Parenting is the biggest challenge we face in life. It is associated with many fears, disappointments, magical moments, joys and tears, with lessons we learn from our children.
In parenting, there are times when we are ready to give up just because we can't find the right approach and solution. For those tough times and those where you are happily inspired parents, we share some parenting quotes.
“Believe in yourself. You know more than you think.” – Benjamin Spock
“Children have never been very good at listening to their parents, but they have never failed in imitating them.” – James Baldwin
“Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children. Now, I have six kids and no theories.” – John Wilmot
“Parents can only give good advice or set them on the right path, but the ultimate formation of a man's character lies in his own hands.” - Anne Frank
“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at various times when they are not trying to teach us. We are formed by little pieces of wisdom.” – Umberto Eco
“We may not be able to prepare a future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” – Roosevelt
"Everything depends on upbringing." - Leo Tolstoy
“Your children require you to love them for who they are, not to spend all your time trying to fix them.” – Bill Ayers
“To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you must be in their lives today.” – Barbara Johnson
“It is impossible to protect your children against the disappointments of life.” – Nicholas Sparks, “Letter in a Bottle”
“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological connection.” – Robert Heinlein
“If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.” - Bette Davis
"Having kids is like living in a dorm - no one sleeps, everything is broken and there's a lot of vomit." - Ray Romano
“If you are a parent, open doors for your child to explore new directions. Don't raise him in fear of the unknown, support him.” – Osho