Top 44 Stay-At-Home Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Stay-At-Home Quotes from famous people such as Stephanie Coontz, Alissa Quart, Stacey Dash, Angela Kinsey, Drew Barrymore, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Contrary to myth, 'The Feminine Mystique' and feminism

Contrary to myth, ‘The Feminine Mystique’ and feminism did not represent the beginning of the decline of the stay-at-home mother but a turning point that led to much stronger legal rights and ‘working conditions’ for her.
Stephanie Coontz
The list of costly services that supplement some children’s public education is growing longer and now includes consultants, tutors, and test prep. That’s in addition to the homework help some stay-at-home parents can afford to provide.
Alissa Quart
Stay-at-home mothers are building our future. And I feel like if we had more of them, our society would not be in such a decline.
Stacey Dash
I think it’s a tough road if you’re a stay-at-home mom, a working mom, if you have a partner, if you don’t. It’s the best job in the world, and the toughest job in the world all at the same time.
Angela Kinsey
I’m a real stay-at-home mom. I’m really hands-on. Everything else became secondary.
Drew Barrymore
I tried being a stay-at-home mom for eight weeks. I like the stay-at-home part. Not too crazy about the mom aspect.
Ali Wong
I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn’t suit me.
Claire Danes
Working mums and stay-at-home mums get a tough time. You’re damned if you do and damned if you son’t. You just have to do what’s right for you and not listen to what the mummy brigade say.
Holly Willoughby
My mother was a stay-at-home mum and my father was an RAF pilot.
Esme Young
When my daughter was born, I was a stay-at-home dad for the first two years.
Sean Maher
In my neighborhood growing up, 8, 10,12 kids were the norm. Those stay-at-home moms would handle so much physically and emotionally. Even in my early teens, I could tell those ladies were something.
Bonnie Hunt
While crime is indeed up in some cities in the last month or so since the stay-at-home orders lifted, crime is nonetheless down overall for 2020. Indeed, violent crime has trended downward now for decades.
Heather Cox Richardson
I knew unequivocally I wanted children and that I wanted for at least a certain stretch of time to be a stay-at-home mom.
Doris Burke
In the beginning, I was a stay-at-home dad. So I could actually focus on being a rapper. I could write. I could come up with ideas.
I’ve nothing against stay-at-home mums, but I love going to work, I love what I do and I wouldn’t want to start resenting my home life if I was staying home 365 days a year.
Keeley Hawes
As a working mother, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself. As a stay-at-home mother, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself. As a twenty something with no job prospects or life partner in sight, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself.
Karen Finerman
But a married spouse at whatever income level is almost always going to improve the economy of a household over a lifetime, whether that spouse is adding the proceeds of a minimum-wage job or the inestimable value of being a stay-at-home parent while the other one works.
Heather Mac Donald
When you’re a stay-at-home mother you have to pretend it’s really boring, but it’s not. It’s enriching and fulfilling, and an amazing experience. And then when you’re a working mother you have to pretend that you feel guilty all day long.
Amy Poehler
Right at the peak of my – I went on the Hammer tour and found out I was 6 weeks pregnant, and we had two more months to go. I had to come home and drop that baby and finish out some more shows and then I became a stay-at-home mommy.
I do consider myself a postfeminist. I just want women to have choices – they can be CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, or they can be stay-at-home mothers and raise their kids as a job.
Meghan McCain
Maybe the perceived fact that smart, rich parents tended to have smart, rich kids was largely due to the fact that they also tended to have stay-at-home moms or nannies who read to their kids, held them, put mobiles over their cribs, playing those annoying ditties, and sent them off for SAT training at six months.
George Kaiser
Look, if you ask a child, ‘Would you rather have a fulfilled mother or a stay-at-home Sylvia Plath,’ they’ll pick Sylvia Plath every time. But I think it’s really important that children don’t feel their parents’ emotional lives depend on their success.
Ayelet Waldman
It’s unfair to the hard-core stay-at-home moms to pretend you’re able to have an amazing body by chasing around your kids.
Ali Wong
I’m very traditional. I want to have kids. I want to be – not a stay-at-home mom, but to be able to take care of my kids and have a family and cook. A white picket fence and a dog.
Karrueche Tran
I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad making art, making movies.
Robert Rodriguez
I refuse to be held up as some kind of superwoman because, in my mind, the superwomen are the ones who do it on their own. I have my partner, who will be a stay-at-home father. I will do as much as I can, but I will have a village around me, and there’s lots of people who don’t have that.
Jacinda Ardern
My dad was a plumber, and my mom was on and off again, either a stay-at-home mom or working with the disabled as a visiting-nurse assistant.
Craig Thompson
The decision in my case to become a stay-at-home dad, which people do all the time, I guess wouldn’t have meant as much to people if I had had a very simple kind of make-a-living existence and decided I needed to spend more time at home.
Rick Moranis
My mother was predominately a stay-at-home mom.
Andrew Rannells
I had pretty much accepted the fact I was going to be a stay-at-home mom and do my other adventures in life. I thought coming back to the WWE was out of the cards for me.
Mickie James
My mother was a stay-at-home mom until I turned 14, and up to that point, we were made to study hard after school each day, and appreciate what my dad called ‘a free education.’
Deb Haaland
If my own current husband was suddenly a stay-at-home d

If my own current husband was suddenly a stay-at-home dad, it would be emasculating. That would be hard for me.
Hanna Rosin
It’s about getting the kids up and fed, getting one to school, getting the other down for a nap, going to the grocery store, picking one up from school, getting the other one down for another nap, cooking dinner… I live my life at these two extremes. I’m either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.
Jennifer Garner
My father was an ironworker who eventually co-founded a construction business. My mother, Jeanette, was a stay-at-home mom who had been an operating-room nurse until my older brother, Jimmy, was born.
Susan Lucci
For a dude, I think I do cook. I’m a stay-at-home parent a lot of the time.
Mike D
For a decade, I was a stay-at-home mom. I sent my husband to his law office, sat on PTA boards and baked cookies – great cookies. All of a sudden, I had no husband, no job, few prospects, and two small children who had grown accustomed to eating.
Gayle Lynds
Feminism is being able to have the choice – the choice to be a CEO, to be an executive, to be a journalist, to be a congresswoman, to be a mother, a stay-at-home mother, to be a wife.
Stacey Dash
Whether you are a stay-at-home mum, or on the red carpet, or in Afghanistan, the better you feel, the better you do your job.
Bobbi Brown
I probably spend more time with my kids than the average stay-at-home mother.
Kirstie Alley
I loved being a stay-at-home mom.
Beth Phoenix
I don’t work a five-day week as a rule, and I’ve managed to fill that time up. It hasn’t been that hard. I volunteer at school. I’m working because I love it. Yet, I don’t not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff.
Deidre Hall
I’ll be prime minister and a mum, and Clarke will be ‘first man of fishing’ and stay-at-home dad. I think it’s fair to say that this will be a wee one that a village will raise, but we couldn’t be more excited.
Jacinda Ardern
My mom is one of my role models in a complicated way. I learned from her how to be a good mom. She was one of those natural moms who really took to it. Her chosen profession was teaching. She loves kids. But she was extremely frustrated and unhappy because for much of my life she was a stay-at-home mom.
Leslie Morgan Steiner
And I’m completely into the idea of being a dad. If the opportunity arises for us to switch roles and let Helen get back into competition, then yes I’d take on the role of a stay-at-home dad. I’d be all over it.
Steve Backshall