parenting Quotes

If parents had children who were good sleepers, they assumed this was due to their good parenting, not good luck.
 
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— Liane Moriarty
Parenting isn't just parenting your own child.
 
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— Lewis Black
When you stop knowing your kids' business and who they're hanging out with, you have stopped parenting.
 
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— Leigh Anne Tuohy
My worldview, my philosophy, my attitudes, my relationships, my parenting, my marriage - everything has been transformed by my relationship with Christ.
 
— Lee Strobel
My sport has transformed my body to be powerful for a specific task over years of training and competition. The more tuned for competition I am, the less "feminine" I look, and it has made me feel powerful on the track but self-conscious in the sack. That transformed for me as I let go of feminine ideals of all kinds, in work, parenting, etc.
 
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— Lauren Fleshman
Where I did feel a difference is learning to just work in a different way so that your resources are not completely depleted so that you don't have anything to give to your child when you go home, and fortunately I've been working long enough that I know how to make that shift so that I don't compromise my work or compromise my relationships; not compromising parenting is really the biggest difference.
 
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— Laura Linney
Anybody can make a baby without any checking, without thinking. This type of parenting can be tragic because one of the greatest actions a human being can do is to create another life.
 
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— Laura Huxley
Parenting changes your life, it changes how you hear yourself in relationship to others - which is part of the reason that a bunch of people in the rock community are sick of the goodwill and positive energy and love between these 45-year-old musicians who they preferred when they were 25 and taking stabs at each other.
 
— Lars Ulrich
I think parenting actually makes you lose pieces of your soul again, because they go off, into your children. Or, I mean, I am so fragmented, and I'm such a spacey person.
 
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— Larkin Grimm
I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do things. I find these books offer a lot of great opinions on many different subjects.
 
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— Kourtney Kardashian
Parenting @ a higher level of consciousness:1st love self so deeply that when ur child misbehaves U do not have 2 react @LoveNever_FailsWhen you give a little of yourself to a child, you give a little of yourself to their future!
 
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— Kevin Heath
Parenting tip: complement your child on something well done when they don't think you are looking!
 
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— Kevin Heath
To me parenting is all about trust. If you don't live by your words or actions how do you expect your kids to listen to you?
 
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— Kevin Heath
I read that book How to Hug a Porcupine [by Julie Ross] - it's my parenting bible. They say you have to trust your children and give them freedom. I say, OK, but this is New York City!
 
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— Kelly Ripa
Nothing that doesn't push you past your limits can change your life. It's true of work, it's true of parenting, and it's true - a hundred times over - of love.
 
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— Katherine Center
Teaching my kids to give back is an essential part of parenting. It's not something that's optional. Compassion is one of the basic values that I want my children to have: that if they see a need, whether it's around the corner or thousands of miles of away, they should feel motivated to do whatever they can to help.
 
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— Kate Snow
I stumble all the time parenting my daughter. I ask her for forgiveness all the time and I preach forgiveness to her.
 
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— Justin Hartley
I really like 'Shameless' because it brings up important issues, but we get to talk and laugh and look at something that's really important that's a problem, like alcoholism and bad parenting. It's done in a funny, smart way.
 
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— Justin Chatwin
We go into parenting, and we discover that we don't have the answers. We are at a loss.
 
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— Julia Cameron
We know that there are several predisposing factors to gun violence: poverty, lack of education, lack of good parenting, lack of jobs, living in an environment where violence is seen every day, all the time. And children being born to children are likely to have all of these predisposing factors.
 
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— Joycelyn Elders
Don't judge other people. For example, if you want God's anointing to be on you for parenting, you need to be careful not to criticize other parents.
 
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— Joyce Meyer
Most people who have grown up introverted in this very extroverted culture of ours have had painful experiences of feeling like they are out of step with what's expected of them. Parenting can pose unique challenges for introverted parents, who fear that their own painful experiences will be repeated in their children's lives.
 
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— Jonathan Cain
Mindful parenting is the hardest job on the planet, but it's also one that has the potential for the deepest kinds of satisfactions over the life span, and the greatest feelings of interconnectedness and community and belonging.
 
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— Jon Kabat-Zinn
The real meditative practice is to open up to the full range of what happens in life. And parenting is a fantastic arena for doing that kind of spiritual training. It's as much a potential door into enlightenment as anything else.
 
— Jon Kabat-Zinn
Today's mom watches her every child-rearing step lest she commit some egregious and apocalyptic parenting faux pas that will certainly doom her child to a life spent sleeping under overpasses, or worse, not going to Harvard.
 
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— John Rosemond
All the cliches are true about parenting. All I've ever wanted to do is be a father, but there's this existential mirror that's held up when you have a kid.
 
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— John Krasinski
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
 
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— Jodie Foster
I take parenting incredibly seriously. I want to be there for my kids and help them navigate the world, and develop skills, emotional intelligence, to enjoy life, and I'm lucky to be able to do that and have two healthy, normal boys.
 
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— Joan Cusack
As a dad, you are the Vice President of the executive branch of parenting. It doesn't matter what your personality is like, you will always be Al Gore to your wife's Bill Clinton. She feels the pain and you are the annoying nerd telling them to turn off the lights.
 
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— Jim Gaffigan
Babies and toddlers are mostly what I've been exposed to at this point. I'm hoping parenting just gets much easier after this. It does, right?
 
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— Jim Gaffigan
Twitter allowed me to talk about parenting in short snippets and find out what I really wanted to say about it, which is that I'm a dad who had no idea what he's doing.
 
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— Jim Gaffigan
Parenting is not for sissies. You have to sacrifice and grow up
 
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— Jillian Michaels
The truth about parenting is that the reality of our lives needs to be enough.
 
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— Jessica Valenti
The less obvious hurdle is that of preparing parents emotionally and putting forward realistic images of parenthood and motherhood. There also needs to be some sort of acknowledgement that not everyone should parent - when parenting is a given, it's not fully considered or thought out, and it gives way too easily to parental ambivalence and unhappiness.
 
— Jessica Valenti
The cultural insistence that parenting is the 'most important' job in the world is a smart way to satiate unappreciated women without doing a damn thing for them.
 
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— Jessica Valenti
I think that the ideal of parenting can make people unhappy. It's that this lie that they're being told by society that parenting is one thing - and when parenting is something completely different - that's what makes them unhappy.
 
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— Jessica Valenti
I think you should be into whatever your kids care about, and fuel that desire. That's good parenting.
 
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— Jeremy Coon
We all have the power to choose how we are going to handle every situation we are faced with throughout our lives. We are in control of the decision we make whether it's about work, relationships, parenting, or our health.
 
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— Jennifer Hudson
Loving and parenting a dog as a single parent can create all sorts of new and unusual problems, but also new sources of joy.
 
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— Jenna Morasca
Quinn Cummings is a master story-teller and her book is nothing short of delightful. Her insights into topics like celebrity, parenting, and cats with a taste for homicide are pithy and uproarious and not to be missed. Notes from the Underwire is charming, hilarious, and just snarky enough to be ultimately satisfying.
 
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— Jen Lancaster