Our daughters are special and they are beautiful. Let these daughter
quotes remind you of the love and the bond you will have with your little girl.
"A mother teaches her daughter how to feel about herself,
about handling pressure, about relishing life's joys and conquering fears."
Melissa Harrison, Mother to Daughter
"Moments are more valuable now than years that are gone."
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"Raising a daughter is like growing a flower. You give it your best.
If you"ve done your job well, she blooms. And after that, she leaves."
"A mother's treasure is her daughter."
"For it is from our mother that we learn how to nurture our daughters
in positive, life-giving ways or that we receive a legacy of pain which
we may unwittingly pass on to the next generation."
Brenda Hunter, In the Company of Women: Deepening Our Relationships with the Important Women in Our Lives
"There is no one right way to have a relationship -
there are as many ways as there are mothers and daughters.
Each relationship is unique."
Judy Ford, Between Mother and Daughter: A Teenager and Her Mom Share the Secrets of a Strong Relationship
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"The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex."
"Daughters understand as they grow older, they become good friends."
"If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be - enthusiasm."
"Dads, your daughters are not like you emotionally,
and the faster you learn that, the better for both of you."
Dr. Kevin Leman, Be the Dad She Needs You to Be: The Indelible Imprint a Father Leaves on His Daughter's Life
"My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life
has changed so much for the better since she came along."
Denise Van Outen
"Second only to the incredible happiness I experienced at the birth
of my daughter came the exciting births of my two grandchildren."
"Every moment I have had with my daughter is precious."
Cathy Shaffer, Conversations With My Daughter: Love is patient. Love is kind.
"As they get older, our daughters become more and more like us too.
The little girl who wanted to be just like her mommy, wearing
turned into the somewhat disdainful teenager who wanted
to create her own identity, and then turned into the young adult who smiles
when she is told 'you are just like your mother.'"
Amy Newmark, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers & Daughters
"A daughter's need for her mother is biologic, and it continues
throughout her life."
Christiane Northrup, Mother Daughter Wisdom
"Mothers and daughters are individuals. The bond between them is sacred
and indestructible, but they are still
individuals, each responsible for their own actions and fate."
Charney Herst, For Mothers of Difficult Daughters: How to Enrich and Repair the Relationship in Adulthood
"One of the secrets to staying close with your daughter as she grows up,
we learned, is simply finding ways to
continue to have a good time together even when her desire
to be with her peers begins to eclipse her interest in
being with her family."
SuEllen Hamkins, The Mother-Daughter Project
"Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower, and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness, so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?"
"My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has
brought me nothing but joy."
Millions of dads have come to see their daughters as
strong, rather than as delicate flowers who need their fierce protection.
But strong is not invincible.
Michael Sokolove, Warrior Girls: Protecting Our Daughters Against the Injury Epidemic in Women's Sports
"Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence - that they may be true and faithful."
Elmina S. Taylor
"As a teen I never had the stereotypical mother/daughter angst many of
my friends experienced. Instead, I enjoyed seeing my mother after school."
Lisa Tiffin, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers & Daughters
"Once in a blue moon there's someone who knows it all, someone who
knows and accepts you unconditionally, someone who's there for life."
"Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did."
"Fond as we are of our loved ones, there comes, at times, during their absence
an unexplained peace."
"Wisdom is the daughter of experience."
Leonardo da Vinci
"It's your job as a parent to help your daughter identify her purpose,
develop her talents, and learn how to get along with people. It's not a
high-paying or cushy job, but it is extremely rewarding and, in our opinion,
one of the most important jobs you'll ever do."
Mary Anne Richey
You've been a blessing from the start . . . I love you daughter with all my heart."
"I knew from the moment my mother first laid eyes
on my inconsolable newborn daughter Alice that there was
magic between them."
Elizabeth Laban, The Grandparents Handbook
"My mother, who had accomplished so many important and noteworthy things
in her life, was telling her students that the thing she was proudest of was me!
Over the years I heard
her lecture many times but I have never been more proud to be her
daughter than I was that day when she introduced me to the class."
Barbara LoMonaco, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers & Daughters
"It is in the shelter of each other that the people live."
"To our daughter:
As you grew, we encouraged you to live each day,
as you leave, take with you the thought that each day you are given is a 'present'! "
Catherine and Byron Pulsifer, from As You Grew
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"I am come back to you - I am come back home - for refuge - to tell
"The world will try hard to dismantle any positive messages
we give our daughters. So it's important our messages boost their
self-esteem, self-image, and self-respect as much as possible."
Michael T Wilkinson, A Father's Guide to Raising Daughters
"The value system upheld by the social self is influenced by the
specific values of the unique social systems to which each of us belongs.
The son of a gardener and a goldsmith in California will likely have
a different set of social directives than the daughter of a lawyer
and an accountant in Texas."
Alison Cardy, Career Grease
"The way you can tell if your daughter has reached the adolescent stage,
is by a sudden change in her normal behavior. During adolescence
many girls will begin to drift away from their parents and want to
become become more independent in their own right."
Vanessa Pagan, The Adolescent Daughter Parenting Guide: Everything You Need To Know
"A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self.
And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships."
"What the daughter does, the mother did."
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"While we have had our differences I wouldn't trade my daughter for
anything or anyone else in the world. She has made a tremendous
positive difference in my life.
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"I never thought I would say this but raising a daughter is different than
raising a son. But the one thing that is not different is my love for each
Your daughter wants your guidance and support; she wants
and needs a strong bond with you. And, as all successful fathers know,
you need a strong bond with her."
Meg Meeker, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
"Life gets better when we commit to identifying and expanding
strengths, in teen girls and in ourselves as supports. Even negative
situations with teen girls have
positive elements, and expanding the positive is much more productive
than panicking about the negative."
Lucie Hemmen, Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter
"The mother daughter relationship is one of the most complex of all types
because the levels of expectations for love and understanding are so high.
This high level of expectation often times leads to misunderstandings,
mixed feelings, and, consequently suppressed communication."
Dr. Trevicia Williams, 33 Things Your 10-18 Year Old Daughter Would Say to You If She Knew How
"It's not easy parenting a teen girl. It"s not easy being a teen girl either.
You"re not alone if you find parenting your teenage daughter a challenge.
Sarah Booker, Parenting Teen Girls: A Parent's Guide to Raising Teenage Daughters
"I enjoy my life with my daughter. She is one of my favorite people
on this planet."
Colleen O'Grady, Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter - A Guide for Mothers Everywhere
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"The golden rule of parenting is to always show your children the
kind of person you want them to be. Remember that children
are impressionable. If you wish to have a well-mannered, kind
and honest daughter, do your best to show these characteristics to her."
Elizabeth Roxas, Parenting Young Girls: A Parentís How-To Guide On Raising Your Daughter From the Inside Out
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