“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”Benjamin Spock


“When parents say ‘Because I said so.’ you know you made a good argument.”  – hollywoodlife.com

“Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” – Matthew Jacobson

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”Anne Frank

“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.”Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

be the encourager“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”Maya Angelou

“Don’t let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.” Glennon Melton-Doyle, Momastery

“Your children will see what you’re all about by what you live rather than what you say.”Wayne Dyer

“We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.”President Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.”Ray Romano

“Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself.”Wayne Dyer

“To bring up a child in the way he should go – travel that way yourself.”Josh Billings