New Mom Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old new mom quotes, new mom sayings, and new mom proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. Erma Bombeck
There's no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill
Here's a tip for new parents: Start lowering those expectations early, it's going to pay off later. "Colson Whitehead "
I hate when new parents ask who the baby looks like. It was born 15 minutes ago, it looks like a potato. Will Ferrell
As any new parent knows, you're only too happy to show off your new child and, you know, proclaim that he is the best looking or the best everything. Prince William
Your top job as a new parent is to love your baby like crazy. After showering her with affection, your next two important jobs are to feed her and to calm her when she cries. Harvey Karp
The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing. Kin Hubbard
A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man. George Eliot
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. Sophia Loren
We never know the love of the parent for the child till we become parents. Henry Ward Beecher
It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. Joyce Maynard
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. C. Everett Koop
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. Franklin P. Adams
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. Van Buren
A new baby is like the beginning of all things. Wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. Eda Leshan
Your children need your presence more than your presents. Jesse Jackson
The joy in motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times, but amid the challenges there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction. M. Russell Ballard
There is growing consensus that new parents need help. Information, advice, practical assistance, and that infants and toddlers need stimulation as well as care and nurture. Sheila Kamerman
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. Victor Hugo
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up. Phyllis Diller
What advice can we give to new mothers? Their children need to work at an interesting occupation, they should not be helped unnecessarily, nor interrupted, once they have begun to do something intelligent. Maria Montessori
For plain and fancy worrying. Give me a new mother every time. Shirley Jackson
I never knew motherhood could be so truly gratifying until I had Natasha. Natalie Wood
Only mothers can think of the future, because they give birth to it in their children. Maxim Gorky