The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.
Parents Love Sayings and Quotes
“Love is giving your kids your undivided attention and time
“Parents must get across the idea that “I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.
“Your children need your presence more than your presents.
“He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
“A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore de Balzac
“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
“Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark to have been loved so deeply .. will give us some protection forever.
“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
“Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.
“There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.
“To understand your parents’ love you must raise children yourself.
“You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.
“No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
Miguel De Cervantes
“The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Frank A. Clark
“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings
“A mother understands what a child does not say
“Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly
“It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness than by fear
“When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.
“Always kiss your children goodnight – even if they’re already asleep.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you’re telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.
“Be nice to your adult children. They will most likely be the ones who someday take away your car keys and usher you into the convalescent care facility.
“I remembered all those years, including the day she was ten and announced to the family that when she grew up she was going to be a doctor and help people…Now at twenty, there she was in college enrolled in Davidson’s premedical major, pursuing her dream. I confess that I could not hold back the tears of joy.
“The longer I travel this parenting journey, the more it feels as if the road I’m on has taken me in a much different direction than I expected.