When I go through one of my parenting low’s, quotes and parenting messages help me to kick start my parenting journey. Inspirational parenting quotes help to boost my patience while parenting my little ones. Quotes give valuable insights into the subtle nuances of parenting. So here’s a compilation of the best inspirational parenting quotes that I have come across. Hope they give you your dose of caffeine too.
Inspirational parenting quotes
1. “Be the parent today that you want your kids to remember tomorrow.”-Unknown
2. “Don’t worry that your children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.”- Robert Fulghum
3. “There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one.”—Sue Atkin
4.”The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.”—Russel Barkley
5.”Remember: You are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being.”—Kittie Frantz
6. “Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed… “~ Heraclitus
7. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”-Frederick Douglass
8. “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.”- Charles R. Swindoll
9. Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
10. “A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.”- Frank A. Clark
11. “Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.”- Princess Diana
12. “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.”- Jane D. Hull
13. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”-Sigmund Freud
14. “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.”- Billy Graham
15. “If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes. I’d take more hikes and fly more kites. I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play. I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars. I’d do more hugging and less tugging. “– Diane Loomans
16. “Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.”– John Wilmot
17. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”– Robert Brault
18. “If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.”– Haim Ginott
19. “A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.”– Paulo Coelho
20. “I think it’s necessary to let kids get bored once in a while—that’s how they learn to be creative.”– Kim Raver
21. “The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example.“ -Drew Barrymore
22. “There’s no vacation from being a parent.”- Chevy Chase
23. “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.”- Henry Ward Beecher
24. “You didn’t have a choice about the parents you inherited, but you do have a choice about the kind of parent you will be.”- Marian Wright Edelman
25. “We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.”- Henry Ward Beecher
I hope you have got the inspiration to rejuvenate your parenting journey through these amazing quotes. Do read them time and again to keep going strong. I do.
Do share which quote you liked the best or any other that you might have come across. After all, we are sailing in the same boat!
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