17 Inspirational Stay at Home Mom Quotes

Being a stay at home mom is one of the toughest jobs around. Check out these stay at home mom quotes to help encourage us on those days that we need it most!

Here are 17 insanely inspirational stay at home mom quotes. Be sure to save this later or print your favorites!

Inspirational Mom Quotes

“The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.”

Jodi Picoult

“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.”


“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will find forgiveness.” 

Honore De Balzac

 “No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” 

Sara Josepha Hale

“A child’s first teacher is its mother.”

Peng Liyuan

“Your most valuable parenting skill is learning to manage yourself first.” 

Dr. Laura Markham

“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.”


“Finding balance as a mother means accepting your imperfections.”

Mary Organizes

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”


“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.”

Erich Fromm

“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”

Ricki Lake

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

Jill Churchill

“I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”

Mitch Albom

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”

Robert Browning

“Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.”


“It’s not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.”

Ann Landers

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

Rudyard Kipling

What are your favorite stay at home mom quotes? Share in the comments, I would love to hear them!


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Kristen is the founder and content creator at Mom Managing Chaos where she teaches busy moms how to simplify and organize their life and finances. She writes about frugal living, budgeting, productivity and organization.