Being a mother is an incredible experience and journey. It is filled with ups and downs, and sideways and back-ways. It is a journey that you never know where it will lead. You can only hope it goes the direction you have planned. Then reality sets in and you know it doesn’t always go that way. A mother and daughter relationship is a special bond that only mothers and daughters can understand. When raising your daughter it can be a tough time going through the teen years, the changes in her and in you. Keeping a few quotes in mind for yourself and to share with your daughter can help both of you keep your sanity. Here are a few quotes to motivate both of you through those tough times.
“What The Daughter Does, The Mother Did”
This one is important to remember. When you are dealing with problems with your young teen daughter remember, you probably did those same things as well. It also helps to get her through those tough times if you can share your experiences with her. It doesn’t have to be in great detail, if you need to edit it, but sharing can really create a special bond between you two. This helps your daughter to see you as more than just her mum and as a girl who has been there, done that.
“Never Grow A Wishbone, Daughter, Where Your Backbone Should Be”
Encourage your daughter to take things into her own hands. Share with her that it is okay to stand up for what she believes in. It is necessary! Talk with her about not waiting on things to happen but make them happen by getting involved. Teach her to not let people walk over her but to instead stand up for herself. This are valuable lessons that go throughout life. She needs to know that tough times will come but she can face them and get through them.
“A Mother’s Treasure Is Her Daughter”
Share with your daughter how much you treasure her and how much she means to you. There are times in her life that she just needs to hear how much she means to someone. It can be a simple hug or a pat on the shoulder. It can just be silence when she needs to cry. Make sure she knows she is your treasure and that you are always there for her.
“A Daughter Is A Little Girl Who Grows Up To Be A Friend”
This one rings true for many mothers and daughters. She starts off as a little girl and ends up becoming a close friend that you share your most intimate secrets with. It is great when your mother-daughter relationship ends that way. Remember that those hard times as a teen or little girl will not last forever. One day you will both look back on them with laughter.
“A Daughter Is A Bundle Of Firsts That Excited And Delight, Giggles That Come From Deep Inside And Are Always Contagious, Everything Wonderful And Precious And Your Love For Her Knows No Bounds”
Don’t be afraid to laugh together and share just how special your daughter is to you. She needs to know how much she means and that your love knows no bounds. Be sure to let her know that no matter what she is always your daughter and you will be there for her. It means the world to her to know that she always has someone in her corner.