I've learned that every working mom is a superwoman.— Uma Thurman
Charming Working Mom quotations
[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.
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
I think it's a tough road if you're a stay-at-home mom, a working mom, if you have a partner, if you don't. It's the best job in the world, and the toughest job in the world all at the same time.
I do work too hard sometimes, but my mom is such an inspiration.
She tells me to 'chill out' and not take things so seriously. She will say: 'Go and have a massage.'
I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this.
She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up.
Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.
Being a working mom is not easy. You have to be willing to screw up at every level.
I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day.
This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
There are days when I struggle with wanting to be a full-time, stay-at-home mom, and feeling guilty about that because I work.
Women work as much as men now, if not more.
There's a resurgence of dads in the home and moms working.
My mom died of cancer when I was really young.
I'm not someone who tries to work out their own stuff with a role, but I think that happened despite my best efforts to keep myself separate from it.
I'm also crazy about Pilates Plus, which I do three times a week.
The class is 55 minutes, head to toe. In that short amount of time, I've done everything I need to do. And for a working mom, what could be better?
When you're in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you're doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary.
A miracle is a single mom who works two jobs to care for her kids and still helps them with their homework at night. A miracle is a child donating all the money in their piggy bank to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. That's where you'll find the hand and face of God.
I'm a working mom, not a professional athlete, but I am a runner and that's a special club.
We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive.
You go through big chunks of time where you're just thinking, 'this is impossible - oh,this is impossible'. And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.
And some people say Jesus wasn't Jewish.
Of COURSE he was Jewish! 30 years old, single, lives with his parents, come on! He works in his father's business, his mom thought he was God's gift, he's Jewish! Give it up!
You can be a good mom and still work out, get your rest, have a career - or not.
My mother encouraged me to find that balance.
We need to recognize the incredible challenges that so many parents face, especially working moms. We need to join the rest of the advanced world.
Maybe mom is my alter ego and the woman I'm able to be when I'm working.
My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals.
He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.
No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.
I think to have a regular job and be a mom is not as, of course there are challenges, but it's not like being on set.
Being a working mommy is something I've always wanted to be.
My mother is my biggest role model and she showed me how to do it right.
Well, being a working mommy is something I've always wanted to be.
My mother is my biggest role model and she showed me how to do it right. She was very present in our lives and has a great career of her own. Same with my father. So I knew it was possible going in to stay closely connected to my children while also chasing big dreams.
~I don't always have a lot of energy, but my kids almost always revitalize me.
Of course like any working mom, sometimes I'm guilt-ridden. I think I should be sitting down doing an educational computer game with Carrie or taking Ellie to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These kids are such sponges, and I should be taking advantage of that.~
My mom worked in restaurants for 60 years, and what I learned from her is a lot.
But if I had to boil it down, take your work very seriously, but don't take yourself too seriously. Work harder than everyone else and never complain about it. Don't go to bed if you're not proud of the product of your day; stay awake until you are.
I don't think it makes a difference if you have children or you don't have children. I think it's all in the head about how you feel and, I don't know, I always like to be active and work out and eat right and just be active so I never see it as, oh when you're a mom you can't be sexy or you can't be in lingerie anymore looking good.
It is less dangerous to draw a cartoon of Allah French-kissing Uncle Sam — which, let me make it very clear, I have not done — than it is to speak honestly about [working moms].
I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
My parents were working class folks. My dad was a bartender for most of his life, my mom was a maid and a cashier and a stock clerk at WalMart. We were not people of financial means in terms of significant financial means. I always told them, 'I didn't always have what I wanted. I always had what I needed.' My parents always provided that.
My mom was a waitress, and my dad was a plumber who worked for the City of San Clemente fixing mains breaks, so not too glamorous.
Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.