Being A Parent Quotes by Joyce Maynard, Dee Snider, Barbara Walters, Theodore Hesburgh, Noel Gallagher, Thomas Keneally and many others.
One of the sad realities of being a parent is that the same stuff you know is exciting, educational, and enriching in your child’slife is often messy, smelly and exhausting to deal with.
Being a parent is not a reasonable thing. It is a very hard thing. I am a parent and I know.
Being a parent is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Women have nine months more experience than you do – nine months to prepare for being a parent.
And I definitely wanted to be a writer, but I felt a duty now, having used up those educational resources, I felt a duty to the church and my parents to become a priest.
Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be
Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.
Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.
A very painful part of being a parent is having really negative feelings about your children when you love them so much.
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.
For me, as much about being a parent as it is about being a child.
I don’t have children of my own so I can’t say I know the plight of being a parent, but I can kinda understand some of the complexities of it.
Creating a child takes no love or skill; being a parent requires lots of both.
I don’t think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
Being a parent is the hardest job ever in life.