Being A Good Mother Quotes by Gaspard Mermillod, Joyce Carol Oates, Maggie Gallagher, Michelle Obama, Agatha Christie, Jill Churchill and many others.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
And that’s the insult of it, how always it comes back to a woman being a “good” mother in the world’s eyes or a “bad” mother, how everything in a woman’s life is funneled through her body between her legs.
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason, and those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.
I think my mother taught me what not to do. She put us first, always, sometimes to the detriment of herself. She encouraged me not to do that. She’d say being a good mother isn’t all about sacrificing; it’s really investing and putting yourself higher on your priority list.
A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
Sometimes being a good mother gets in the way of being a good person.
Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals.
I fully intend to make amends and get back to being a good mother, wife, daughter, and friend.
Being a good mother, it seemed to me, meant you ran the risk of losing your child.