40 Quotes That All Boy Moms Will Understand

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There are some things in life that only moms of boys truly understand because let’s be honest being a mom of boys is our greatest blessing, but also at times is our biggest struggle.

Thank goodness there are heartwarming mom quotes we can turn to when things get more challenging when raising kids, but sometimes do you feel like mom quotes don’t always resonate with us boy moms?

Being a mom to boys is one of the most extraordinary experiences a mom can have! We get to be their first love and watch them grow up to be amazing men, husbands, and fathers.

But along the way, we get to teach them all the fun things like how to treat girls with respect, how to put the seat down 5000 times a day, how to not talk like a sailor, and how to be an outstanding citizen, and of course, how to flush the toilet! Definitely not an easy task for us moms!

So we are sharing 40 boy mom quotes which will have you laughing, crying, reminiscing, and just really giving you all the good feels about being a mom to boys!

“There are some things in life that only moms of boys …”

While they are sweet and loving beings who fill our homes and hearts with love, laughter, and joy, they can also be a handful.

“Thank goodness there are …”

The reason behind this is definitely the fact that raising a son is much more different from raising a daughter. The kind of values we impart to them vary from the discussions we have with daughters.

Although generalizing is not something we do, let’s face the fact that raising a daughter is often easier than taming a little son.

“Being a mom to boys …”

25 quotes that all boy mom's understand

40 Boy Mom Quotes just For Boy Moms

The delicate bonding between a mother and a son needn’t any explanation. Though both parents play a significant role in a child’s, yet as they say, opposites attract. While a son is more of a Mamma’s boy, a daughter seems more of a Daddy’s girl. No wonder a son’s first love is mostly his mom.

As a mother, the onus lies in becoming your son’s role model and teaching him valuable life lessons. It would help him grow into a mature and responsible individual.

If there’s a whiteboard in his room, writing a thoughtful quote daily would be a great way to instill virtues in him. Below are some interesting and inspirational quotes. Each has a special significance. It will help you when planning to write something special or touchy for your son.

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

Irish Proverb

Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.


My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.

Michael Jordan

A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.

Washington Irving

Raising boys has made me a more generous woman than I really am. Undoubtedly, there are other routes to learning the wishes and dreams of the presumably opposite sex, but I know of none more direct, or more highly motivating, than being the mother of sons.

Mary Kay Blakely

A boy’s best friend is his mother.

Joseph Stefano

To wake up to the sound of my son saying ‘Mama, mama!’ It’s the best sound ever.

Miranda Kerr

To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.

Shannon L. Alder

Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart.


The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.

Sarah Shahi

There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son.


A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it.

W. D. Howells

So there’s this boy. He kinda stole my heart. He calls me ‘mom’.


Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always.

A.E. Coppard

Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Mother is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all — how to love.

T. F. Hodge

[My mom]’s a cool chick. We can hang, and she can roll with the punches.

Bradley Cooper

When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

Pablo Picasso

Mothers see the angel in us because the angel is there. If it’s shown to the mother, the son has got an angel to show, hasn’t he? When a son cuts somebody’s throat the mother only sees it’s possible for a misguided angel to act like a devil – and she’s entirely right about that

Booth Tarkington

But a mother-son relationship is not a coequal one, is it? He is lonely with only you just as you are lonely with only him.

If a man has been his mother’s undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.

Sigmund Freud

To many a mother’s heart has come to the disappointment of a loss of power, a limitation of influence when early manhood takes the boy from the home, or when even before that time, in school, or where he touches the great world and begins to be bewildered with its controversies, trade and economics and politics make their imprint even while his lips are dewy with his mother’s kiss.

J. Ellen Foster

Mothers yielding Bibles, contemplating smearing the blood of lamb chops over her doorway. Anything to keep her son alive another day.

Antonia Perdu

You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic. When you don’t,  you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother’s son.

Witold Gombrowicz

To my son, never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the man I know you can be.


Every mother hopes her daughter will marry a better man than she did and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father

Martin Andersen Nexo.

Men are what their mothers made them

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of course, my son has been the center of my life and will always be the center of my love. When he was young, I was the rock in his life. Now that I am old, he is the rock in my life

Hyacinth Mottley

I live for my sons. I would be lost without them

Princess Diana

A small son can charm himself into and out of most things

Jenny de Vries

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged

Louisa May Alcott

Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free

C.J. Milbrandt

When I was a child, my mother told me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso

Pablo Picasso

My mother was a Sunday school teacher. So I am a byproduct of prayer. My mom just kept on praying for her son

Steve Harvey

Listen, my son, to your father’s instructions, and do not forsake your mother’s teaching

Proverbs 1:8

Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes, and enjoy the journey

Kirsten Wreggi

Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it

Augustus Hare

Who’s a boy going to talk to if not his mother?

Donald E. Westlake

You will be his first kiss, love, and friend. You’re his momma, and he is your whole world. He is your little boy 


No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed

Godfrey Win

There you have it, mama! 40 boy mom quotes that only you get!

Being a mom to boys is the best, don’t you think? We are their first love and we are the ones that get to teach them to be amazing husbands and fathers.

Yes, being a mom to boys is hard and the only ones who truly understand that struggle are other moms of boys.

There are surely days when you want to scream into a pillow or take a long walk outside in the fresh air just to escape the chaos that ensues at home when your little boys are running around and creating sheer havoc.

Hopefully, these boy mom quotes will help you on those hard days to give you something to laugh about, cry about, and help you get through those tough days of being a mom to boys!

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