Friday, January 22, 2010

I found some great quotes on parenting today.  Just thought I'd pass them along.

Parenthood:  That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.  ~Marcelene Cox

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.  ~John Wilmot

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.  ~Josh Billings

Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.  ~Roger Lewin

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids.  ~Bill Cosby, Fatherhood, 1986 

The trouble with having a stubbornness contest with your kids is that they have your stubbornness gene.  ~Robert Brault 

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.  ~Bill Cosby, Fatherhood, 1986

You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.  ~Polish Proverb