‘Pearls Of Wisdom’ – Inspirational Quotes For Parents

§  DON’T compare your child to a sibling or anybody else!

§  Listen more to your kids and talk less

§  ‘Men are what their mothers made them’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

§  ‘Children are the living messages to a time we will never see’

§  Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression – Haim Ginott

§  It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear. – Terence

§  Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them.

§  ‘Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.’ – James Baldwin

§  Soft is the heart of a child- take care not to harden it’

§  “One of the greatest Questions to ask yourself at the end of the day is, “If I were the only example my child has from whom to learn right from wrong, what would she have learned today?”  – Dr Michele Borba

§  All children behave as well as they are treated

§  ‘Children have more need of models than of critics.’  ~ Carolyn Coats

§  ‘To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.’ ~ Anonymous

§  ‘A child, like your stomach, doesn’t need all you can afford to give it.”~ Frank A. Clark

§  “If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.”~ Abigail Van Buren

§  Talk to your child in the positive, NOT in the negative. For example, instead of saying ‘stop your whining’, say ‘use your big, strong voice’.

§  Give your child LOTS of great eye contact!

§  As we explore the world of a child, we must remember that the spousal relationship remains WITHOUT A DOUBT the most important bond in a family.  It’s effect on a child throughout his life is TREMENDOUS.  So do something special with your spouse tonight!

§  Be silly with your kids. Make funny faces. Create silly noises. Find ways to giggle.

§  Focus on what your kids are doing right and PRAISE them for it!


About Catherine

We are baby Joshua and Jonathan. Our births thrill the whole family like charming princes. Surely our amazing daily growth is impressive. Any speical time you spend with us will become speical memory. Therefore, this blog comes handy for everyone who knows us to write something about us so that we can read when I grow up. The more, the merrier... - Kiss and Hug from Baby Joshua and Jonathan.
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