10 Inspirational Mother's Day Quotes

Whether expecting, a newbie or already in the trenches, remember that being a mom can be difficult at times for anyone. In honor of Mother's Day, some uplifting quotes (and a few funny ones!) to make you smile.

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The Power of Mom

Never underestimate a mom — or what she will do for her children.

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power." — Maya Angelou in her 1969 memoir

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No One Is Perfect

From the perfect-enough pregnancy to the "okayest" mom in the land, remember one thing:

"You don't need to be extreme to have a healthy baby. You just have to use common sense." — Alice Domar, Ph.D., co-author of Be Happy Without Being Perfect

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There's Nothing Like A Mother's Touch

"Mother's hold their children's hand for a short while, but their hearts forever." — Unknown

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Motherhood, Inc

One vacation day a year?! That's all I get?!

We call it Mother's Day, but technically you still have to work.

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You're One in A Million

"There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one." — Jill Churchhill

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You're Not Alone

"When you are a mother you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always thinks twice, once for herself and once for her child." — Sophia Loren

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Supermom

"There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are super mom." — Stephanie Precourt

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Busy, Busy, Busy ... But Worth It

"Good moms have dirty laundry, sticky floors, mismatch socks, tired eyes, happy kids and unlimited love." — Vanessa Barker

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Everyone Has One Of Those Days

All of these moms are on Pinterest making their own soap and reindeer-shaped treats, and I'm like "I took a shower and kept the kids alive."

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Memories Of Your Own Mother

"Sooner or later we all quote our mothers."

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