Child-rearing humor

  • Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the drive before it has stopped snowing.
  • "There is only one pretty child in the world… and every mother has it."Chinese Proverb
  • Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.
  • Children are natural mimics who act like their parents, despite every effort to teach them good manners.
  • Children will soon forget your presents. They will always remember your presence.
  • Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.
  • The main purpose of holding children's parties is to remind yourself that there are children more awful than your own.
  • Grandchildren are God's reward for not killing your kids.
  • "Who are these kids and why are they calling me Mom?"
  • Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your kids.
  • You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can never fool mom.
  • I love to give homemade gifts. Which one of my kids do you want?
  • A child's greatest period of growth is the month after you've purchased new school clothes.
  • Anyone who says "Easy as taking candy from a baby" has never tried it.
  • Children: You spend the first 2 years of their life teaching them to walk and talk. Then you spend the next 16 years telling them to sit down and shut-up.
  • The best inheritance parents can give their children is a few minutes of their time each day.
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