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Brats, Squirts, Punks, Tykes, Rascals & Chips Off The Old Block: 28 Snappy Reflections

Posted by Jerry De Luca on Saturday, January 31, 2015


lAny kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. Red Skelton

lThe real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.  Joan Kerr

lChildren are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.  Franklin P. Jones

lThere is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again. Elizabeth Lawrence

lWhen you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.  Sam Ewing

lChildren are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.  Neil Postman

lParents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth. Peter Ustinov   

lChildren are natural mimics – they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.  Anonymous

lIf you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.  Haim Ginott

lRemember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.  H. Jackson Brown Jr.

lI've learned that having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.   Andy Rooney

lThe value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.  Peter De Vries

lNothing has a stronger influence on their children than the unlived lives of parents.  Carl Jung 

lIf you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.  Norman Douglas

lIt’s frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself.  Simone de Beauvoir  

lIf children did not ask questions, they would never learn how little adults know. Raymond Duncan  

lA child is a person who can’t understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten.  Doug Larson   

lThere is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.  Graham Greene 

lTrain your child in the way you now know you should have gone yourself.  Charles H. Spurgeon

lI have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.  Harry S. Truman

lLittle girls are cute and small only to adults. To one another they are not cute. They are life-sized.  Margaret Atwood

lHaving a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don't have the top for. Jerry Seinfeld

lAnyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. Robert Gallagher

lThere comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.  Mark Twain

lChildhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.  Author Unknown

lThe youth gets together materials for a bridge to the moon, and at length the middle-aged man decides to make a woodshed with them.  Henry D. Thoreau

lFew things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.  Doug Larson     

lParents teach in the toughest school in the world – The School for Making People. You are the board of education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor.  Virginia Satir 

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Jerry De Luca is a Christian freelance writer who loves perusing dozens of interesting and informative publications. When he finds any useful info he summarizes it, taking the main points, and creates a (hopefully) helpful blog post.


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