Quotes about Children Page 4

"Time is the most important thing with kids. But it has to be good time." Howard Dean
Time   |  


"There are a host of children who can use the mature guidance of an adult who really cares about their mental and physical development. In many cases, these children may not have suitable role models and simply by showing, or behaving in appropriate ways over time, they will learn what it means to act the same way."

Knowledge   |  


"All good parents are guilty of emotionally failing their children at times. Nobody is perfect. We all get tired, cranky, stressed, distracted, bored, confused, disconnected, overwhelmed or otherwise compromised here and there. This does not qualify us as emotionally neglectful parents."
Jonice Webb, Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect
Good   |  


"Studies of young children show clearly that parents' style of child-rearing during the first three or four years determines the amount of self-esteem a child starts with."
Matthew McKay; Patrick Fanning, Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem
Confidence   |  


"Every one of us, starting in childhood, had to learn how to deal with the skinned knees, hurt feelings, dashed hopes, and heartbreaking setbacks common to fallen humanity. How well we coped with these difficulties, challenges, and unexpected obstacles determined in large measure what sort of man or woman we've become and how we navigate our way through life."
Kay Arthur, When the Hurt Runs Deep: Healing and Hope for Life's Desperate Moments
Challenges   |  


Imagine what we could accomplish if we had the attitude of children. 
They are not limited by the thoughts I can't do that. Byron Pulsifer
"Imagine what we could accomplish if we had the attitude of children. They are not limited by the thoughts I can't do that."
Byron Pulsifer
Imagination   |  


"The more in touch with feelings and the better able a child is to understand and get along with others, the sunnier that child's future, whatever his or her academic IQ."
John Gottman, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
Future   |  


"Two people make a child together and the love of both toward that child will be almost always unconditional."
S. Levine, Marriage: God and Marriage
Marriage   |  


"Once the child enters the free fall of the teenage atmosphere, parents have to sit back and hope that all the work they've done and all the tools they've equipped their little lander with will be sufficient to see him through."
Gary Ezzo; Robert Bucknam, On Becoming Preteen Wise: Parenting Your Child from 8-12 Years
Work   |  


"I hope, if you should live to grow up, you will endeavour to be very useful and not spend all your time in pleasing yourself."
Elizabeth Fry
Hope   |  


"Children, you must remember something. A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive."
Pearl Bailey
Love   |  


"As a child, we are not limited by preconceptions. Children attempt to do what they want without being burdened by the concept of failure."
Byron Pulsifer, Self-Confidence: Believe In Yourself
Failure   |


"As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers." Psalm 103:13 (NET)
Compassion   |  


"A child learns to love (or hate) school in kindergarten and first grade. During that time he forms attitudes about his own value as a person and his worth as a learner. Those attitudes will accompany him all the way through school and into adulthood." Jacquie McTaggart, From the Teacher's Desk
Attitude   |  


Let your children know that they can talk to you at any time about anything Mark J Musser, Parenting Essentials
Communication   |  


"We can measure many things, but the time that families and communities invest in children is invaluable. Giving kids a sense of fitting in, of feeling good about themselves, and giving them the opportunities to succeed and fail will really prepare kids of life ahead." David DeNotaris, Feeling Your Way Through Life
Life   |

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