8 Quotes to Encourage You As Parents

Need a little inspiration and a parenting pick-me-up? Check out these 8 quotes that are sure to encourage you as parents.

Robert Fulghum once said, "All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten," and isn't that the truth? Parenthood teaches us some of life's most profound lessons, from the importance of unconditional love to the sheer joy of watching our kiddos grow and thrive.

But, somedays (especially the tougher ones of parenting) we could all use a little pick-me-up. Hearing a few words of wisdom from those that have walked this path before us can be just what we need to lift us up when we’re feeling stuck.

We've put together a collection of some of our favorite quotes about parenthood that promise to encourage, uplift, and inspire you as you continue on your path of becoming a more conscious parent.

So grab a cup of tea, find a cozy spot, and read through the wisdom of these timeless words. May these 8 quotes serve as gentle reminders of the beauty and resilience found in the world of parenting and consciously raising our children.

8 Quotes to Encourage You As Parents

"There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one." - Sue Atkins

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”  –  Barbara Kingsolver

“There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

“The way that we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara

“Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.” – C.S. Lewis

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.” – Jesse Jackson

“Parenting is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have.” – Brene Brown

“Parenthood. It's about guiding the next generation and forgiving the last.” – Peter Krause