Good Parenting Quotes

Good Parenting Quotes by James E. Faust, Joyce Maynard, Benjamin Spock, Shiv Khera, Oscar Wilde, Mel Carnahan and many others.

To be a good father and mother requires that the parent

To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character.
James E. Faust
It’s not only children who grow. Parents do too.
Joyce Maynard
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
Benjamin Spock
Good parenting give headaches but bad parenting gives heartaches.
Shiv Khera
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
Oscar Wilde
Parents are key when it comes to keeping kids off drugs. Good parenting is the best anti-drug we have.
Mel Carnahan
You can think of spiritual practice as a kind of spiritual re-parenting … You’re offering yourself the two qualities that make up good parenting: understanding – seeing yourself for who you truly are – and relating to what you see with unconditional love.
Tara Brach
I think you should be into whatever your kids care about, and fuel that desire. That’s good parenting.
Jeremy Coon
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
James A. Baldwin
A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to.
Robert Breault
The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil…
Walt Disney
If parents had children who were good sleepers, they assumed this was due to their good parenting, not good luck.
Liane Moriarty
Say “no” only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, “All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle.”
Gretchen Rubin
Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.
Princess Diana
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
I think that good parenting should allow children to be children. That naivety and slightly open way of looking at the world is very valuable.
Robert Winston
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child’s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It’s not funny and it’s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn’t the least bit funny.
Ben Stein
Sometimes to be a good parent… You have to laugh when you want to be angry. You have to be angry when you want to laugh. And that is why good parenting is tough.
Daniel Pearce
I think there are many ways to raise great kids. From what I can tell, Ayelet Waldman’s kids are interesting, strong, and happy, and if that’s the case, that’s good parenting.
Amy Chua
Never fear spoiling children by making them too happy. Happiness is the atmosphere in which all good affections grow
Thomas Bray
Nobody ever becomes an expert parent. But I think good parenting is about consistency. Its about being there at big moments, but its also just the consistency of decision making. And its routine.
Sebastian Coe
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Adams
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Benjamin Spock
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.
Joycelyn Elders