“Let them be little, for they are only young once.” – Unknown

“The greatest gift you can give your child is your time.” – Unknown

“The days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin

“Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them makes an impression.” – Dr. Haim Ginott

“Being a parent means loving your children more than you’ve ever loved yourself.” – Unknown

“The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been, and the memories we’ve made along the way.” – Unknown

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – A. A. Milne

“Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hulbert

“A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” – Carl Sandburg “To a child, love is spelled T-I-M-E.” – Zig Ziglar

“A child has a special way of adding joy to every day.” – Unknown

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

“The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.” – Unknown SAMEN STERK QUOTE

“There is no greater joy than watching your child grow.” – Unknown

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

“Everything a child is and experiences in his early years sets the foundation for the rest of his life.” – Unknown

“The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.” – Unknown

“It takes a big heart to shape little minds.” – Unknown

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John W. Whitehead

“Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about but the hardest thing in the world to do.” – Matt Walsh

“No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off-guard. Parenthood chooses you. And you open your eyes, look at what you’ve got, say “Oh, my gosh,” and recognize that of all the balls there ever were, this is the one you should not drop.” – Marisa de los Santos

“Parenthood is a journey that is a constant learning experience.” – Unknown

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” – Theodore Hesburgh