Parenting Quotes

I grew up with no money. My kids will grow up with a lot of money and so it's really important to me, and it will always be a part of my parenting, to keep them conscientious and connected socially to other people.
– Ryan Phillippe
I get whatever placidity I have from my father. But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
– Norma Shearer
I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real.
– Reese Witherspoon
I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house they want places to play.
– Beverly Cleary
I came to parenting the way most of us do - knowing nothing and trying to learn everything.
– Mayim Bialik
I barely have time for my own children. To adopt more children and not have time for them, that would be poor parenting on my part.
– Mary J. Blige
Home life's great, man. The kids are great, happy and healthy. I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.
– Ryan Phillippe
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
– Martin Mull
Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.
– Matthew Broderick
For me, Twitter works best as a way of taking pictures of being stuck in traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. If people really want to read really funny quips about life, parenting, and pop culture, then by all means read Michael Ian Black's tweets.
– Michael Showalter
For decades, parents were told by so-called parenting 'experts' that offspring would be best raised on the belief each is special and entitled to all life has to offer.
– Bob Barr
Every cliche about kids is true they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
– Liam Neeson
Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
– Ron Taffel
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
– Charles R. Swindoll
Don't reward bad behavior. It is one of the first rules of parenting. During the financial cataclysm of 2008, we said it differently. When we bailed out banks that had created their own misfortune, we called it a 'moral hazard,' because the bailout absolved the bank's bad acts and created an incentive for it to make the same bad loans again.
– Eliot Spitzer
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
– Carl Jung
Believe me, my children have more stamina than a power station.
– Robbie Coltrane
Autism is a neurological disorder. It's not caused by bad parenting. It's caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain's computer cables that hook up the different brain departments.
– Temple Grandin
Attachment parenting is not a passive parenting style.
– Mayim Bialik
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.
– Jane D. Hull