlife Click To Tweet
“Moms are not perfect– we are being perfected.” -Sue Detweiler
“All mothers are working mothers.” -Unknown
“Parenting is one of the easiest things in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do.” -Matt Walsh
“Need to wake up your baby? Quietly go into your room and rest your head on your pillow.” -unknown
We Can All Use A Bit Of Encouragement As Moms
“When you’re in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you’re doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary.” – Connie Schultz
“The funny thing about kids is, they are the reason we lose it and the reason we hold it together.” -unknown
“A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.” –Unknown
“I don’t want to sleep like a baby; I want to sleep like my husband.” -unknown"I don't want to sleep like a baby; I want to sleep like my husband." -unknown. #babysleep #newmom Click To Tweet
“You have my whole heart, for my whole life.” -unknown
“I never knew how much love my heart could hold, until someone called me Mommy.” -Heather Stillufsen
“Welcome to parenthood. Where going to the grocery store by yourself is now considered a vacation.” -unknown
“A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” –unknown
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