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These meaningful parenting quotes are pointed in some ways and in other ways they are as gentle as a lamb. We all know as kids our parents looked like giants. They quoted like giants. They were our first experience of an authority figure. Further, many people will tell you that their greatest influence was their parents.

Like the wind and rain parenting quotes are forever.

It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things.
-Anne Sullivan

There's really no point in having children if you're not going to be home enough to father them.
-Anthony Edwards

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
-Arnold H. Glasow

If kids come to educators and teachers from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
-Barbara Colorose

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
-Benjamin Spock

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
-Benjamin Spock

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play.
-Beverly Cleary

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
-Bob Filner

I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.
-Brooke Shields

If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.
-Bruce Jenner

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
-Buddha

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
-Carl Jung

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

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Parents 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

It's a huge change for your body. You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.
-Cindy Crawford

Parenthood and family come first for me, and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
-Clive Owen

You have to support your children to have a healthy relationship.
-Connie Sellecca

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
-Coretta Scott King

Love is staying up all night with a sick child - or a healthy adult.
-David Frost

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.
-Doug Larson

We 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

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
-Erma Bombeck

Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
-Evan Bayh

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

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
-Gloria Steinem

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
-Henry Ward Beecher

A mother who is really a mother is never free.
-Honore de Balzac

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