Best Parents Quotes
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.
Elizabeth Roxas, Parenting Young Girls
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that
could better be changed in ourselves.
But when you truly realize who gave you your child, why you do
what you do and how you do what you do will totally change as
you understand that none of this is about you and what you think and feel.
It's all about the purpose and plan of God for that child's life.
Joseph Woodley, No Generals In the House
Parenting is a life time job and does not stop when a child grows up.
Jake Slope, How to Be a Good Father
You, the parent, are your child's first teacher and his best teacher.
It's an awesome responsibility, but one that brings immeasurable rewards.
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest
blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
Ruth E. Renkel
The truth is, parenting as well as we can is always hard - really, truly,
the hardest thing any of us has ever done.
Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings
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
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
Henry Ward Beecher
Imagine the progress in education and a child’s school and life success if parents embraced their role as their child’s first teacher and role model.
James L. Casale, Wise Up and Be the Solution
New Parent Quotes
First babies have the often unenviable task of turning people into parents.
Penelope Leach, Your Baby and Child
To New Parents: Good luck as you enter a "changing" world.
Whatever attitude that a parent has concerning their children will
most likely be entrenched in the character of these children especially
in their early formative years.
Dan Miller, Self Confidence for Teens
Good parenting is subjective and the same tips don't work for all people.
Brandi Rossi, Siblings Without Rivalry
Short Positive Quotes
It is the sunlight of parental love and encouragement that enables a
child to grow in competence and slowly gain mastery over his environment.
Felicity Bauer, Siblings Without RIvalry
A Grandparent advice to parents: Enjoy your new little one, it will amaze you how fast they grow up. Treasure the moments.
No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off guard. Parenthood chooses you.
Marisa de los Santos, Love Walked In
Your child needs to be soothed by the understanding that you belong to him, and he belongs to you.
Jennifer Garden, Parenting Children with Love and Empathy
How does a newborn baby know that when it sucks on a nipple, something good will come out? It doesn’t know. What it does is trust.
Iyanla Vanzant, Trust.
If you don't understand what unconditional love is,
when you become a parent it all makes sense.
Cute Love Quotes
Being A Parent Quotes
Parents are not perfect, nor are they saints. Dads and moms make
mistakes all the time. How you handle these situations will be
an important life lesson for your children.
Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
Your most important job as a parent, or as a friend to a child, is to mentor children in a field of unconditional love and acceptance.
Tara Bianca, The Flower of Heaven
Part of the experience of parenting is feeling deep empathy for our children while supporting them as they navigate challenging emotions.
Christine Rose Elle, The Happy Empath
Through much trial and error I have learned that parenting
is an iterative process of discovering what works to keep my family
working, playing, learning, talking, and arguing, but most importantly doing
these things together.
Based on knowledge from the world's leading experts,
being a parent does not mean that you have to be all business and
serious all the time.
Melissa Arabia-Dimaiwat, 50 Things to Know About Going to the Beach With Children
More specifically being a dad is a diverse responsibility,
and it is also defined by providing support to your
partner in the glorious journey of parenthood.
Natalie L S West; Brad White, Fatherhood
It was vitally important to me over the years of my son's development that I modeled the behavior that I wanted him to adopt.
You see, as a parent or as parents, we all have a tremendous responsibility that should not be taken lightly.
Parenthood is hard. We shouldn't have to feel alone. We should
support each other at every opportunity.
Steve Biddulph, Raising Boys
Mistakes are made and lessons are learned,
whether raising a son or a daughter or both, whether raising
one child or more than one, or whether raising a child with your
husband, as a single parent, or in a blended family. No parent is perfect.
Catherine Musco Garcia-Prats, Good Sons Don't Just Happen
Parents are without a doubt, one of the most, if not the most influential role models that their kids will probably have under normal circumstances.
Joseph R. Parker, Raising Sons
The daily choices we make as parents to filter what enters our children's impressionable hearts and minds will go a long way in determining who our children become.
Mark J Musser, Parenting Essentials
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
As a parent, you can't completely avoid making mistakes.
Accept it. The best you can do is to study your children, learn from your mistakes, and focus wisely on their upbringing.
Gary Ezzo; Robert Bucknam, On Becoming Preteen Wise
It definitely takes a village to raise a child as the old saying goes,
but you as the parent are the key to providing the support your kid
needs to be successful in life.
Milton Stewart, Parental Guidance
You may find that by examining your relationship with your own siblings you’ll see things you want to emulate, and elements of how you were parented
you now wish to change with your own children.
Linda Blair, Siblings
Kids learn the difference between good and bad and right and
wrong from their parents. One way they learn which behaviors
and actions a parent wants is by how a parent responds.
David Leads, Relationship Up
While mothers still bear the brunt of housework and child rearing,
fathers are increasingly realising that providing is not parenting.
Madonna King, Fathers and Daughters
Cute Couple Quotes
Funny Parenting Quotes
They say that parenting is like dancing. You take one step, your child takes
Parenting is the best job I've ever had. It's the most demanding, intense, all-consuming, challenging, and fun job ever, but talk about overworked and underpaid!
Jessica Mills, My Mother Wears Combat Boots
Funny Family Quotes
The truth is that the perfect mom/perfect child concept is a myth.
The only perfect parent is God, and look at the trouble He had with His kids,
Adam and Eve.
Cheri Fuller, What a Son Needs From His Mom
Mothers and fathers are the strategic planners,
the general managers, the CFOs, the PR and marketing departments,
the chauffeurs, and, should something go awry, the troubleshooters.
David McCullough Jr., You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements
Words of Encouragement
Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking
care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
Funny Quotes about Life
I don't know what's more exhausting about parenting: the getting up
early, or acting like you know what you're doing.
Quotes that Make You Smile
Parenting is not a one-sided spectator sport to be observed by the other half.
Todd Anderson, 21 Must Know Tips For New Dads
If parents are gracious, children will bask in it like the beach on a sunny day.
Michael Cannon Loehrer, Porch Talk with Gramps on Parenting
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.
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self esteem so high that the rest
of the world can't poke enough holes to make it dry.
Alvin H. Price
Love and Appreciate Your Parents
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Henry Ward Beecher
... love on your parents as much as you can while they're still here to enjoy it.
Listen to their stories regardless of how many times they tell them to you.
These are the moments you will treasure long after they are gone.
Anquanette Gaspard, Blink & You Will Miss It:
My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having
anyone else as my heroes.
Quote of The Day
... my mother and father continue to provide unwavering support for
everything I do. That is a great gift - the foundation of my spirit - that
I try to always pay forward.
Nick Smith, Justice through Apologies
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
Proverbs 15:20 (NLT)
Encouraging Bible Verses
Appreciate your parents. You never know what sacrifices they went through for you.
Your parents, proudly here today, and their parents before them, perhaps proudly here today, understood a simple equation for success: your children would do better than you had.
Love your parents and treat them with loving care.
For you will only know their value when you see their empty chair.