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Parenting Quotes

20 Awesome Parenting Quotes to Inspire and Humor You

April 18, 2019, Author: Tamra Cater

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Parenting is interesting, fun, inspiring, motivating, and joyous. At the same time, it can also be frustrating, confusing, and difficult. We wonder if we are doing enough or if we are parenting right. Questions swirl around, such as “How will my child turn out?” “Will they be ok later in life?”

It would be amazing if we knew exactly what to do in every situation. But, unfortunately, kids don’t come with manuals. We learn through trial and error or even from what we saw our own parents do. We may wish to be a lot like our own parents, or we worry about doing everything not to be like them.

Thus, this led me to a different kind of post. I wanted to list parenting quotes that could make you laugh, but also help you know that you are all that your child needs. You are enough. I promise. I hope some of these quotes are also inspiring.

 

Parenting Quotes

My Top List of Parenting Quotes

1.“Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” -Taylor Hanson

2.“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” -Johann Wolfgang von Geothe

3.“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of the parents.” -Jane D. Hull

4.“There are times as a parent when you realize that your job is not to be the parent you always imagined you’d be, the parent you always wish you had. Your job is to be the parent your child needs, given the particulars of his or her own life and nature.” -Ayelet Waldman

5.“As a housewife, I feel that if my kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I’ve done my job.” -Roseanne Barr

6.“The Golden Rule of Parenting is; do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you.” -Louise Hart

7.“Hugs can do great amounts of good-especially for children.” -Princess Diana

8.“You learn that there’s no right way to do it, no wrong way to do it. It’s just what you feel comfortable with, to trust that, and don’t let anybody box you in to a certain style of parenting or make you feel a certain way about what your kids do.” -Stephen Curry

9.“Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.” -Martin Mull

10.“The relation between parents and children is essentially based on teaching.” -Gilbert Highet

11.”Somebody once told me I treated my smart phone like Wilson, the volleyball Tom Hanks turns into a friend when he’s stranded on a desert island in that movie ‘Castaway.’ It’s an apt comparison: parenting a toddler occasionally feels like being marooned, and your phone is your only connection to rest of the world.” -Rachel Simmons

12.”Parenting is one of the best management training programs there is.” -Irene Rosenfeld

13.“The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.” -Ewan McGregor

14. “There’s this constant guilt that comes with parenting. You always feel like you’re never enough. If you’re confident in your parenting, you probably suck at it.” -Nia Vardalos

15.“I’m afraid the parenting advice to come out of developmental psychology is very boring: pay attention to your kids and love them.” -Alison Gopnik

16.“One of the many problems with parenting is that kids keep changing. Just when you are used to once stage, they zoom into another.” -Pamela Druckerman

17.“I think that good parenting should allow children to be children. That naivety and slightly open way of looking at the world is very valuable.” -Robert Winston

18.”For me, conscious parenting is staying attuned to your child, being really open and and in the moment. It means staying as present as possible in your own breath for the betterment of your whole family.” -Anna Getty

19.“Success for me it’s to raise happy, healthy human beings.” -Kelly LeBrock

20.”Parenting makes us better in so many regards.” -Alissa Quart

Final Thoughts

I hope this helps! Parenting is tough and is probably one of the biggest adventures you have experienced. It takes work, but it’s also fun and exciting. I think being a successful parent is someone who aims to raise happy children through their love and affection, as well as teaching. If you care and worry about whether you are doing enough, then you are. 🙂

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Reference

Parenting Quotes. Retrieved from https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/parenting.

comments (19)

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    I love these!! Quotes always make my day better!

    Lauren Danielle

    April 19, 2019 Reply
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      Thanks! Me too!

      Tamra Cater

      April 19, 2019 Reply
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    Theses are class! I'm not a parent but have so many friends that I know will love to read this! Pinning and sharing :) - Nyxie

    Nyxie

    April 19, 2019 Reply
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      Thank you for sharing! :)

      Tamra Cater

      April 19, 2019 Reply
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    I liked all of these so much!!! Definitely got a chuckle here and there lol

    Mikaela

    April 19, 2019 Reply
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      Thank you!

      Tamra Cater

      April 19, 2019 Reply
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    Loved these! Can relate to so many!!

    Split the night

    April 19, 2019 Reply
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      Thanks. Lol me too!

      Tamra Cater

      April 19, 2019 Reply
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    Great roundup of quotes! I especially like #17 :)

    Michael Anderson

    April 20, 2019 Reply
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      Thank you :)

      Tamra Cater

      April 20, 2019 Reply
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    You've got some great quotes here! Quotes to inspire and encourage parents, but also some great ones to laugh at hahaha - Thanks for sharing!

    Britt

    April 22, 2019 Reply
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      Thank you! :)

      Tamra Cater

      April 22, 2019 Reply
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    Actually, this leads to the second common theme in the parenting quotes: just do your best. No one knows how to be the perfect parent there really is no such thing, anyway. For every theory on parenting there is a counter theory in vogue two years later. All you can do is your best nothing more, nothing less. In fact, when you make mistakes, admit them to your children. Use the moment to engage and teach them. When the day comes that they point out your own errors and give you advice, you ll know that you have taught them well.

    Forex Review

    April 25, 2019 Reply
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    I love reading quotes, so I loved reading these! My favorite quote was def #6. Thank you for sharing! xo Much love always, GABBY | www.gabbyabigaill.com

    Gabby

    April 25, 2019 Reply
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      Glad you liked them! Thank you!

      Tamra Cater

      April 25, 2019 Reply
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    I love #2 - roots and wings!! But number 19 is my favorite. My daughter is 25 and a new mother. She is a good person and a great mom - this is my greatest success. I nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Please visit my site for rules: https://kimberlyleatherwood.com/sunshine-blogger-award-nominee/

    Kimberly Leatherwood

    April 26, 2019 Reply
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      Thank you so much! I will work on this! :)

      Tamra Cater

      April 26, 2019 Reply
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    “As a housewife, I feel that if my kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I’ve done my job.” -Roseanne Barr - This is my favourite one of them all! Ultimately I love reading quotes :)

    KAM Holidays

    April 28, 2019 Reply
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      This one was my favorite too! :)

      Tamra Cater

      April 28, 2019 Reply