Parenting is not an easy task, but it is surely worth it. This is a collection of 20 great parenting advice quotes for you wherever you are on your parenting journey.
As the parent of a toddler myself, I know how easy it is to be plagued by doubts and insecurities. It is very easy to feel like you are not doing enough, but this is to remind you that you are doing enough as a parent.
I hope that these quotes will inspire you and where possible offer you the much needed advice and affirmation on your parenting journey.
20 of The Best and Most Inspiring Parenting Advice Quotes
To the parent who is working hard to be present in their children’s lives. Be encouraged:
“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.” —Barbara Johnson
To you who loves your children to death:
“A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.” —Frank A. Clark
Be careful what you say and how you talk to your children:
“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” —Peggy O’Mara
On believing in our children:
“Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” — Lady Bird Johnson
To the parent who wants to raise the best children, here is some good advice:
“Whatever you would have your children become, strive to exhibit in your own lives and conversation.” —Lydia H. Sigourney”
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On the power of your words:
“Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities.” —Gary Smalley.
On being your child’s biggest cheerleader:
“My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother” — Wilma Rudolph (she went on to be the first American woman to win 3 gold medals in track and field events at Rome Olympics Games, 1960.)
For the parent who constantly doubts their judgment:
“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” —Dr. Benjamin Maclane Spock.
For you who feels unprepared for the parenting journey:
“No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off guard. Parenthood chooses you. And you open your eyes, look at what you’ve got, say “Oh, my gosh,” and recognize that of all the balls there ever were, this is the one you should not drop. It’s not a question of choice.” —Marisa de los Santos
For the parent who is always involved in their children’s lives, keep doing it right! May this affirm your commitment:
“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” — Jane D. Hull
Wisdom nugget: Children do as you do, not as you say.
“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” — Carl Jung
Feeling overwhelmed by your toddler? Don’t give up yet,
“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” — Frederick Douglass
Are you overwhelmed by all the evil around you and wondering how to navigate it with your babies? Here is some advice from Walt Disney:
“Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.” — Walt Disney
On training by example:
“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” —Robert Fulghum
Is your child being disrespectful to you? Well, dear parent, you may want to do something about it because:
“A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” —Billy Graham
Do you wonder if you have this parenting thing figured out? Well, here something you need to hear:
“The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.” —Ewan McGregor
What is the best inheritance for your children? I personally believe the best thing I inherited from my father was his ability to dream big. Guess what the great inventor, Thomas Edison says:
“When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value.” —Thomas Edison
On spending time vs spending money on your children:
“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.” —Abigael Van Buren
Ever wondered whether you are enough as a parent? You are doing just fine. And here is why:
“There is no such thing as a perfect parent so just be a real one.” — Sue Atkins
On matters of happiness:
“The greatest happiness is family happiness.” —Joyce Brothers
Much Needed Parenting Advice?
I really hope you liked these quotes about parenting as much as I did. Parenting is a wonderful journey, especially when you walk it with others. Whether you are a stay at home parent or a working parent, you are the best parent your child could have.
Now step out in confidence and train that child in the way they should go every day of your life. You can gather as much information as you need to, read as many books as you can but never forget this; You are an awesome parent, just as you are.
How do I know that? The fact that you are here, seeking advice, inspiration, and encouragement, that is enough to tell the kind of parent you are.
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Love and Light.