Respectful Parenting Quotes

If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. – Rachel Carson

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

What we are teaches the child far more than what we say, so we must be what we want our children to become. – Joseph Chilton Pearce

The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.  – Robert Brault

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

Sources: Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids, by Sura Hart & Victoria Kindle Hodson. http://www.quotegarden.com/parents.html

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Thea is a recovering perfectionist, Inner Confidence Coach and mum of three, who helps perfectionists, procrastinators, and other control freaks overcome their self-doubt and find inner confidence, calm and happiness.
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