It’s often been said that motherhood is the most difficult job in the world. Indeed, there is no task more challenging than caring for the emotional, physical, and mental health of another human being. Too often, all of this hard work leaves mom feeling tired at best, and inadequate at worst. This Mother’s Day, we want to remind mom how strong she is. So we created weekly positive affirmations just for her. Each week features an optimistic mantra or inspiring quote to lift her spirits. Easy to print and assemble, this collection of affirmations makes the perfect gift on May 14th.

52 Weeks of Positive Affirmations:

  1. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
  2. Only I can give my children a happy mother.
  3. I am a blessing to my children.
  4. I am doing an amazing job.
  5. “A mother’s love liberates.” – Maya Angelou
  6. I am my child’s lifelong teacher.
  7. I can trust my maternal intuition.
  8. “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible” – Marion C. Garretty
  9. I am learning to be a better mother with each new day.
  10. Today I will notice the positive aspects of motherhood.
  11. “The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  12. I will take care of myself in order to be a good mother.
  13. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav
  14. I am grateful for my ability to create life.
  15. I am doing the best that I can for my children and it is enough.

  1. I am exactly what my child needs.
  2. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
  3. I become a more confident mother with each new day.
  4. I am the most important influence on my child’s life.
  5. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” -Robert Browning
  6. I am giving my children the best possible future.
  7. “In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  8. I deserve the praise that I receive as a mother.
  9. I deserve time to relax.
  10. Motherhood has revealed my strengths.
  11. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.”- Edwin Chapin
  12. Being a mother has made me feel beautiful.

  1. I am an outstanding role model for my children.
  2. I will laugh with my children today.
  3. “I know how to do anything – I’m a mom.” – Roseanne Barr
  4. I will not worry about small details today.
  5. I will turn away from judgement today.
  6. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale
  7. My children do not care about my flaws.
  8. I do not expect to be a perfect mother.
  9. I will not give attention to my insecurities today.
  10. “[Motherhood is]… an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner
  11. I have enough patience for my children today.
  12. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DiFranco
  13. I am creating positive, lifelong memories with my children.

  1. I have feelings that deserve to be recognized.
  2. I know better than anyone else what my children need.
  3. My child is alright exactly as he/she is.
  4. I make a difference in my family’s life.
  5. I am allowed to ask for help as a mother.
  6. The mistakes that I made yesterday are not important.
  7. My family sees the best in me.
  8. “A mother is a woman who shows you the light when you just see the dark.”- Grimaldos Robin
  9. I am grateful for the opportunity to raise my child.
  10. I grow with my child each day.
  11. I create order in my family’s life.
  12. The challenges that I face make me a stronger mother.

Click below to download all of the printable pages. For the best results, we recommend having them printed on quality card stock at your local printing shop. While the directions below explain how to assemble the pages into a tear-away booklet, don’t be afraid to get creative. You can punch holes in the pages and string them together with ribbon, or tuck a page into mom’s desk drawer or handbag. Whatever makes her feel most loved!

Assembling the Weekly Affirmations

Follow these simple steps to assemble a tear away booklet of affirmations.


  • Printed affirmation pages
  • Optional: one piece of chipboard
  • Paintbrush
  • PVA glue
  • Binder clips
  • A small easel on which to display the affirmations


  1. Print each of the provided affirmation pages and cut them out.
  2. Stack the affirmation pages in order on top of one another.
  3. Optional: cut chipboard to the size of the affirmation pages and place it at bottom of the stack.
  4. Attach binder clips on either side of the stack to hold it together.
  5. Using a paintbrush, paint glue along the top edge of the stacked pages. Once dry, apply two more coats.
  6. Display your affirmations on a mini easel or wrap up as a gift!

For more helpful information on how to assemble the affirmation pages, visit Playful Learning’s tear off notepad tutorial.

Once you’ve assembled the affirmation pages, don’t forget to pair it with a personal gift to make mom’s day. This is one present that lets her know you’re thinking of her every day of the year!

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