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The Benefits of Being a Patient Mom- 10 Patience Quotes


Do you ever feel as a Mom that the days are long and your tasks are endless? There is always something needing to be done be it diapers to be changed, dinner to make, or a small family room tornado that needs to be picked up. Oh how frustrating this daily grind can be and how tempting it is to become impatient with children that are disrespectful. And what can you do when your days go off the rails and don’t go as you had planned?

Let’s bring in an old fashioned character trait, patience.

Why do we Moms need patience? What are the benefits of consistently becoming more still, more forgiving and more calm?

Sanity to the Rescue

First and foremost, being patient can help you maintain your sanity. When you’re constantly rushing and stressing out, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and burnt out. However, taking a deep breath and reminding yourself to be patient can help you stay calm and centered, even when things get chaotic. This, in turn, can make you a better mom, as you’ll be able to approach challenges with a clearer head and a more positive attitude.

Strong Bonds

Being patient can also benefit your children in numerous ways. For one thing, it can help them feel more secure and loved. When you’re patient with your children, even when they’re acting out or misbehaving, they’ll feel like they have a safe space to explore and express themselves. This can lead to stronger bonds and more meaningful relationships.


Life Skills and Confidence

In addition, being patient can help your children learn important life skills. For example, when you’re patient, you’re more likely to take the time to explain things to your child in a way that they can understand. This can help them learn important concepts and develop their cognitive abilities. Furthermore, when you’re patient, you’re more likely to allow your child to try things on their own, which can help them develop independence and confidence.

Happily Thriving

Of course, being patient as a mom isn’t always easy. There will be times when you’re exhausted, frustrated, and ready to give up. However, by making a conscious effort to be patient, you can reap the many benefits that come with this important trait. Whether you’re dealing with a tantrum, helping your child with homework, or simply trying to get through the day, remember that patience is key. By staying calm, centered, and loving, you can help your children thrive and grow into happy, healthy adults.


10 Quotes on Patience

For those of you who love quotes here are my favorite quotes on patience I think are worthy of taping on the fridge or your bathroom mirror to gently nudge us each day to choose centered patience.

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

“Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.” – Bruce Lee

“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.” – David G. Allen

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams

“I have a love-hate relationship with patience. I love it when I have it, hate it when I need it.” – Unknown

“The strongest of all warriors are these two β€” Time and Patience.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at the night and seeing the day.” -Rumi

“Patience is the key to paradise.” – Turkish Proverb

β€œThe lessons we learn from patience will cultivate our character, lift our lives, and heighten our happiness.”- Dieter F. Uchtdorf


Worth it Conclusion

So HOLD ON! Being patient as a mom isn’t always easy, but it’s well worth the effort. By staying calm, centered, and loving, you can maintain your sanity, strengthen your bonds with your children, and help them develop important life skills. So the next time you’re feeling frazzled and overwhelmed, take a deep breath, remind yourself to be patient, (memorize one of these quotes on patience) and remember all of the wonderful benefits that come with this important trait.

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