Did you know that self-care is super important for moms? It’s essential that we take some time for ourselves, even if it’s just a few minutes each day. That’s why I’ve put together this list of self-care quotes for moms. Reading these quotes is a great way to remind yourself to take care of yourself, and to find some inspiration to keep going.

Self-Care Quotes for Moms

  • You are worth the quiet moment. You are worth the deeper breaths and you are worth the time it takes to slow down, be still, and rest. – Morgan Harper Nichols
  • Self Care is giving the world the best of you instead of what’s left of you. – Katie Reed
  • Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can. — Unknown
  • It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions. — Faith Hill
  • Don’t forget you’re human. It’s okay to have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Refocus on where you’re headed. — Unknown

Self-care quotes for mothers

  • You carry so much love in your heart. Give some to yourself. — R. Z

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  • Do something nice for yourself today. Find some quiet, sit in stillness, breathe. Put your problems on pause. You deserve a break.— Akiroq Brost
  • If you are to be a light for those you love, you must find ways to nourish yourself, to feed your fire & keep it burning. — Unknown
  • In order to help others effectively, we have to fill our own cups first. — Unknown
  • Self-care has become a new priority – the revelation that it’s perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs. — Frances Ryan
  • Give yourself permission to pause, breathe, and be kind to yourself. — Unknown

self-care quotes for mom

  • There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you’ll miss by not filling yourself up.— Jennifer Williamson

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  • When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better. — Solange Knowles
  • I also learned what I and many other wives were doing wrong. We were neglecting ourselves. We were born women yet were taking care of our roles as mom, employee, or wife before we took care of ourselves. But in order to adequately fulfill those roles, we have to put ourselves first. — Elona Washington
  • A woman who understands the importance of taking care of herself is a woman who will be able to take better care of her family and her home. — Stephanie Prendergast
  • In my own deepening understanding of myself, I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be. — Mary Anne Radmacher
  • Taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your kids. — Unknown

self-care quotes for new moms

  • By taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than I do when I am running on empty. —  Ali Washington

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  • Have patience with all things. But, first of all with yourself. — St. Francis de Sales
  • Self-care is taking all the pressures you are facing right now, and deciding to which you will respond, and how. — Imani Shola
  • Take care of yourself first, so that you can take care of others. — Unknown
  • Sometimes asking for help also means you are helping yourself. – Renuka Pitre
  • Don’t let your fear of being judged stop you from asking for help when you need it. — Unknown

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  • Self-care is the number one solution to helping somebody else. If you are being good to yourself and your body and your psyche, that serves other people better because you will grow strong enough to lift someone else up. — Mary Lambert

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  • It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary. – Mandy Hale
  • Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too. – L.R. Knost
  • Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable. — Jackie Viramontez
  • Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean you’re being selfish. It means you understand that your well-being is essential to taking care of others. — Unknown
  • Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. — Ralph Marston

self-care quotes for parents

  • To be a good parent, you need to take care of yourself so that you can have the physical and emotional energy to take care of your family. — Unknown

Final Thoughts

Motherhood is hard, and it’s important to take care of yourself. These self-care quotes for moms will help you remember to put your own needs first. Use them as a reminder every day that you are worth taking care of. You are doing an amazing job, Mama! xoxo

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Hermione M.

My name is Hermione. I am the founder of WomenH and I write about women's health, wellness, mental health, and personal growth. I created this platform to inspire women to take care of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally to become their best selves. Thank you for stopping by.

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