Parenting Quotes

All that children need is love, a grownup to take responsibility for them, and a soft place to land.

- Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches

Having a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face. You really need to be certain it's what you want before you commit.

- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Having kids sent a tornado through your marriage, then made you happy for the devastation. Even if you could rebuild everything just the way it was before, you’d never want to.

- Rainbow Rowell, Landline

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Children aren't colouring books. You don't get to fill them with your favourite colours.

- Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner