Parenthood's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Parenthood's Quotes

#1. I looked at Lucas with the pang that a parent feels when he knows his child will be hurt and that it's no one's fault and that to try to preempt the rites of passage is an act of contempt for the child's courage. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#2. Fathers
Servicemen - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#3. We've been here dozen of times since we met, but this precious month before the baby is born feels like a last first date. There's a different kind of romance beginning. We will never again be entirely alone in the world - Author: Elizabeth Bard
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#4. - How does it feel to have a daughter?
- At times it's like holding a warm egg in my hand. - Author: Clarice Lispector
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#5. Culture was actually humanity's attempt to extend the womb. - Author: Christopher Henry Dawson
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#6. Although the infertile are entitled to sour grapes, it's against the rules, isn't it, to actually have a baby and spend any time at all on that banished parallel life in which you didn't. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#7. It's certainly TOUGH being AWESOME all
the time, but I do it so the kids have someone to look up to! - Author: Tanya Masse
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#8. But doing 'Parenthood,' I've never ever been happier in 35 years. I drive to work and I drive home. I'm like a factory worker and that is in my DNA. I love having a steady job with the same people. It's made me so much calmer and more content. Now I just hope the series goes on for 15 years. - Author: Dax Shepard
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#9. Single parenthood is hard, but it's simple too. You just do everything yourself. - Author: Amy Dickinson
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#10. It's a wild ride, this parenthood thing. Hardest thing I've done in my life and by far the best. - Author: Aidan Donnelley Rowley
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#11. Oxford in the Inklings' day was not so different in look and smell from the Oxford of today. Then, as now, one was tempted to fantasize one's surroundings as a Camelot of intellectual knight-errantry or an Eden of serene contemplation. Then, as now, there was bound to be disappointment. - Author: Philip Zaleski
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#12. Children see beauty in everything. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#13. Author Toni Morrison swats aside other possible sources of her success and says that the ONLY reason she is a great writer is because when she walked into a room as a child her father's face lit up. - Author: Donald Miller
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#14. He did not so much follow his father's example as his father's vision. - Author: John Taliaferro
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#15. It's a mystery of parenthood that your son can give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a stray, worm-riddled dog, share a piece of re-chewed gum from a kid with bronchitis and pick his nose and eat it on a regular basis, yet won't sit next to his sister because of 'Girl Germs'. - Author: Kathy Lette
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#16. Again, as it was after Udayan's death, there was an acute awareness of time, of the future looming, accelerating. The baby's lifetime, so scant, already outdistancing and outpacing her own. This was the logic of parenthood. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#17. He has not shown the special interest in reading that we should like to see but he likes shop work. George H. W. Bush's parents on his Andover application - Author: H.W. Brands
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#18. Cliff Stearns talks about what he did to Planned Parenthood, making Solyndra a household name - why didn't he do this sooner? Why didn't he see it coming? It's the oversight committee, not the hindsight committee. - Author: Ted Yoho
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#19. It's not Planned Parenthood. No, it's planned genocide. - Author: Herman Cain
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#20. The mother was conflicted between what she knows that what's possible. - Author: Brooke Hauser
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#21. To receive children's love and to come home to a child who runs to you with a hug, among the
most powerful emotional experiences available. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#22. Make me the father, O Lord, who will show my sons enough of a sense of humor, so that they will always be serious, but never take themselves too seriously. Give them humility, so they will always remember the simplicity of true greatness, the open mind of true wisdom, the meekness of true strength. - Author: Thom S. Rainer
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#23. There's no encyclopedia or book about parenthood. You learn on the fly. - Author: LeBron James
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#24. Frankie's chief virtue in my book is the way he talks about his kids. - Author: Andre Agassi
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#25. Helplessness in the face of a child's suffering is the curse of parenthood. - Author: Nancy Atherton
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#26. There's reality shows and things like that and I think 'Parenthood's kind of a throwback to what we used to have back in the '70s, '80s and '90s. People want to see this again, and I feel like it's just a solid, good show. - Author: Monica Potter
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#27. Become a parent. Lose your autonomy, but gain the wondrous superpower of The Magic Kiss that instantly dries tears and makes the pain of boo-boos disappear. - Author: PatriciaV. Davis
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#28. It's no mistake that the moment of impregnation is called conception: at first, parenthood is nothing more than an idea. - Author: Michael Redhill
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#29. Parenthood ... It's about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last. - Author: Peter Krause
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#30. Parenting is about preparing children to get along with each other, to get along with you and without you, and that it's impossible to get along without God. - Author: Ann Voskamp
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#31. 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. It's not a question of choice. - Author: Marisa De Los Santos
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#32. It's the silliness
the profligacy, and the silliness
that's so dizzying: a seven-year-old will run downstairs, kiss you hard, and then run back upstairs again, all in less than 30 seconds. It's as urgent an item on their daily agenda as eating or singing. It's like being mugged by Cupid. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#33. I was at home waiting for projects. I was on Parenthood and there was one season left, and I was thinking, "What's next?" I'm at this age where I'm trying to write my own script, and they sent this over and I decided to put myself on tape. - Author: Ray Romano
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#34. Among the most valuable but least appreciated experiences parenthood can provide are the opportunities it offers for exploring, reliving, and resolving one's own childhood problems in the context of one's relation to one's child. - Author: Bruno Bettelheim
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#35. If I had to do it all again, I would still want my same daughter and two sons; through laughter, tears, prayers, and blessings. - Author: Ana Monnar
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#36. [On parenthood:] You can't change your mind
you know, and say, this isn't working out, let's sell. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
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#37. It's my responsibility to cultivate the man in my son. I can't be passive about that. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#38. As president, I will take that common ground and sign the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. I will stop allowing taxpayer money to fund Planned Parenthood. And I will support those pregnancy centers and women's health clinics around the country that are actually serving their communities. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#39. The greatest lessons I learned from my father didn't come from lectures or discipline or even time spent together. What has stuck with me is his example. From watching, I chose whether to be or not to be like him. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#40. The child's existence turned a plain world to riches. Her life raised up like this, the child giving point and purpose to each day, the care of him transforming her, widening and deepening her. - Author: Mary Costello
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#41. Life's what happens when you're making other plans. - Author: John Lennon
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#42. The shows I've been working on, especially 'Parenthood' and 'Friday Night Lights,' I think are completely character-driven stories. I think, for most writers, that's a privilege to be telling those kinds of stories. It's erroneous to me. - Author: Jason Katims
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#43. I think that the one thing about 'Parenthood' is that, while it's never been a huge out-of-the-box hit, it's always been solid. We've always kept our audience. - Author: Jason Katims
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#44. To have children is to plant roses, muguets, lavender, lilac, gardenia, stock, peonies, tuberose, hyacinth ... it is to achieve a whole sense,a grand sense one did not priorly know. It is to give one's garden another dimension. Perfume of life itself. - Author: Julia Glass
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#45. Are anybody's parents typical? - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#46. These stories depressed me. Love ruined people's lives, the way our parents said drugs could. - Author: Mona Simpson
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#47. Planned Parenthood's entire existence is basically based on keeping people in the dark through euphemism. You don't call it genocide, you call it reproductive health. So that's why Planned Parenthood has - nobody really thought. - Author: Greg Gutfeld
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#48. It's a . . . transcendental act. Making life. . . . 'By this act, I bring one death into the world.' One birth, one death, and all the pain and acts of will between. . . . Our children change us . . . whether they live or not. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#49. 'Parenthood' is a story about people's lives - the title helps. Very early on during the show's launch, the title was something familiar for the audience. It grabbed people's interest. - Author: Jason Katims
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#50. Becoming a mother cannot help but change things. An author's life is reflected in their writing, whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is one of the biggest life changes there is. - Author: Sarah Zettel
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#51. That's what parenthood was about, wasn't it? Slowly understanding your child less and less until she wasn't yours anymore but herself. - Author: Megan Abbott
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#52. It's all about the fungibility and money. If Planned Parenthood accesses hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer money and they use that for other purposes, then they can use other dollars to fund abortion. - Author: Eric Cantor
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#53. But the truth is, the ten or twenty minutes I was somebody's mother were black magic. There is no adventure I would trade them for; there is no place I would rather have seen.

-Thanksgiving in Mongolia, The New Yorker, November 18, 2013 Issue - Author: Ariel Levy
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#54. Thankfully, President Obama has stood firmly behind women's health care issues by supporting coverage for contraception and reaffirming commitment to organizations like Planned Parenthood. - Author: Felicity Huffman
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#55. Nothing's scarier than having a sick child, and one so newly born, and so vulnerable. It's the worst thing for a parent. - Author: Kenneth Oppel
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#56. Parenthood doesn't improve one's character, it exposes it. - Author: Leslie A. Gordon
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#57. It's quite sad that so many children go through life unsure whether their parents love them or not. - Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
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#58. The Child is the Alpha and the Omega of a parent's happiness. - Author: Amit Abraham
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#59. A soldier's life revolves around his mail. Like many others, I've been able to follow my kid's progress from the day he was born until now he is able to walk and talk a little, and although I have never seen him I know him very well. - Author: Bill Mauldin
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#60. My mother was a great advocate of women's rights, a member of the League of Women's Voters and lifelong member of Planned Parenthood and an advocate of a woman's rights in terms of reproductive issues. She was also a founding member of Common Cause in the state of Indiana. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#61. The author says this socially respectable option NOT to parent has actually made parenthood more stressful. The knowledge that parents have chosen that role allows for unrealistic buildup of expectations and unavoidable second-guessing. - Author: Jennifer Senior
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#62. An admirable quality of parenthood is the ability to respect your kid's privacy. - Author: Susane Colasanti
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#63. This anxiety to keep his father from anger was wearisome to him. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#64. I'm shadowboxing in a match the shadow is always going to win. (as a young man battling his deceased brother's heroic legacy) - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#65. I'm your father. That's the great privilege of parenthood; we can comment on whatever we want. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#66. If my children think I'm genuine, no one else's opinion matters to me. - Author: Beth Moore
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#67. There aren't many great adverts for marriage or parenthood. It always looks so stressful, and that's what I've been scared of. What you don't realise is how much you're going to get back. - Author: Robbie Williams
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#68. Why did you do it? Give up everything to raise another man's son?'
His father did look up at that. 'I didn't raise another man's son,' he said sharply. 'I raised my own. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#69. It's the best thing going, parenthood. - Author: Woody Harrelson
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#70. Oh, the future. I see." A shadow fell over the doctor's face. "You're wondering if your son will get cancer? Or be hit by a car? Or be bipolar? Or have autism? Or drug problems? I don't know, I'm not a psychic. Welcome to parenthood. - Author: Miranda July
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#71. Anyone can dig a ditch. There's no way to dig smarter. Or dig faster. Having a baby is like being assigned to dig a ditch. That goes all the way to the horizon. - Author: Jonathan V. Last
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#72. How much of the fun of parenthood lay in watching the children remake, with delighted wonder, one's own discoveries. - Author: Jan Struther
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#73. Any man's life can be seen as a series of engagements with his fathers, Including the surrogates provided by life and literature. - Author: Richard Brookhiser
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#74. Billy is a funny, cheeky, lovely boy and I love being with him. Parenthood is terrifying though. I can barely walk past a building without panicking that it's going to collapse on his head. - Author: Rufus Sewell
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#75. My daughter asked me what it's like to have children ... So I followed her to the washroom every time she went and asked her questions through the door until she lost her S#!T ... - Author: Tanya Masse
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#76. To be a good enough parent one must be able to feel secure in one's parenthood, and one's relation to one's child ... The security of the parent about being a parent will eventually become the source of the child's feeling secure about himself. - Author: Bruno Bettelheim
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#77. There's nothing as satisfying, thrilling and gratifying as parenthood. - Author: Alexis Denisof
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#78. It's tough being AWESOME all the time, but the kids need someone to look up to! - Author: Tanya Masse
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#79. Distrust won't do good to you.
But still if you ever do.

Doubt you husband,
Maybe doubt your wife.
But never suspect,
your kid's father,
or the mother of your child. - Author: Jasleen Kaur Gumber
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#80. Maybe it's just parenthood that puts you in a situation where you just have to develop a new attitude, I guess, about things. - Author: James Mercer
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#81. Oh, sheez, what's Syd Vicious doing back in town? (Payne)
How'd the testicle retrieval go, Payne? You still limping? ... Thought so. I got the thank-you card from Planned Parenthood last week. Seems they want to honor me for saving the gene pool. (Syd) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#82. I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is. But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents. Because we know that the first years truly last forever. - Author: Rob Reiner
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#83. Parenthood offers many lessons in patience and sacrifice. But ultimately, it is a lesson in humility. The very best thing about your life is a short stage in someone else's story. - Author: Michael Gerson
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#84. Lee was a born pedagogue, never happier than when his children were learning to do something the right way. It is a testament to Lee's affection and patience that his children did not rebel. In fact, they appear to have thrived. - Author: Michael Korda
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#85. It takes a tremendous amount of strength to be a single mother. To hold down the forte of a home, a life and your child's entire happiness. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#86. Stop making parenthood harder by pretending it's not hard. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#87. Planned Parenthood should absolutely be defunded. I mean if you look at what's going on with that, it's terrible. And many other things should be defunded and many things should be cut. - Author: Donald Trump
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#88. My kids look actually happy. And I learned early on that perfectionism and parenthood is a toxic combination for everybody involved. In other words, so many things can flourish naturally. All you gotta do is make sure the soil's right. I view myself more like a guide than a ruler. - Author: Dave Chappelle
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#89. It's not so much that I mind listening to her stories. Everybody likes to have an audience - that's why most people have kids, isn't it? - Author: Robin Epstein
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#90. I am dedicated to ensuring reproductive health and freedom for all. Please join me in supporting Planned Parenthood's vital work to protect access to reproductive health care and real sex education worldwide. - Author: Kathleen Turner
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#91. Terrorists cut people's heads off and that's what they do in the Planned Parenthood clinics. - Author: Mike Huckabee
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#92. God's Fatherly prerogative, is a kingly attribute so sweetly veiled in love, that the King's crown is forgotten in the King's face, and His sceptre becomes, not a rod of iron, but a silver sceptre of mercy - the sceptre indeed seems to be forgotten in the tender hand of Him who wields it. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#93. Parenthood always has its individual structure. And it's a risky business. You do your best. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#94. A man with no children can easily be lulled into a sense that time is standing still. It's not. It's marching past us, relentlessly. Having a child growing and changing before your eyes makes this unavoidably clear. - Author: Jonathan V. Last
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#95. There's something about the alchemy of the show - the actors, the writers, the directors, the editors - that makes 'Parenthood' unique. You get so deeply embedded with these characters because you go through life with them, and that's our priority. - Author: Jason Katims
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#96. Raising teenage sons and daughters is a long and tiresome journey. With God's help the final outcome will be worthwhile. - Author: Ana Monnar
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#97. Hillary Clinton lies about Benghazi, she lied about emails, she is still defending Planned Parenthood, and she is still her party's frontrunner. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#98. I think being a mother helps keep your feet on the ground. There's very little dignity in parenthood. It's a great leveller. - Author: Frances O'Grady
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#99. it's helpful to focus your child's attention on the present moment by deciding together on one thing you may particularly look for. - Author: Linda Lantieri
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#100. That's what Father and Mother are, thought Nafai. They stay together, not because of any gain, but because of the gift. Father doesn't stay with Mother because she is good for him, but rather because together they can do good for us, and for many others. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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