I hope these quotes resonate with you as much as they do with me.
There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one. ~ Sue Atkins
Don’t worry that children never listen to you, worry that they are always watching you. ~ Robert Fulghum
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example. ~ Drew Barrymore
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. ~ Linda Wooten
Your kids watch you for a living. It’s their job; it’s what they do. That’s why it’s so important to try your best to be a good role model. ~ James Lehman
It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. ~ Ann Landers
It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it myself. ~ Joyce Maynard
Treat a child as though he already is the person he’s capable of becoming. ~ Haim Ginott
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. ~ Carl Jung
Little eyes ears and hearts are always watching and learning how to navigate life through you. Let them see you not just survive but thrive. ~ Tracy Nolin Beerman
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