Quotes for Parents

I hope this collection of quotes for parents will inspire you. Parenting is one of the hardest job in the world. I have two 'crazy tigers' nearly 5 and 2 (at time of writing anyway!:))  and BELIEVE ME they can be quite a handful. But equally they bring so much joy, laughter, and a sense of "I've no idea what I'm doing but I'm learning all the time" to our lives!

Girls in field of flowers with quote for parents.

It's easy to get overwhelmed sometimes, parenting is a massive responsibility, every child is unique and they don't come into the world with a training manual attached to the umbilical cord! I did check. Anyway here goes, enjoy...

A Top 10 List of 
Quotes for Parents


"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."

Brian Tracy


"Work on your personal development as parents -
that's the best gift you can give to your children."

- Jim Rohn


"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity,
they think of you."

- H. Jackson Brown, Jr


"Let parents bequeath to their children not riches,
but the spirit of reverence."

- Plato


"Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet."

- Bill Cosby


"Parents must get across the idea that
"I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behaviour."

- Amy Vanderbilt


"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders,
but they have never failed to imitate them."

- James A. Baldwin


"The greatest gifts you can give your children are
the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."

- Denis Waitley


"It's not only children who grow. Parents do too.
As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives,
they are watching us to see what we do with ours.
I can't tell my children to reach for the sun.
All I can do is reach for it, myself."

- Joyce Maynard


"Where parents do too much for their children,
the children will not do much for themselves."

- Elbert Hubbard

"Becoming a new parent is a learning experience, you can read all the books, listen to all the advice, but you will find you will grow with your children. They will teach you things you could never read in a book."

- C Lynch

And hey, always remember this and all will be fine!

"The fundamental job of a toddler is to rule the universe."

- Lawrence Kutner

Speaking of toddlers here is a link to a cool article I came across you might enjoy....
20 things I learned from my toddler from

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