30 Inspiring Parenting Quotes that Teach TRU Parenting Principles

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Sometimes we need some inspiring words, something to lift our spirits and help us see things from a new perspective. The following are some of my favorite quotes I have come across recently. Each of them has a powerful message and can help us to better apply the three principles of TRU Parenting; Teaching, Relationship and Upgrading ourselves.

1. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luthermartinluther worldtopieces[pinit]

2. “There is no need to be perfect to inspire others… Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.” – Robert Tewroberttew imperfections[pinit]

3. “The way we treat our children directly impacts what they believe about themselves.”- Ariadne Brillariadnebrill the way we treat[pinit]

4. “No matter the problem, kindness is always the right response.” – L.R. Knostlrknost kindness[pinit]

5. “If you force control now, you risk your influence later.” – Lori PetroKTeague_AprilFreebie_2ps_Bluepaper[pinit]

6. “It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” – L.R. KnostKTeague_ItsaboutMOM_2ps_freebie_stock[pinit]

7. Young Children come to see themselves through the eyes of their parents. The way you speak to her is the way she speaks to herself.” – Rebecca Eanes and Laura ling (Positive Parenting in Action)RhonnaFarrer_FunkyFrame[pinit]

8. “You don’t need to attend every argument you’re invited to.” – UnknownFather and son or teacher and pupil shouting at each other through megaphone[pinit]

9. “Play is not a respite from learning. Play is Learning.” – Katie HurleyWoman and child playing hide and seek in summer park[pinit]

10. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstieneinstien fish stupid[pinit]

11. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother TeresaCherieMask_2ps_AllTwitterpated_brown[pinit]

12. “Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better?” – Jane Nelsonrhonna.farrer.2ps[pinit]

13. “If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.” – Haim GinottRhonnaFarrer_2ps_FreeLovedots[pinit]

14. “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” – Amy PoehlerRhonnaFarrer_FunkyFloralpatch[pinit]

15. “When in Doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” – Anna Quindlenmother and daughter[pinit]

16. “Now is the time to make tomorrow’s greatest memories.” – Josh Misnermisner tomorrow's memories[pinit]

17. “Childhood is messy and beautiful.” – Rachel Martinmessy but bueatiful[pinit]

18. “Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart rather than a piece of our mind.” – UnknownUntitled[pinit]

19. “Replace a goal of obedience with one of connection and trust instead. Children are drawn to follow those to whom they are emotionally connected. By parenting not for obedience but for relationship, kids are naturally inclined to follow your lead.” ― Kelly Bartlett (Encouraging Words for Kids)meMIyYM[pinit]

20. “Empathy is when a person accurately communicates that they see another’s intentions and emotional state. It means watching our child’s frustration and focusing on how life feels in that little child’s body, while putting our own anger and agenda into the background.” – Andrea Nairempathy by nair[pinit]

21. “The sign of great parenting is not the child’s behavior. The sign of truly great parenting is the parent’s behavior.” – Andy Smithsonandy parents behavior[pinit]

22. “Choose Happiness.” “Wake up and be awesome.” – Amanda from dirtandboogers.comamanda be awesome[pinit]

23. “The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.” – Anonymoustrue maturity anon[pinit]

24. “You may think the grass is greener on the other side, but if you take the time to water your own grass it would be just as green.” – Unknowngreen_grass unknown[pinit]

25. “Our children are watching how we live far more that they are hearing what we say. They are learning how to live by our choices, not by our words.” – L.R. Knostlr knost children are watching[pinit]

26. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving you goals.” – Zig Ziglarzig zigler becoming[pinit]

27. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” – Unknownfuture self quote[pinit]

28. “I’ll assure you, ambivalence is the crux of every human climb! That little voice that says, I do but I don’t, I will but I won’t.” On one side lies apathy and the other, commitment. One is easy but uninspiring. The other requires a moment of serious effort but yields fulfillment and new horizons!” – Andy Smithsonandy crux[pinit]

29. “The Secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socratessocrates change focus[pinit]

30. “I believe that the best way to inspire a quality, or even a habit, in our kids is to cultivate it in ourselves. This means that, parenting is a constant journey of learning and growth, of looking outward, toward my children, to see the areas in which I need to work at improving myself.” – Hannah Guari Mahannah guari ma cultivate in ourselves[pinit]

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