This post shares 40 of our favorite quotes about raising teens.
Let’s be honest. Raising teenagers is hard. Really hard.
It truly is like riding a roller coaster.
There are the highest of highs, when you feel like your heart will burst from pride at the young person developing in front of you.
And there are the lowest of lows like when their heart is breaking and you can’t do anything about it, when they make a poor decision, or when someone pushes them down in this world.
There are the hormones and the attitudes and the sighs and the eye-rolls.
And there is driving, so much driving. Until they start driving on their own and you miss that time with them.
Did I mention it was hard?
So, we put together some of our favorite quotes about raising teens that you could use as inspiration when you need it most.
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The Best Quotes about Raising Teens
Don’t sacrifice your teen’s tomorrows to get through today.
The only thing I know for certain is I have no idea what I’m doing.
“I constantly go between wanting you to be my baby forever, and being excited about all the amazing things you’ll do in this life.”
If you fix your teen’s problems today, where will that leave them tomorrow?
Presence more than presents.
Teens are still developing…
Whenever possible, a parent’s job is to teach your child not to need you.
Our goal is to raise children who are hopeful.
Raising teens means…
Our job is to teach our teens that it’s okay to be sad.
Remember what it was like to be a teen.
We often can’t fix our teens problems.
Their choices aren’t always our choices.
Letting your kids grow up is kind of like releasing a kite.
You will never have this day again.
We don’t wanna…..
Time after time. Always.
Roots and wings.
Ten Things Not to Stop Doing:
I hope they always know they cant tell me anything.
Give them permission to enjoy their childhoods just a little bit longer.
Prepare your child for the path
“I would have given anything to keep her little.”
Teens push boundaries like it’s their job.
No one will ever love you like your parents.
So hard watching your teen grow up. Also so wonderful.
I will drop everything to spend time with my teens.
If you want a more pleasant teen….
Just because our teens choose a different path, doesn’t mean they are lost.
If I could give my teenager three things….
What a teen needs when they mess up.
The kids are okay.
Let your kids hear the nice things you say about them too.
There’s no such thing as a bad kid.
Someone who believes in them.
Nothing they could do that would make you love them less.
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