Many people long for a better world, but we can’t build it with just words and ideas. We need to do the hard work of raising our children and teaching them how to be decent human beings.
And that starts with setting an example as parents: learning from our mistakes, forgiving ourselves, staying positive even when life is tough.
Here are some inspiring quotes on positive parenting which will help you keep your head up through the toughest moments as a parent.
Our Favorite Positive Parenting Quotes
Finding the balance between our responsibilities is one of the biggest parenting struggles. We don’t have all the answers. But we can choose how we handle the little things.
Teaching them that “spilled milk” happens, and it isn’t a big deal shows them love and compassion. It also helps them to understand when they’ve made a mistake and you need to address it.
They can learn from their mistakes with kindness and love, instead of fear and frustration.
Many times in life we all will slip and fall, but that doesn’t mean we give up. We get back up and do our best to pick ourselves back up
This attachment parenting quote his hard for a lot of new mothers.
We are often given the advice to let them “cry it out” and “holding them too much will spoil them.”
But we can’t spoil babies with lots of love and meeting their essential needs.
This beautiful quote points out that the emotions that we could provide as parents. That naturally children just want to feel love and connected. Imagine the future we could have if everyone felt this.
Beth Berry is the author of a Motherwhelmed. A book that shines light on why so many mothers feel overwhelmed in today’s society.
She has a beautiful perspective on what causes mother’s everywhere to feel so defeated on the messy frontier of modern motherhood and how they can take their power back.
Parents are often conflicted about what to do when their child is having a tantrum or meltdown.
But truth is, tantrums are just a child’s way of expressing their intense emotions.
When you shift the perspective from “they’re manipulating you” to “they’re having a hard time” it makes dealing with temper tantrums so much easier.
Allowing children to learn and explore on their own can give them tons of confidence. And exposing them to different lifestyles, norms and experiences will broaden their horizons and help them think outside the box.
This may be one of my favorite positive parenting quotes. As human beings are filled with self doubt, especially when it comes to parenting.
But if we tap into our inner instincts and listen to our hearts we will always make the right choices. We know our children and what they truly need.
We just have to listen.
Being present and involved while raising your child is the biggest gift you can give yourself and them. Children grow quickly.
Our time to have a positive impact on them is short. If you are struggling on your parenting journey, the first step is awareness and decision for change.
As parents we like to think we have it all understood by the time we have little ones. But on the contrary.
We are always learning from our children, our actions and our choices. We see the outcomes and realize where we are going right and where we are going wrong.
These are our lessons.
Words of affirmation is like food to the soul. We could all use a daily dose of these words, especially as children. Eventually our voice helps mold their inner voice.
Another one of my favorite parenting quotes. Many parents feel guilty for not being able to give their children all the possessions they might ask for or desire.
But truth is, they’ll hardly remember any of that stuff. What they will remember is how you felt for them and that you made them feel loved and cherished.