Parenting Humour.

For many of us, parenting is the most challenging and rewarding of times. These quotes reflect the lessons, humour, joy, responsibility and wisdom that can be gained from our role as a parent.

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

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.
– Japanese Proverb

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
– Frank A. Clark

The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.
– Lane Olinghouse

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

Praise your children and they will blossom!
– Author Unknown

Some parents could do more for their children by not doing so much for them.
– Author Unknown

My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Budinton Kelland

Parenthood, it’s not a job. It’s an adventure!
– Unknown

Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
– H. Jackson Brown

Don’t demand respect as a parent. Demand civility and insist on honesty. But respect is something you must earn – with kids as well as with adults.
– William Attwood

A child born into a home of ideals has inherited the finest and best which life can give him.
– Harry H. Epstein

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.
– Frederick Douglass

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
– Orlando A. Battista

Don’t be discouraged if your children reject your advice. Years later they will offer it to their own offspring.
– Anonymous

A two-year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.
– Jerry Seinfeld

A child is a gift that comes through you to the world.
– Unknown

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
– Robert Fulghum

Your children need your presence more than your presents.
– Jesse Jackson

The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
– Oscar Wilde

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.

– Kahlil Gibran

A person soon learns how little he knows when a child begins to ask questions.
– Richard L. Evans

There are two lasting gifts we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
– Hodding Carter, Jr.

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