quote by Ann Landers

In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.

— Ann Landers

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Raising kids quote The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress.
The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress.

I always tell kids, you have two eyes and one mouth.

Keep two open and one closed. You never learn anything if you're the one talking.

The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.

Raising kids quote Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.
Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.

Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be

Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.


No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind.

Raising kids quote I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they l
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
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When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

I lived in Beverly Hills for years. I always had a line, “I hate the rich.” From what I witnessed after living there for 15 years, these people just don’t raise their kids. I used to see the lineup of cars in front of the schools and it was all the nannies.

Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.

Raising kids quote Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!

Live your life. Do the dishes. Do the laundry. Take your kids to kindergarten. Raise your children and your grandchildren. Take care of the community in which you live. Make all of that your path, and follow your path with heart.


My mother doesn't cook; my grandmother didn't cook. Her kids were raised by servants. They would joke about Sunday night dinner. It was the only night she would cook, and apparently it was just horrendous, like scrambled eggs and Campbell's soup.

My grandmother raised five children during the Depression by herself.

At 50, she threw her sewing machine into the back of a pickup truck and drove from North Dakota to California. She was a real survivor, so that's my stock. That's how I want my kids to be too.

Raising kids quote A child needs your love most when they deserve it least.
A child needs your love most when they deserve it least.

Remember, the goal is not to raise great kids; it's to raise kids who become great adults.

Whatever the parents are doing, the kids will follow suit.

If you're mad at your kid, you can either raise him to be a nose tackle or send him out to play on the freeway. It's about the same.

Raising kids quote If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them,
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.

You don't want to raise a kid in a culture where the kid who asks the most questions is annoying. You want a culture where the kid who asks the most questions gets awards and gets another piece of cake.

When you're in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you're doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary.

Raising kids quote Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others.
Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others.

But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.

My first job as a kid was going from door to door selling Christmas cards, to raise money for my grandmother's hip replacement. Because, you know... You break it, you buy it.


This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.

Raising kids quote The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.
The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.
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I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.

I loved raising my kids. I loved the process, the dirt of it, the tears of it, the frustration of it, Christmas, Easter, birthdays, growth charts, pediatrician appointments. I loved all of it.

Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.

Raising kids quote Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
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As a mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to raise my kids.

But we have to ask ourselves, what does it mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids.


We want to raise a generation of kids who have a mouse in one hand and a book in the other.

My goal should never be to raise kids that make me look good.

(Oh but how my flesh craves this!) My goal should be to raise kids who love God and spend their lives making His goodness known in their corner of the world.

Raising kids quote Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.

It is one thing to show your child the way, and a harder thing to then stand out of it

I want my permanent address to be in Oklahoma.

Someday, when I get married and I have kids, that's where I want to raise my kids.

I want to be able to raise my kid. I was totally being a martyr about it at first, thinking I could totally do it on my own, which I did for a while. I've hired a babysitter before, but as for a full-time caregiver... for a control freak like me, it ain't gonna happen!

Raising kids quote Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

Raising kids may be a thankless job with ridiculous hours, but at least the pay sucks.

One thing I know for sure about raising children is that every single day a kid needs discipline.... But also every single day a kid needs a break.

I've been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don't have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms.

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.

I think I'm much more afraid of making a mistake in raising my daughters than I would be with any work that I do, as an actor. It's a much higher scale of fear, raising kids.

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