10 Important Parenting Quotes

What does one need motivational quotes for? I used to wonder. But when we became parents…we realised sometimes the written word is all the motivation you can hope to get.

So much of what we understand about our role as parents is borrowed from the brainwork of others, isn’t it? The essence of what they think, can be found in certain ‘quotable quotes’. In an attempt to curate the thoughts that have helped shape our parenting style, we are putting together this post with some easy to understand but deeply meaningful quotes by brainy people.

Dont forget to click on the names of the people who have been quoted if you want to know more about them and the context that they come from!!

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. Jane D. Hull

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth. Peter Ustinov

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses. Ellen Key

Parenting is no sport for perfectionists. Andrew Solomon

All children will do things that you may not want them to. That’s part of parenting. Carl Hart

The uncertainty of parenting can bring up feelings in us that range from frustration to terror. Brene Brown

I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do things. I find these books offer a lot of great opinions on many different subjects. Kourtney Kardashian

There’s nothing to be gained, and much to be lost, in trying to bend every child to match a one-size-fits-all notion of what it means to be a boy or girl of a specific age. Better to set a few parameters and then go with the flow. Call it ‘jazz parenting.’ Ezekiel Emanuel

There’s no one right way to be a person, we’re all just doing our best. So the same thing should apply to parenting and raising your children and the things you go through. Busy Philipps

Parenting is not just about you and your kid; it’s also about whomever you’re parenting your child with. So there is a kind of ‘awareness’ involved for everybody. It’s all about the way you interact with your child and participate in your child’s life. Anna Getty

What are your favorite parenting mantras?