More Great Quotes About Kids

Here are some more great quotes: to make you laugh, cry, or just think about being a parent.

Remember, when your child has a tantrum, don’t have one of your own. -Dr. J. Kuriansky

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. -Stacia Tauscher

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. -Franklin P. Jones

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it. -Harold Hulbert

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. -John W. Whitehead, The Stealing of America, 1983

Children are one third of our population and all of our future. -Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. -Rabindranath Tagore

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again. -Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes a village to raise a child. -African Proverb

To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons. -Marilyn French

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. -Anne Frank

The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant — and let the air out of the tires. -Dorothy Parker

Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. -George Washington Carver

If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much. –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The most effective form of birth control I know is spending the day with my kids. – Jill Bensley

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. -John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. -Mark Twain

Before you were conceived I wanted you
Before you were born I loved you
Before you were here an hour I would die for you
This is the miracle of life. – Maureen Hawkins

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they’re going. -P.J. O’Rourke

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About Teresa McEntire

Teresa McEntire grew up in Utah the oldest of four children. She currently lives in Kuna, Idaho, near Boise. She and her husband Gene have been married for almost ten years. She has three children Tyler, age six, Alysta, four, and Kelsey, two. She is a stay-at-home mom who loves to scrapbook, read, and of course write. Spending time with her family, including extended family, is a priority. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and currently works with the young women. Teresa has a degree in Elementary Education from Utah State University and taught 6th grade before her son was born. She also ran an own in-home daycare for three years. She currently writes educational materials as well as blogs for Families.com. Although her formal education consisted of a variety of child development classes she has found that nothing teaches you better than the real thing. She is constantly learning as her children grow and enjoys sharing that knowledge with her readers.

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