Am I up to the challenge of a single mom? Well, the answer is Yes. Before you get me judging, no this is not the life I wanted. But when life threw this challenge at me, I had to accept it gracefully. Single mom parenting is no different from ‘general’ parenting. Both come with the same set of challenges like sleepless nights, fussy eaters, finding the right daycare for the baby among other things. But when you are a single parent you are all on your own. There are many days when I feel overwhelmed but I find solace in some single mother quotes and messages. These quotes are the ones that resonate with me and provide me my daily dose of confidence and happiness.
Top Single Mother Quotes To Derive Their Confidence and Happiness
“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”
This one is the best, even though there are times when I get anxious and tired throughout the day. But in the end, when things turn out good my heart just swells with pride.
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“My entire life can be described in one sentence: it didn’t go as planned, and that’s okay” ~ Rachel Wolchin
As I said, this is nothing that I dreamt of, but like they say when life gives you lemons make lemonade out of it. I am doing just that.
“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face the world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel & heartless”
The day I became a single mom, I made a promise to myself that I would raise my little one in a happy environment and not instill any feelings of hate inside her, be it her dad as well. Life is too short; you never know it might make a good turn in the future. Yes, I am pretty much positive about our future.
“Even on the days, you feel like you are failing, look around. Your child’s smile will bring you right back up”
There are days when I feel like giving up entirely on myself. But then I realize my daughter is watching me and she will become what she watches. So, it’s always better to present yourself as hopeful, cheerful, and a positive person, for the kids to have a good role model.
“I am a single parent – What’s your super power?”
This is the funniest and quirkiest of the lot. Moms are superwoman, but I feel that single moms are one notch above that as well.
“She has to have four arms, four legs, two hearts and double the love. There is nothing single about a single mother”
One of the most relatable single mother quotes I have ever heard of!
This saying needs no explanation. A mother’s heart is the best place to find yourself in. She spends the entire day working hard towards keeping her child content and healthy. She needs no help in achieving anything but the best for her little one. So, there is nothing ‘single’ about a ‘single mom’.
“Keep the Faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you’re about to give up” ~ Unknown
It’s only faith and positivity which keeps me sailing in this journey called LIFE.
“Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up despite the struggles”
This one applies to everyone out there and a single mother is no different in this case.
“Don’t waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn’t a blessing — it was a lesson” ~ Paula White
Yes, I did cry initially. I felt it was necessary at that point in time. But like everything, the time to has passed and now I am much better and avoid crying at little things and the daily struggles I face.
“You can’t change people, either accept who they are or start living life without them.” ~ Unknown
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By Udita Saklani