101 Beautiful Parenting Quotes That Reflect Love And Care

101 Beautiful Parenting Quotes That Reflect Love And Care

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Parenting is the biggest responsibility one can take up. The future of your children is in your hands, and that is a big job at hand.

The journey is tough but rewarding as well. As you see your children grow to become adorable, caring, sensible and responsible, you feel satisfied about a job well done.

And to keep you motivated, MomJunction shares parenting quotes that are inspiring, and reflect your love and care, and the relationship with the child.

Inspirational Quotes about Parents

These quotes will reassure you that you are on the right path.

  1. “Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, every movement, and action affects. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than a parent.” – Bob Keeshan

Inspirational Parenting Quotes

  1. “One of the greatest titles in the world is a parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.” – Jim DeMint
  1. “Parenting is the biggest sacrifice one can make. It’s putting your life on hold to fulfill the promise of your children’s tomorrow.”
  1. “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” -Hodding Carter
  1. “Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry.”- Alvin Price
  1. “To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.”- James E. Faust
  1. “There’s nothing called a perfect parent, so just be a real one.”- Sue Atkins
  1. “The children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.” – Whitney Houston
  1. “A father’s goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother’s goodness deeper than the sea.”- Japanese proverb

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Inspirational Quotes on Parenting

  1. “By loving them for more than their abilities we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.”- Eileen Kennedy-Moore
  1. “Your children need your presence more than your presents.”- Jesse Jackson
  1. “Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth.”- Virginia Satir
  1. “If you have never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” – Bette Davis
  1. “Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hubert
  1. “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.”
  1. “Be the parent today that you want your kids to remember tomorrow.”
  1. “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach them.”- WEB DuBois
  1. “The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.” —Ewan McGregor

Inspirational Quotes about Parenting

  1. “When you look at your life, the greatest happiness is family happiness.”- Joyce Brothers
  1. “Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.”- Abraham Lincoln
  1. “Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.”- W Cecil
  1. “If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent, and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.”- Brian Tracy

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Quotes on Parents Love and Care

A parent’s love comes in its purest form. It is everlasting and unconditional. Here are some quotes on a parent’s love and care.

  1. “Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.” – Dr. TP Chia
  1. “A parent’s love is made of deep devotion, sacrifice, and pain; It is endless and unselfish, and enduring come what may.”
  1. “The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.” – James E. Faust
  1. “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”- Ann Brashares
  1. “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.”- Mitch Albom

Quotes on Parents love and care

  1. “A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.”- Robert Brault
  1. “Love is giving your kids your undivided attention and time.”- Kevin Heath
  1. “It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.”-Roald Dahl
  1. “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.”-Henry Ward Beecher
  1. “A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.”-Helen Rice
  1. “A mother is a person who is seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”-Tenneva Jordan
  1. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”- Honore de Balzac
  1. “The most beautiful thing in the world is to see your children smiling and knowing that you’re the reason behind their smile.”
  1. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired; it need not be deserved.”-Erich Fromm

Positive Parenting Quotes

  1. “Love as powerful as your mother’s for you, leaves its own mark to have been loved so deeply .. will give us some protection forever.”-J.K. Rowling
  1. “There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.”-Anne Lamott
  1. ”Always kiss your children goodnight – even if they’re already asleep.”-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  1. “You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.” -Barbara Bush
  1. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” -Jewish proverb
  1. “Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you’re telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.”-Bill Cosby
  1. “Parents hold their children’s hands for just a little while, but their hearts forever.”
  1. “First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

Parenting Love Quotes

  1. “Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be when you grow up.” ― Jodie Picoult
  1. “A good father is a source of inspiration and self-restraint. A good mother is the root of kindness and humbleness.” – Dr. TP Chia
  1. “Parents are the greatest gifts for children to help them find their talents.”
  1. “Our parent’s prayer is the most beautiful poetry and expectations.”– Aditia Rinaldi
  1. “In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.”– Robert Brault

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Funny parenting quotes

Sometimes, the frustrations of parenting can actually make you funny. Here are some funny parenting quotes:

  1. “That’s what children are for—that their parents may not be bored.” ― Ivan Turgenev
  1. “My biggest parenting conundrum: why is it so hard to put someone who is already sleepy to sleep.” – Chrissy Teigen
  1. “Parents had some kind of sin radar. They always called when you were in the middle of something you just knew they’d consider wrong. Or at least risky.”― Rachel Caine
  1. “Having children is like living in a frat house- nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.”- Ray Romano

Funny Parenting Quotes

  1. “I thought I’d never be the annoying person, but as soon as Winnie was born, I was showing iPhone snaps to a cab driver.” – Jimmy Fallon
  1. “A 2-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.”- Jerry Seinfeld
  1. “My kid is turning out just like me. Well played, karma. Well played.”
  1. “Nobody is hungrier than the kid who has been told it’s time for bed.”
  1. “90% of parenting is about when you can lie down again.”
  1. “I love when my kids tell me they’re bored. As if the lady standing in front of a full sink of dirty dishes is where you go to get ideas about how to have a good time.”
  1. “Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.”- Phyllis Diller
  1. “Not all who wander are lost. Some are just moms in target, hiding from their kids.”
  1. “The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.”- Lane Olinghouse
  1. “The easiest way to shop with kids is not to.”
  1. “The perfect time for kids to ask questions, need to go to the bathroom, request more food is bedtime.”
  1. “The only thing kids wear out faster than their shoes is their parents.”

Funny Quotes About Parents

  1. “I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.”
  1. “Having one child makes you a parent; having two makes you a referee.”
  1. “People who say they sleep like babies usually don’t have them.”
  1. “Toddlers should come with their own clean-up crew.”

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Parent-Child Relationship Quotes

There is no relationship on earth as safe, selfless, and limitless as a parent-child’s. These quotes celebrate the same:

  1. “Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.”- Plato
  1. “Children learn to smile from their parents.”- Shinichi Suzuki
  1. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”- Elizabeth Stone
  1. “The parenting journey holds the potential to be a spiritually regenerative experience for both the parent and the child, where every moment is a meeting of spirits. And both parent and child appreciate that each dances on a spiritual path that’s unique, holding hands and yet alone”. – Dr. Shefali Tsabary

“Behind every child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” - Parent Child Quotes

  1. “I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.” – Jim Carrey
  1. “The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.”- Frank A. Clark
  1. “He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.”-Bible
  1. “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.”-Charles R. Swindoll
  1. “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.”
  1. “Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.”- Bill Ayers
  1. “It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness than by fear.”-Terence
  1. “Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life, and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities.”-Gary Smalley

Good Parenting Quotes - “Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship.”- Laura Schlessinger

  1. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother.”- Abraham Lincoln
  1. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”- Theodore Hesburgh
  1. “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum
  1. “Children are just different from one another, especially in temperament. Some are shy, others bold; some active, some quiet; some confident, others less so. Respect for individual differences is in my view the cornerstone of good parent-child relationships.”- Sandra Scarr
  1.  “Romance fails us, and so do friendships, but the relationship of a parent and child, less noisy than all the others, remains indelible and indestructible, the strongest relationship on earth.”- Theodor Reik
  1. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.”
  1. “The best way to advise your children is to find out what they want and then advice them to do it.”- Harry S. Truman
  1. “Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned.”- Dorothy Nolte
  1. “The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example.”- Drew Barrymore
  1. “There’s always the syndrome of the parent-child relationship: when someone has known you since you were very young, it doesn’t matter how much more independent, how much older or more mature you get – there is still that element, the dynamic of the relationship that is very hard to transform successfully.” – Helene Grimaud

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A parent and child relationship happens naturally. You don’t have to try for it or ask for it but you have to nurture it like a plant in your garden that will grow into a beautiful tree one day.

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