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12 Wise Quotes About Parenthood All Parents Need To Follow

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Parenting is the greatest gift in the world, to truly know unconditional love. But let’s face it, it can be exhausting, draining, and even isolating at times. We’ve put together the top 12 wise quotes about parenthood all parents need to follow. They will make you laugh, give you relief, and leave you with some words of wisdom from parents who have been there.   

1. Patience is a virtue

“Your kids are learning. So are you. They need patience. And so do you.”- Anonymous

2. Love is the greatest gift of all

“Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when we substitute ‘presents’ for ‘presence’.”- Anthony Witham

3. Remember your children are a joy

“Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they’re born, and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.”- Ray Romano

4.  Teach them to fly

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”- Dennis Waitley

5.  Perfect is overrated and unrealistic

“There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one.”- Sue Atkins

6.  We grow together

“It’s not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can’t tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself.” – Joyce Maynard

7.  Children are our greatest teachers

“A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.”- Paulo Coelho

8.  We learn how to be a parent from our children

“It’s our children who teach us how to be parents”- Susie Morgenstern

9.  Know when and where to praise and reprimand

“Praise your children openly, reprimand them secretly.”- W. Cecil

10.  Being a parent teaches you unconditional love

“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.”- Nicholas Sparks

11.  Make them feel loved and supported

“As your kids grow they may forget what you said, but won’t forget how you made them feel”- Kevin Heath

12.  Bless this mess

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.” – Phyllis Diller

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