"Children represent the future, encourage, support and guide them."
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
"My children have always been great inspiration for me, and
great teachers, and keep me very close to the ground and very humble."
Wayne Dyer, In Spirit
Inspirational Quotes |
As a parent, you must increase socialization skills in your children
so that they will feel motivated enough to mingle with others.
Marvin Ryan, Self Esteem
I believe adults and parents who do not get involved in children's lives
effectively forfeit any right to attempt to influence their lives.
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."
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Kids are kids the world around. No matter what, if you give them a soccer
ball, a deck of cards, or anything, and if you close your eyes,
you would never know where you were from the sound of it. It's
just incredible to hear them laughing.
I know that what I'm getting is far more than anything
I possibly can give them.
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"Indeed, the world children are being born into now is in many ways
enormously different from the era in which
we were raising our children."
Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Everyday Blessings
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Often mothers and fathers hesitate to be too involved, not wanting to be seen as clamoring or insistent - as stereotypical sports parents. It is a difficult thing to balance: coaches may know a sport, but they are rarely the best judges of what is best for a child.
Michael Sokolove, Warrior Girls
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The most valuable gift that you can give your children is not money;
it is the ability to think positively. The money will soon be gone,
but the ability to think positively will go on to help your children
be a success throughout their lives.
"Parents with their words, attitudes, and actions possess the ability
to bless or curse the identities of their children."
Craig Hill, The Power of a Parent's Blessing
"I understood once I held a
baby in my arms, why some
people… keep having them."
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"And, most importantly, I know that we need to directly teach
our children the most vital lessons,
rather than assume that they'll be understood."
Galit Breen, Kindness Wins
We are children of a large family, and must learn, as such children do,
not to expect that our little hurts will be made much of - to be content
with little nurture and caressing, and help each other the more.
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"In the best of all possible worlds, parents and guardians love their
children, unconditionally. They accept their children
with all their imperfections, flaws, quirks and challenges, because
real love never has to be earned;
it’s given freely by those who are able to love."
Marcia Sirota, Be Kind, Not Nice
"It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them
to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings."
"Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when
we substitute presents for presence."
It takes sacrifice and commitment and dying to self as we spend
eighteen short - let's be honest LIGHTNING FAST - years pouring
into them and equipping them
to be responsible, pro- ductive, kind, and ideally, employed adults.
And make no mistake; our kids will model what they see much
more than what we say.
Melanie Shankle, Church of the Small Things
"Help a parent and you've already helped the child."
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"Seven things every child needs to hear: I love you, I'm proud of you,
I'm sorry, I forgive you, I'm listening,
This is your responsibility, You have what it takes."
"Little moments, over and over, mold our children's foundation, a
cache of learning that they will pass on to their children."
June Cotner, Mothers and Daughters
"In your later years, you want to look back and feel a sense of
accomplishment about how you raised your children and the fulfillment
you brought into their lives."
Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad
"Always kiss your children goodnight even if they're already asleep."
"Family dinners are the one activity found to foster the greatest
"Kids sometimes have a problem listening but never a problem copying."
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Maybe they won't grow up to be the next great artist, but after
working on art projects, they will know how to work as a team
and to have confidence and self-esteem.
Even if we just change one child's life, we're changing the world.
"For not an orphan in the wide world can be so deserted as the child
who is an outcast from a living parent's love."
Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son
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"Children deserve to be loved and to know they are loved.
They deserve to be cherished and to know they are valuable."
Dave Ramsey; Rachel Cruze, Smart Money Smart Kids
"Choose to commit to your children that you will become the living
example of what they should strive to live up to in their adult lives."
Keith and Maya Traver, Parental Leadership
"I believe that it is our behaviors and activities that we are passing
on to children - not our preachings or teachings."
Hyacinth Mottley, Words of Wisdom - Words of Faith
"Children will not respect you just because you are their parents.
It takes virtue and good parenting for children
to understanding why they should respect you."
Dr. Fred Cremone, Boundaries
"We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our children."
First we are children to our parents, then parents to our children,
then parents to our parents, then children to our children.
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"Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother."
Proverbs 15:20 (NLT)
"The greatest gift that parents can give to their children is to let
them see how much their parents love each other."
Marko Petkovic, 47 Little Love Boosters For a Happy Marriage
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"Children are gifts from the Lord. They are fruits of His labour,
through acts of love in the bond of marriage."
Elijah Mcleon, New Light, New Life, New You!
"Yes, Christmas is for children - except that children grow up to be adults
who just might love Christmas as much as they did in their younger years."
Cherie Lowe, Keep the Happy in Your Holidays
"As the child grows, the relationship becomes complex, with the
mother taking on different roles in the child’s life,
many times growing into a healthy adult relationship of mutual respect."
Sarah Goldberg, Manipulative People
"When teaching your kids about the concept of respect,
teach them of their worth as a person."
Claire Stranberg, Raising Kids With Good Manners
. . . living with siblings means that your children will grow up in the
best training ground they could have for developing this skill.
Because they grow up having
to share your time and attention as well as the family possessions,
they'll have to learn how to negotiate and compromise when
there are the inevitable conflicts of interest.
Linda Blair, Siblings
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"We aren't perfect people, but with the grace God supplies,
we're doing our best to raise our children in an atmosphere
that is heavily seasoned with grace, mercy, compassion, structure,
wisdom and love that we believe find their source in Christ."
John Stange, What did Jesus say about Marriage?
Wise Quotes |
"Parents usually have a wider perspective on life than their children,
giving them the ability to make wiser decisions."
Joann Richardson, Trust: Trust Yourself and Trust Others
Quotes about Life |
"The Earth needs more of her children to take their rightful position
as her keepers."
Brian M. Heater, Start the Revolution Within
"Children love freedom, they thrive on it. As a teacher
I know it is important to build others confidence in themselves."
Paul Keller, Peace
"It is important to me that everyone has the opportunity to reach their
potential, especially as children."
Kylie Dunn, Living with Intent
You may wonder how to encourage the spirit of authenticity.
I say simply, let your child be.
Magda Gerber, Your Self-Confident Baby
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
The fascinating thing about our thoughts, beliefs and values
is that they were mostly developed when we were children.
Jessica Minty, Willpower
It's important that we understand that our children have their
own thoughts and opinions.
Nurit Levi, Change Your Child`s Negative Behavior
Every time those little eyes open, your child is going to be
looking for something familiar to anchor to. As a father, your
voice is going to be your identifying feature.
Colin Adams, Parenting for New Dads
I am constantly and actively looking for ways to minimize the
effort involved in homeschooling,
and I try to enable my children to help themselves as much as possible.
Katherine Leigh, 3 Weeks to an Organized Homeschool
Model the kind of behavior you want your children to exhibit.
Iovana Yao, Parenting: Forgive Me For Yelling At You!
Our children are watching us live, and what we are shouts
louder than anything we can say.
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After all, kids will be kids and they are going to act out sometimes,
but if you take the time to get your children's behavior under control,
much of the stress of your life is going to disappear.
Ashlee Meadows, Stress Management
Given that every single child is blessed with a world of creation
between his or her ears, it absolutely astounds me how
children shun such a gift for the mind-numbing activity of watching television.
Tucker Colburn, Step Parenting
Unfortunately, most of those in charge of educating our children
still overlook emotional intelligence. School systems do not teach
or train about it, when in fact it is a vital part of who we are.
John C. Allen, Emotional Intelligence
One of the most appreciated and memorable things you
can do regarding an acquaintance that is not a close friend
(and who happens to be a parent) is to remember his or her children's names.
Jeff Johnson, Connecting
What we must remember is that all children require a balanced
and consistent approach to parenting, and all have emotional
needs that it is a parent's responsibility to fulfil.
Carole Saad; Nadim Saad, Raising Kids as A Team
Having children is one of the most tremendous, life-changing decisions anyone can make.
Chelsea Faber, Parenting Tips
It's sometimes remarked that our kids don't come with manuals -
neither do we.
It's a part of the human condition that our minds and behaviours
are complex and multifaceted.
Be an example to your children, your extended family and your community
of what a lasting and devoted marriage looks like.
John Stange, What did Jesus say about Marriage?
Giving your teenage child the opportunity to become more independent
can be extremely beneficial for both you and for your child.
Mary Appleton, Parenting Teens
For kids who learn differently, making learning fun will engage
them and make what they learn stick better. For example, when you
read to your child, have fun.
Mira Halpert, Mark Halpert, The 3D Learner
I think it is absolutely vital when you are married with children
to have at least one trip away a year without the kids.
No matter how much we love them, it's really important to remember
we are part of a couple too, otherwise the kids completely take over.
Jason Ayres, Austerity Dad
Experiencing the present moment, and enjoying the child who is in front of
you without worrying about your meeting the next day is paramount
to any other obligation you currently have.
Nathalie Perlman, The Mindful Parent
Every kid is different and they need individualized attention. Anyone who
is a parent knows how unique each child is.
W. H. Thomas, Be The Father Children Need
What I am saying is that from where I sit today, children are worth
everything they cost us.
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Parents need to learn how to listen to their children, regardless of their age.
The greatest gift you can give your children is to pay attention
to them and listen intently.
John Savage, Listening & Caring Skills
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any
goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent
and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
We must come together if we want to redesign the world that our
children will inherit. The alternative is too terrible to contemplate.
Jay Naidoo, Change: Organising Tomorrow, Today
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