Life as a parent is full of joy, excitement and discovery. Here you are, with this little person you created and you’re feeling a love never felt before. But it can also be one of the hardest jobs you’ll ever do. There will be good days and bad days – just remember you’re not alone.
We’re all living in an uncertain world at the moment, so here are a few parenting quotes to keep you going. While the sources are unknown, the words are inspiring.
“Your greatest contribution to the world may not be something you do, but someone you raise.”
“There are two gifts we should give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.”
“You will never look back on life and think ‘I spent too much time with my kids’.”
“Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”
“To raise a child who is comfortable enough to leave you means you’ve done your job. They are not ours to keep but to teach how to soar on their own.”
“Be who you needed when you were young.”
“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.”
“A child fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.”
“A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
“In raising my children, I may have lost my mind but I found my soul.”