"Grandparents are alive and well in America.
They are allies for grandchildren and have the time to really
pay attention to little ones' concerns."
Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Grandparents
Inspirational Quotes |
"On the practical side, children have souls, bodies, and minds that can be shaped to function in the world. You can help them learn courtesy
and good manners and how to appreciate and use the special talents
and gifts God has given them."
Dr. Judith Rolfs, Secrets To Being A Super Grandparent
"Children who hear acquire language without any particular effort;
the words that fall from others' lips they catch on the wing,
as it were, delightedly,
while the little deaf child must trap them by a slow and often
painful process. But whatever the process, the result is wonderful."
Helen Keller Effort |
"Happy are the parents who can let their children go to pursue their dreams."
Camille Alice, 2010: A Book of Grace-Filled Days Dream |
"Children love to have their grandparents notice them and pay
attention to them. In some unique way, grandparents provide
a much needed bravo! to a child's life."
Renee Ellison, How to Be Very Nearly Perfect Grandparents: Ideas for surprises and delights
Quotes about Life |
"The joys of parents are secret; and so are their griefs and fears.
They cannot utter the one; nor
they will not utter the other. Children sweeten labors;
but they make misfortunes more bitter. They
increase the cares of life; but they mitigate the remembrance of death."
Francis Bacon, Essays
"While all the other kids were out playing in the summer evenings,
I had to be in bed at six-thirty.
They did that to discipline me, but for me it was the wrong
way to bring up a child. It gave me a feeling
of frustration and of reaching-out-and-trying-to-please.
I found the quickest and easiest way
to do that was to make people laugh. I suppose you could
say it led to my wanting to be an actress."
Lucille Ball Laughter |
"Our children are not going to be just 'our children' they are
going to be other people's husbands and wives and the parents of our
Mary Steichen Calderone Husband |
"You will always be your child's favorite toy."
Author Unknown Family |
"A grandchild can never have too much prayer or too much love."
Stormie Omartian, The Power of a Praying Grandparent
"You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because
He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world."
1 John 4:4 (NKJV) God |
"I look at my books the way parents look at their children.
The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make
me love the less successful one any less."
Alex Haley Success |
"No matter how diligent you are about teaching your children right
from wrong, the truth is that the majority of the lessons they
learn from you will be the ones you teach without meaning to."
Brittany Ann, Putting God First Truth |
"Parents make no mistake. The impact you have on your child’s life
should never be underestimated."
Mark J Musser, The Christ-Centered Home Mistakes |
"Your kids must learn early on the importance of cleaning up
after themselves and caring for the environment."
Melissa Arabia-Dimaiwat, 50 Things to Know About Going to the Beach With Children
Words of Encouragement |
"Children need love especially when they don't deserve it."
Harold Hulbert Love |
"Things can get overwhelming with children, and sometimes one of the best
ways you can be a great grandmother is to help out."
Deborah Williams, Linda A. Johnson, How To Talk To Your Kids and Grandkids
"There are certain things that my mother would do for my
children that I know for a fact she did not do for me when I was
younger, but a lot of times, those grandparents will identify
areas in their life where they may have missed the mark."
Marita Kinney, Woman: Grown Woman 101: Guide for Becoming an Extraordinary Woman
"There are many ways that you can incorporate child time and
chores together so to get the work done and spend meaningful time
with your children simultaneously."
Manidipa Bhattacharyya, 50 Things to Know to Truly Engage With Your Child: Simple Tips to Spend Quality Time Together
"I always thought my children were the biggest joy in my life,
but then I had grandchildren and no words can describe a bigger joy."
"Just remember that staying calm and being patient with your children
will always be a great way to get things done with them."
Amanda Walton, Baby Sleep Secret: The Exhausted Parents' Sleep Solution Guide
"Many people try to threaten their children into doing right. However,
the power is not in a threat."
Shannon Scott, Influence
"Children are quick to learn from others and adapt to their environment,
more so than any other age."
Philip Fanara, MBA, CIA, CRMA, Honesty Always Wins
"Some children of seniors of certain cultures feel more obliged to care
for them than others, and while this sometimes feels difficult,
there is also a feeling of pride children feel, in taking care of parents,
who once took care of them."
Andie Silverstein; Marlee T. Ruth, Parents Need Some Help: Strategies
Helping Others |
"Make a list of the people or groups of people you want
to continue experiencing life with. These may include your spouse
or significant other, children, brother or sister, parents, grandparents,
group of friends, and more. It is easy to lose sight of these people
when you are focusing on your dreams."
David Stone; SheilaStone, Live Beyond Your Potential
"Relationships mold us into who we are as children, teenagers, and adults.
Each phase of life bring changes in the relationships of those around us."
Cindy Hyde, Making Peace With Your Past: One Choice at a Time
"We aren't alone, and even in our quest on this earth, we have others
who are on their way, that have to inherit whatever we have made
of our world. Our children suffer the consequences of our actions, not us."
Adedamola Akanbi, Channeling the Power of Forward Thinking
"Every parent wants the best for their child. Our children are gifts
and we would happily give them anything."
Barb Asselin, Raising a Happy Child: Easy Techniques for Better Communication With Your Baby and Toddler
Quotes about Being Happy |
"Teach your children to always look for the little miracles of life in their
Marianne Clyde, Peaceful Parenting: 10 Essential Principles
"The children bring us laughter, and the children bring us tears;
they string our joys, like jewels bright, upon the thread of years;
they bring the bitterest cares we know, their mothers' sharpest pain,
then smile our world to loveliness, like sunshine after rain."
Edgar A Guest , The Children
Motivational Poems |
"We love our children more than anything, and from the moment
they are born, it is our instinct - and our privilege - to protect and teach them."
Alan D. Wolfelt, Healing a Grandparent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Grandchild Dies
"There's also the problem of children having a lot of possessions,
even if they did not work hard to get most of them. This habit prevents
them from experiencing the joy of achieving their goals."
Lewis Shafer, Parenting: The Art of Raising Teens. Achieve Peace with Five Simple Steps.
"If you expect your kids to get better then you should apply
the same thought process to yourself. Children will improve if you
as a parent model that growth for them."
Milton Stewart, Parental Guidance: The Short, Simple, and Straightforward Guide to Helping Your Child Succeed in School and Life
"When you sponsor a child, you really are changing somebody else's
life for the better."
Bastiaan Blikman; Chantalle Blikman, Be Happy and Successful: In 52 Simple Steps
Making A Difference |
"If you ask me, marriage is great, and children are cute
and (even though they are a handful) they can add joy to the family."
Christian Olsen, Marriage: Marriage Myths
"Manners are the one thing that will help a child to avoid conflicts
later on and it is never too early to teach them to children."
Rhonda Hart, Toddler Discipline
"Like me, most parents desperately want to impart the wisdom of our age
to the children in our lives, thus sparing them the painful and time-consuming
task of making all of life's possible mistakes."
Paul Smith, Parenting with a Story: Real-Life Lessons in Character
for Parents and Children to Share
"Generally speaking, you want to let your children work out their own battles.
This means that you are the coach and not the referee."
Felicity Bauer, Siblings Without RIvalry: 5 Powerful Strategies for How to Coach Siblings to Form a Loving Bond for Life
"Parents should model a lifestyle that doesn't foster an angry environment
in the home because this helps the kids understand how to best control
themselves in various situations."
Dianne Kane, Anger Management
"There is a fine line between spoiling your children by giving them too much
attention, neglecting your children's behavior, and raising a child who has a
J.J. Hartley, Parenting: Parenting Toddlers
"If children developed high self-esteem, they would get the success
they wanted, they would be happy, they would have positive relationships
with other people, and be able to reach their full potential in all aspects
of their life."
Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
"Christmas a special time of year for kids. But as parents and grandparents
we must always teach our children the first and foremost reason for the season
"The optimum number of children in a family, the number that's most likely
to ensure that your family is a happy one, is the number of children you have
That's because what matters most in terms of family harmony and
happiness - so much so that it swamps all other factors - is your attitude
to the family you have."
Linda Blair, Siblings: The family guide to managing sibling rivalry, coping with arguments and handling family fights - finally understand your brother and sister relationships
"If a child does well at something, even if it just a game,
tell them how clever they are for being able to do it and praise all
the little things,
this will encourage them to want to do it again."
Sara Deedley, Positive Parenting: Build Confidence and Discipline for the Little One you Love and Care About
"Kids learn to navigate the adult world through constant observation
and application of what they learn."
Michal Stawicki, Simplify Your Pursuit of Success Knowledge |