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.

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

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

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

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Black Mom Quote 5: Because I said so!

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Black Mom Quote 6: Cleanliness is next to Godliness!

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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!

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

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

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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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Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on muffymendoza.com.

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