The Ups and Downs of Parenting, in Quotes

These quotes help you to appreciate the ups and downs of parenting, and to know that you are not alone in this journey.

Parenting Quotes for Hard Times

"Parenting is the greatest joy and the toughest job on the planet."

"The best thing about being a parent is watching your child grow and learn."

“We’re all imperfect parents, and that’s perfectly okay. Tiny humans need connection, not perfection.”

“The point of parenting is not to have all the answers before we start out but instead to figure it out on the go as our children grow. Because as they do, so will we.”

“It takes a village to raise a child. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.”

“The truth is, parenting as well as we can is always hard – really, truly, the hardest thing any of us has ever done.”

“No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off guard. Parenthood chooses you. And you open your eyes, look at what you’ve got, say “Oh, my gosh,” and recognize that of all the balls there ever were, this is the one you should not drop. It’s not a question of choice.”

“Parenting is a lifetime job and does not stop when a child grows up.

“There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be the best one you can be.”

“Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do.”

“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.”

“The Golden Rule of Parenting is do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!”

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