Affirmations for single moms

Affirmations for single moms

  • “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
  • Only I can give my children a happy mother.
  • I am a blessing to my children.
  • I am doing an amazing job.
  • “A mother’s love liberates.” – Maya Angelou
  • I am my child’s lifelong teacher.
  • I can trust my maternal intuition.
  • “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible” – Marion C. Garretty
  • I am learning to be a better mother with each new day.
  • Today I will notice the positive aspects of motherhood.
  • “The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  • I will take care of myself in order to be a good mother.
  • “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav
  • I am grateful for my ability to create life.
  • I am doing the best that I can for my children and it is enough
  • I am exactly what my child needs.
  • “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
  • I become a more confident mother with each new day.
  • I am the most important influence on my child’s life.
  • “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” -Robert Browning
  • I am giving my children the best possible future.
  • “In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • I deserve the praise that I receive as a mother.
  • I deserve time to relax.
  • Motherhood has revealed my strengths.
  • “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.”- Edwin Chapin
  • Being a mother has made me feel beautiful.
  • I am an outstanding role model for my children.
  • I will laugh with my children today.
  • “I know how to do anything – I’m a mom.” – Roseanne Barr
  • I will not worry about small details today.
  • I will turn away from judgement today.
  • “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale
  • My children do not care about my flaws.
  • I do not expect to be a perfect mother.
  • I will not give attention to my insecurities today.
  • “[Motherhood is]… an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner
  • I have enough patience for my children today.
  • “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DiFranco
  • I am creating positive, lifelong memories with my children.
  • I have feelings that deserve to be recognized.
  • I know better than anyone else what my children need.
  • My child is alright exactly as he/she is.
  • I make a difference in my family’s life.
  • I am allowed to ask for help as a mother.
  • The mistakes that I made yesterday are not important.
  • My family sees the best in me.
  • “A mother is a woman who shows you the light when you just see the dark.”- Grimaldos Robin
  • I am grateful for the opportunity to raise my child.
  • I grow with my child each day.
  • I create order in my family’s life.
  • The challenges that I face make me a stronger mother.
  • Just as the needs of my children matter, so do my own.
  • I trust my intuition to make intentional parenting choices and decisions.
  • I am capable of amazing things if I believe it to be true and act.
  • I am brave and courageous for trying even when I think I can’t do it.
  • I accept where I am in life and will make the most of today.
  • In the eyes, mind and heart of my child, I am a good mom.
  • Today I will find peace in being good enough because perfection is impossible.
  • Everything thing I do serves a purpose for my family.
  • Taking care of myself makes me a better mom because I parent from abundance, not from lack thereof.
  • I give myself permission to do something to nurture ME
  • My love and connection helps my child above all else.
  • Everything is exactly the way it needs to be in order to learn the lessons I need the most.
  • Loving my children is more important than loving every moment of motherhood.
  • I am a good mom, even as I work to become a better one.
  • I am the exact parent my child needs to blossom so I don’t need to compare myself to others.
  • There is peace and love in my home, even in the midst of chaos.
  • I am grateful for the time with my kids today.
  • My family appreciates and loves me, even when they forget to tell me so.
  • I will do my best as a mom, and that will always be enough.
  • Motherhood is not made up of one success or failure, but rather by the sum of my parenting choices.
  • I forgive myself for being an imperfect parent. Today I will let go of the guilt weighing on my shoulders.
  • Giving my child time and attention is more important than giving them material things.
  • I am what my child needs. Worrying about what others think only distracts me from being the parent I need to be.
  • Today I will love fiercely, laugh freely and live courageously. I can never get today back.
  • One bad day does not make me a bad mom. One bad day makes me human.
  • Taking care of myself is a responsibility I will model to my children without guilt.
  • Establishing personal boundaries and sticking to them helps me remember that I am important too.
  • The best moms are the ones who struggle the most. It means they care enough do better.
  • I will push through challenges so that my struggles today will become my strengths tomorrow.
  • A successful relationship with my child is not defined by what we have but by the time we spent together.
  • I will let go of how I think today is supposed to go and accept how it imperfectly happens.
  • I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. Psalms 139:14
  • Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. John 1:12
  • So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27
  • Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. Jeremiah 1:5
  • But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9
  • Mother, know you can’t do it all, all of the time. And thank God it’s not all about me, because then it would all be up to you.
  • I’m only one person, and as long as you are doing your best to show your children you love them, and provide for them. You are enough.
  • God will stand in the gap, and make things happen where you may, or think you may fall short.
  • I am a beloved child of God.
  • I can do hard things.
  • I am loved.
  • I am successful.
  • I am honest and operate with dignity.
  • I am excellent at what I do.
  • I am a leader and my team believes in me.
  • Today I am bursting with energy and overflowing with joy.
  • I have been given endless talents that I can use today.
  • I have what I need inside of me to pursue my dreams.
  • Creativity flows through me.
  • Happiness is a choice. I base my happiness on my own accomplishments and the blessings I’ve been given.
  • My ability to conquer my challenges is limitless; my potential to succeed is infinite.
  • I am courageous and I stand up for myself
  • My thoughts are positive and my blessing plentiful
  • I have a unique voice and my opinions matter
  • Many people look up to me and recognize my worth; I am admired.
  • I acknowledge my own self-worth; my confidence is soaring.
  • I am a powerhouse; I am indestructible.
  • My life is just beginning
  • I am the only one that can give my children a happy mother
  • I am a blessing to my children
  • I can trust my maternal intuition
  • I am learning to be a better mom each day.
  • I will take care of myself in order to be a good mother
  • My best is enough
  • Today I will notice and appreciate the positive aspects of being a mother
  • I will embrace the joy of today and not dwell on what is not to be.
  • My children do not care about my flaws
  • I have feelings that deserve to be recognized
  • Asking for help does not make me a failure.
  • I am calm and peaceful under pressure
  • I take care of my mind body and soul
  • I am going to be ok.

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