10 Inspiring Positive Parenting Quotes to Help You Be a Better Parent

The most powerful way to change the world is to live in front of our children the way we would like the world to be.

Graham White

There is no such thing as a perfect parent so just be a real one.

Sue Atkins

If your children fear you, they cannot trust you. If they don’t trust you, they cannot learn from you.

Lori Petro

The point of parenting is not to have all the answers before we start out but instead to figure it out on the go as our children grow. Because as they do, so will we.

Bridgett Miller

A child seldom needs a good talking to as much as a good listening to.

Robert Brault

Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? 

Jane Nelsen

You can’t teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. When children feel better, they behave better.

Pam Leo

Many believe parenting is about controlling children’s behavior and training them to act like adults. I believe that parenting is about controlling my own behavior and acting like an adult myself. Children learn what they live and live what they learn.

L.R. Knost

It is ironic that adults want children to control their own behavior when the adults have difficulty controlling their own behavior.

Jane Nelsen

Don’t let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.

Glennon Melton

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