Most mothers, when being honest, will say that there is nothing more precious, nor more difficult, than raising children. While all parents have to deal with the challenges of family-life, mothers have long been faced with a higher level of social expectation. Struggles for women’s rights all throughout time and across borders have been almost invariably connected to the balance between public life and private (family) life. When women fought to be able to attend school and have access to the job market, they quickly realized that it would require a change in how we as a society viewed the role of the mother, and the father who suddenly had to be more involved.
For these celeb moms, it remains important that in discussing motherhood, we acknowledge the special circumstances working women face in these excitingly modern times. It may not be all sunshine and lollipops, but in the end, these women are proud to say that they work hard to maintain successful careers and homes. Here are some of our favourite mommy quotes to date.