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Inspirational Quotes for New Parents

These inspirational quotes for new parents will encourage even the most disheartened. Long nights, endless diapers, and constantly hungry tummies can make the first year exhausting.

Here are some encouragements to keep on, keeping on.

A new baby is like the beginning of all things, hope, a dream of possibilities. ~ Anonymous

All babies need a lap. ~ Anonymous

When that kid looks into your eyes and you know it's yours, you know what it means to be alive. ~ Anonymous

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. ~ Frank A. Clark

Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old! ~ May Sarton

But the hearts of small children are delicate organs. A cruel beginning in this world can twist them into curious shapes. ~ Carson McCullers

That most sensitive, most delicate of instruments -- the mind of a little child! ~ Henry Handel Richardson

Quotes for Moms

Want to see more quotes just for moms?

A mother's joy begins when a new life is stirring inside...when a tiny heartbeart is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone. ~ Anonymous (Thanks to Annie for sharing this one!)

Every baby born into the world is a finer one of the last. ~ Charles Dickens, the father of 10 children

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings. ~ Hodding Carter, Jr.

Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth,
what joy is welcomed like a newborn child? ~ Dorothy Nolte

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp. ~ Marjorie Holmes

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I do not love him because he is good, but because he is my little child. ~ Rabindranath Tagore, Indian writer and philosopher

We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of nourishment for us as we are for him. ~Polly Berrien Berends

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. ~ Frank A. Clark

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

It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into. ~ Terri Guillemets

More inspirational quotes for new parents

This is just the tip of the iceberg in regards to the encouraging parental quotes and sayings I've dug up over the years. From the patently hilarious, to building up Dad, I'm continually striving to increase my collection.

If you've found a good quote that I've missed, please let me know about it!

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