parenting quotes

Saskmom.com regularly features quotes about children, parenting, life and love. Here are a few favourites.  
  • Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~ Elizabeth Stone
  • The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~ Rajneesh
  • While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. ~ Angela Schwindt
  • Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big. ~ Robert Brault
  • Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ~ Charles R. Swindoll
  • The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. ~ William Wordsworth
  • We do not remember days, we remember moments. ~ Cesare Pavese
  • There are not seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child; there are seven million. ~ Walt Streightiff
  • The average child laughs about 400 times per day; the average adult laughs only 15 times per day. What happened to the other 385 laughs? ~ author unknown
  • Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. ~ William Stafford
  • The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives. ~ Robert Brault
  • Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. ~ C. Everet Koop, M.D.
  • It takes a real man to be a Daddy! ~ author unknown
  • She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. ~ Margaret Culkin Banning
  • We never know the love of our parents for us until we have become parents. ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  • Family is like branches of a tree. We grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one. ~ author unknown
  • Parenthood: it's not a job, it's an adventure! ~ author unknown
  • When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers
  • If life was easy, where would the adventure be? ~ author unknown
  • There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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