4 Parenting Quotes You Won’t Forget

Every parent could use some helpful parenting advice. Why? Well, raising a little human being into becoming a well-adjusted adult can be a daunting task. How do parents accomplish this? Well, to help you, here are some fun childhood quotes about parenting that you will never forget! Hopefully, they will inspire and encourage you this week.

“A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.” – Comedian Jerry Seinfeld

Maybe you haven’t seen your floor in weeks because of the Legos, toys, dolls, and half empty sippy cups littering the floor. Maybe your toddler decided to redecorate your walls with a permanent marker. Or maybe you can’t remember the last time you and your significant other had more than ten minutes alone before being interrupted by a wailing preschooler who can’t find her favorite teddy bear.

“When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” – Writer Erma Bombeck

This fun childhood quote reminds parents of the importance to taking a time out for ourselves. When things are a little crazy, try to take a moment of calm (even if that means that the kids have to watch that ridiculous cartoon for all of thirty minutes while you breathe and drink a cup of coffee).

“My kid is turning out just like me. Well played, karma, well. Well-played.” – Anonymous

Nothing can be more terrifying than finding out that your child is just like you! Embrace the inevitable.

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.” Actress Phyllis Diller

Don’t stress about the dirty dishes, piles of somewhat smelly laundry, or those muddy handprints on your once-white walls. A lived-in home is a happy home.

No fear, we all go through this crazy time. And while it may seem like forever before you have a good night’s sleep or have to explain to your son that he needs to aim in the potty, not around it, rest assured that someday quiet and calm will return. Until then, enjoy the ride!