15 Perfect Quotes About Fathers, Mothers, and Families

15 Perfect Quotes about Dads, Moms, and Families

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Ewan McGregor might have hit the nail on the head when saying, “The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.” We all have had those days, where we have been fumbling and stumbling through parenthood, and we read a quote and think: well @&%!, hope I haven’t left too long a path of destruction. For me, some of those quotes about dads, moms, and families are in this list. And cheers to Ewan for reminding us that we are human.

15 Perfect Quotes about Dads, Moms, and Families

In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.” – Robert Brault

“In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.” – Robert Brault

If your children fear you, they cannot trust you. If they don’t trust you, they cannot learn from you. — Lori Petro

“If your children fear you, they cannot trust you. If they don’t trust you, they cannot learn from you.” — Lori Petro (Teach Through Love)

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others. — Haim Ginott

“If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.” — Haim Ginott

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father. — Orson Scott Card

“I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.” — Orson Scott Card

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

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

Don’t compare your child to others. There is no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” — Unknown

“Don’t compare your child to others. There is no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” — Unknown

Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned.” — Dorothy Nolte

“Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned.” — Dorothy Nolte

Be the calm you want to see in your child. – Renee Jain

“Be the calm you want to see in your child.” – Renee Jain

“We have to prepare the child for the path, not the path for the child.” – Tim Elmore

“We have to prepare the child for the path, not the path for the child.” – Tim Elmore

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.” – Barbara Johnson

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.” – Barbara Johnson

“Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.” — W Cecil

“Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.” — W Cecil

“Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be when you grow up.” ― Jodie Picoult

“Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be when you grow up.” ― Jodie Picoult

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

“Children spell love… T—I—M—E.” – Dr. A. Witham

“Children spell love… T—I—M—E.” – Dr. A. Witham

“A child’s mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.” – Dorothea Brande

“A child’s mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.” – Dorothea Brande

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