Family/Parenting

I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich. –Dan Wilcox

You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. –William D. Tammeus

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. –Shirley Abbott

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. –Ogden Nash

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

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. –Joyce Brothers

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu

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.