~ You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merrygo- round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. – William D. Tammeus
~ 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
~ Always kiss your children goodnight – even if they’re already asleep. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
~ When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts. ~Robert Brault
~ Parenthood: That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage. ~Marcelene Cox
~ Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. ~John Wilmot
~ To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. ~Josh Billings
~ Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~Jesse Jackson