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15 Lovely Quotes About Motherhood From Viola Davis


15 Lovely Quotes About Motherhood From Viola Davis

By Caroline Bologna via

From the adoption experience to empowering her daughter.

iola Davis knows the challenges of raising a child today.

The actress became a mother through adoption in 2011, and now her daughter Genesis is 8 years old. Over the years, she’s opened up about the journey of parenthood in many public appearances.

In honor of Davis’ birthday on Saturday, we’ve rounded up some of her lovely quotes about motherhood. Keep scrolling for her parenting wisdom and anecdotes.

On Adopting

“I always tell Genesis she was born from my heart, not my belly. … There are so many ways to mother rather than to carry a child in your body. So many children need parents,…

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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