Parenting Quotes

Are you having difficult times and negative mood as a parent? here are some of our favorite parenting quotes to warm your day and be motivated to build a strong relationship with your kids.

I hope this collection of parenting quotes will help you to overcome the challenges of parenting.

1A mother who is really a mother is never free. Honore De Balzac

2Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children. – Princess Diana

3If you’re financially responsible, your children have a much better chance to grow up financially responsible. – Suze Orman

4A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it. – Frank A. Clark

5No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly. – Miguel De Cervantes

6I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up. – Tina Turner

7Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Fulghum

8Every word, facial expression, gesture or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don’t realize what messages they are sending. – Virginia Satir

9Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship. – Laura Schlessinger

10The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter. – Meryl Streep

11Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they’re fun, they do things together, they’re best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they’re going to respect Mom. – Tim Allen

12Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth. – Peter Ustinov

13Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built. – James Dobson

14Children should have enough freedom to be themselves, once they’ve learned the rules. – Anna Quindlen

15Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being. – Miriam Makeba

16You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. – Franklin P. Jones

17If you’re asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach. – Caitlyn Jenner

18We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook? – Ellen Goodman

19Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child’s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It’s not funny and it’s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn’t the least bit funny. – Ben Stein

20Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking. A child is more likely to smoke when they have been raised in the environment of a smoker. – Christy Turlington

21Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

22Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly. – P.J. O’Rourke

23It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglas

24At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. – Jane D. Hull

25Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process. – John F. Kennedy

26Each day of our lives we make deposits of the memory banks of our children. – Charles R. Swindoll

27A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham

28We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves. – Henry Ward Beecher

29How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child’s board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted. – Walter Scott

30Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision. – Denis Waitley



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