Parenting humor is a must

Youth Of A Nation:Bent not Broke

I don’t need to share musing with any other parent about what serious business rearing children is. We are ever fretting, overwhelmed and overcome with all that it is – and sometimes we forget to have a sense of humor about it all. Here are some humorous quotes about parents and parenting:

“The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.”

~ Lane Olinhouse

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”

~ Franklin P. Jones

“It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.”

~ Ben Bergor

“Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, and hold our breath, and hope we’ve set aside enough money to pay for our kids’ therapy.”

~ Michelle Pfeiffer

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Thought for Today


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“Your life is something opaque, not transparent, as long as you look at it in an ordinary human way. But if you hold it up against the light of God’s goodness, it shines and turns transparent, radiant and bright. And then you ask yourself in amazement: Is this really my own life I see before me?” —~Albert Schweitzer [Source:

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Diamonds in the Rough:Mistakes

Youth Of A Nation:Bent not Broke

Good judgment comes from experience. And experience comes from bad judgment — from failures.The key question is how you respond, whether you learn from failure and rebound. 
There’s no easy answer on how to learn from your mistakes that will work every time, but here is a little advice that might help. First use re-framing to stop thinking of your mistakes as failures. They can be more accurately described as opportunities for learning—people generally learn more from mistakes than they learn from successes. With each mistake, you can learn valuable information that can be used for future success. Next, maintain perspective and don’t take mistakes too seriously. Blaming others for our mistakes can be a defense mechanism for those who are harsh with themselves when we mess up—we stay in denial because we can’t take our own harsh self-condemnation. Be forgiving. Just changing your outlook on this can make it less threatening to…

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