The Internet is full of Black mom quotes that tell us all of the negative things Black mothers say to their children. Trust, me I’ve Googled ‘black mom quotes’ and seen them all.  But, when I was growing up my mother had a million and one sayings, parables and quotes that she would say during the day-to-day journey of rearing and raising my sisters and I that were positive.  Now that I’m older I find myself remembering them and using her mom quotes in raising and rearing my own children.  In an ode to Black moms everywhere, here are my list of positive Black mom quotes I’ve heard a million times.  Here’s my list of quotes most Black moms live by.

Black Mom Quote 1: If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.



Black Mom Quote 2: Birds of a feather, flock together.



Black Mom Quote 3: A man will only treat you how you let him.


Black Mom Quote 4: You’re luck if you get one good friend in life.



Black Mom Quote 5: Because I said so!


Black Mom Quote 6: Cleanliness is next to Godliness!



Black Mom Quote 7: If your friends jump off a bridge, are you going to jump too?blackmomquotes7

 Black Mom Quote 8: Don’t let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya!



Black Mom Quote 9: If you lay down with dogs, you wake up with flees.



Black Mom Quote #10: What part of no don’t you understand?


These are just a few of the things my mother used to say to me.  What memorable quotes did your mom use when she was growing up?

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Cynthia Mendoza

Hello. Welcome to a blog for Black moms looking to thrive while raising kids in this hectic world and the headquarters for Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a Pittsburgh support group for Black moms. Here I write about raising my three boys, living in and loving Pittsburgh, dating my husband, gardening and all kinds of other stuff. Thanks for visiting. Stay long & come often!

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