Celeb Quotes on Motherhood

Updated: Sep 1, 2018

While #celebmoms often appear to have it all by the horns, it’s nice to know they are human too and share in the reality of parenthood just like the rest of us. Keep reading for quotes from our favorite celeb moms that made us think, laugh, tear up, and completely relate!


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“It’s f****** hard.”

Adele, Today

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"We had family dinner every night. That's a big thing I learned from my grandmother—to spend time with your kids and listen to their dreams."

Reese Witherspoon, ET Online


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“The absolute [greatest] thing about being a parent is that every day is a fresh start. You always can say, 'Today we're going to try this!' And, if it goes horribly, you can say, 'Today we're throwing that out, and we're trying this!' That's part of what I like about being a mom in general.”

Jennifer Garner, People


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“I felt unfit all the time before. It’s nice to relax and feel like you don’t need a six-pack. I truly embrace this body. I think I might be happier pregnant. I love it.”

Chrissy Teigen, E! Online

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“I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work. I see them and I have this word in my head — respect. I also look to learn. I see these women and I think, ‘Yes, it can be balanced, it can all work out.”

Beyoncé, People


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“The great thing about having a bunch of kids is that they remind you that you're just the person who takes them to go poop. That's who you are!"

Angelina Jolie, E! Online


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“I never understood my mom until I had kids. When she would look at me like I was the first drop of water she’d seen at the end of a desert trip and go, ‘You will never understand how much I love you.’ Now I look at my kids that way and think, ‘Wow, this is a cycle.’ Lincoln won’t understand it until she decides to have kids … that’s just the way it’s supposed to be.”

Kristen Bell, Good Housekeeping


Have another favorite celeb quote on being a mom? Any ladies in the limelight that you admire? Let us know in the comments!

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