Becoming a parent is undeniably an arduous affair and definitely, one of the hardest jobs you will ever undertake in your lifetime - sounds heavy, we know, but it is merely the truth. Alongside moving home, changing careers and dealing with bereavement, parenting ranks high as one of life's biggest challenges.
As much as support from family and friends can benefit us, there are also words that may offer encouragement, spark change and strike a nerve, which may reside with us for a lifetime and may even evoke a new perspective and attitude to our own parenting style.
Here are ten phenomenal parenting quotes that might just do that. Parenting quotes that hit hard, make you think and that may even strengthen your bond with your children.
TOP 10 PARENTING QUOTES
“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.”
“Each day we make deposits into the memory banks of our children.”
- Charles R. Swindell
“Are you the adult you want your child to become?”
- Brene Browne
“Let them be little.”
“Make your kids feel capable and independent, not entitled.”
“A child that is allowed to be disrespectful to their parents will not have true respect for anyone. “
- Billy Graham
“Being a mom has made me really tired and so happy.”
- Tina Fey
“Parenting is F%#!ing hard.”
“She taught me that fear is not an option.”
- Diane Von Furstenberg, on her Mom.
“It is not easy being a mom. If it were easy then fathers would do it.”
- Betty White
Which quote resonates with you the most?