20 Famous Quotes From Celebrity Moms About Motherhood (Photos)

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Sheryl Crow loves being a mom.

Whether you are a celebrity or not, being a mom is definitely the most amazing experience that a woman will ever go through in her life. The minute a child is brought into this world, the mother sets out on a journey that is a complete emotional roller coaster, but worth every second of the ride.

Celeb moms may be high profile, but they love their kids and experience the ups and downs of parenthood just like the rest of us. Just because everyone knows who you are and you happen to have a very luxurious lifestyle does not make you exempt from the feelings of joy, unconditional love, and fear that exist while raising your children.

There are plenty of famous quotes from celebrity moms about motherhood. One of my favorites is from Sheryl Crow. She may not have biologically given birth to her two boys, but it’s easy to tell just how connected she feels to both of her adopted sons.

In regards to being a mom, Sheryl made the following comment after welcoming her first child into her family:

“Wyatt [my adopted son] is definitely all mine. Little souls find their way to you whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s.”

Didn’t Sheryl sum up parenthood beautifully?

To see 20 more famous quotes from celebrity moms about motherhood, check out our slide show below.

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  • Amanda Peet 1 of 20
    Amanda Peet
    "One surprise of motherhood for me was how little control I have. I thought it would be a blissful romance with me at the helm, cuddling this little creature. It's been bittersweet and humbling to let her lead and to not try to be perfect myself."
  • Julia Roberts 2 of 20
    Julia Roberts
    "I try to call my mother, Betty, with more regularity because I think, What if Hazel didn't call me for two weeks? I'm able to see her mothering now from a different vantage point."
  • Nia Vardalos 3 of 20
    Nia Vardalos
    "Becoming a mom to me means you have accepted that for the next 16 years of your life, you will have a sticky purse."
  • Tina Fey 4 of 20
    Tina Fey
    "I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: 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."
  • Jamie Lee Curtis 5 of 20
    Jamie Lee Curtis
    "As a mom, you have to look at how much time you're spending with your kids. There is nothing you will regret more in your life — nothing — than not being present for your children."
  • Faith Hill 6 of 20
    Faith Hill
    "Before, my career came first. All I had to think about was myself. Now my children prevail. It doesn't mean my career is less important; I just have to position things differently."
  • Heidi Klum 7 of 20
    Heidi Klum
    "You come into our house and a giant elephant and lion are welcoming you. We have toys and things everywhere."
  • Katie Holmes 8 of 20
    Katie Holmes
    I'm so cool with every stage my daughter goes through. I just think she's amazing."
  • Maria Shriver 9 of 20
    Maria Shriver
    "Having kids — the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings — is the biggest job anyone can embark on. As with any risk, you have to take a leap of faith and ask lots of wonderful people for their help and guidance. I thank God every day for giving me the opportunity to parent."
  • Salma Hayek 10 of 20
    Salma Hayek
    "When Valentina was not even 1 month old, my aunt [gave me the best advice]: 'Put her to sleep yourself every night. Sing to her and cradle her in your arms and sit by her side — every night. Because one day you won't be able to, and it's going to happen really fast."
  • Angie Harmon 11 of 20
    Angie Harmon
    "My children are my life ... It's not like I don't have my own wants and and dreams anymore — it's just that the kids come first."
  • Katie Couric 12 of 20
    Katie Couric
    "I don't always have a lot of energy, but my kids almost always revitalize me."
  • Kate Hudson 13 of 20
    Kate Hudson
    "My favorite thing about my son is that he comes home from school and the clothes go flying! Like, clothes off, right down to the undies."
  • Sarah Jessica Parker 14 of 20
    Sarah Jessica Parker
    "As a working mother high heels don't really fit into my life anymore — but in a totally wonderful way. I would much rather think about my son than myself."
  • Mariska Hargitay 15 of 20
    Mariska Hargitay
    "Before you have kids, when you're on a plane and there's a screaming kid, all you can think is, Give me earplugs! As soon as I became a mom, though, I got it. You find yourself asking, 'What can I do? You want me to hold him?"
  • Meryl Streep 16 of 20
    Meryl Streep
    "When your kids come home, they don't necessarily want to talk to you. They just want to know you're standing there, ready to talk."
  • Uma Thurman 17 of 20
    Uma Thurman
    "You know how parents rattle on to you about, 'Oh, you won't believe your life will never be the same,' and you think, Why can't these people just get over it? All they're doing is yakking about their kids. It's such a bore. And then you have kids and you just want to do the same thing."
  • Gwyneth Paltrow 18 of 20
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    "I think what surprised me the most about motherhood, as sentimental as it sounds, is how much I love my kids. I mean, I just can't believe it. It's like a whole new dimension in emotion that I've never experienced."
  • Ellen Pompeo 19 of 20
    Ellen Pompeo
    Of course, nobody does everything right, but as long as your baby is the priority, that's the best you can do."
  • Nicole Kidman 20 of 20
    Nicole Kidman
    "My instinct is to protect my children from pain. But adversity is often the thing that gives us character and backbone. It's always been a struggle for me to back off and let my children go through difficult experiences."

 

 

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