18 Quotes Honoring Mom for Mother’s Day

Hey everyone!  Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Being a mother is such a special privilege that it’s hard to describe in words. Here’s are some of the best attempts with 18 Quotes Honoring Mom for Mother’s Day along with some of my favorite mom photographs!

Our Favorite Quotes Honoring Mom

“Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.” — SOPHOCLES

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

“A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —  UNKNOWN

“Men are what their mothers made them.” — RALPH WALDO EMERSON

“As is the mother, so is her daughter.” — EZEKIEL 16:4

“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” — DOROTHY, THE GOLDEN GIRLS

“As my mom always said, ‘You’d rather have smile lines than frown lines.'” – CINDY CRAWFORD

“[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” — GILDA RADNER

“She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great – but how to laugh through it.” — LIZA MINELLIE

“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” — HENRY WARD BEECHER

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” — AGATHA CHRISTIE

(thank you to Andi Diamond for this amazing portrait of Jeanine and James!)

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES

“Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” —DOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER

“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —SUSAN GALE

“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” — LIN YUTANG


“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” and so in you the child your mother lives on and through your family continues to live… so at this time look after yourself and your family as you would your mother for through you all she will truly never die.” – OSHO

“Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother’s Love.” – MAUREEN HAWKINS

“Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – ELIZABETH STONE

We hope you enjoyed our 18 Quotes honoring Mom for Mother’s Day! If you want some really unique photos of you and your littles, we are doing a Mermaids and Pirates of the Caribbean inspired specialty shoot this year for Mother’s Day Weekend on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. Call the studio at (813) 994-4552 for availability. Limited time slots remaining!!!


Jeanine & Carly

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Jeanine McLeod Professional PortraitJeanine McLeod is the owner of Cloud 9 Studios, a Florida based photography studio located just north of Tampa in Wesley Chapel. They specialize in family, children and baby photography and love helping families celebrate their love of family with fun, fresh and beautiful portraits.