“Quotes for parents…

– from famous fathers, smart women, inspirational leaders, and my kids

There are so many inspiring quotes, but how do they apply to your life as a parent?
Here you get the quote, plus a pointer on how to make it meaningful in everyday life
"You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." – Carl Jung​​​​​​​​
“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”​​​​​​​​ 1920 1080 Looking out Loud

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”​​​​​​​​

How do you spend your time? That’s who you are.

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Quote - Every action is a vote for the person you become
“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become”

Nothing stays the same. Do your actions casts votes for who you want to become?

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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled”

To teach our kids, we must know how they learn.

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“Don’t be such a dad” – How do I do that? 1024 768 Looking out Loud

“Don’t be such a dad” – How do I do that?

I don’t know how not to be a dad. And I’m still learning how to be one, too.

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“Don’t spend too much time regretting…” 1024 768 Looking out Loud

“Don’t spend too much time regretting…”

Said my wife. “Focus on the time you have in front of you. Do your best and enjoy.”

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Field of white dandelions
“There’s a lot of wishes in this yard.” 1056 638 Looking out Loud

“There’s a lot of wishes in this yard.”

Your perspective becomes your life. Do you see weeds or wishes?

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“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it” 2560 1920 Looking out Loud

“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it”

How often do you take time to stop and really see what’s right in front of you?

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“My brother’s like the windshield wiper on the left” 800 450 Looking out Loud

“My brother’s like the windshield wiper on the left”

He hops on me, I push him away. Just like siblings do.

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“Mistakes welcome here: just pick them up” 1024 768 Looking out Loud

“Mistakes welcome here: just pick them up”

How to teach your kids a growth mindset, one spill at a time.

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When Disneyland is “a little worse than my last vaccine” 892 668 Looking out Loud

When Disneyland is “a little worse than my last vaccine”

An unexpected roller coaster connects two unpleasant experiences. And unlocks the magic of a child’s mind.

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"A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you."
“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud

“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.”

This is half correct. Plus 10 ways to show your love.

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“Each of us constructs and lives a narrative, and this narrative is us”
The story of you: “Each of us constructs and lives a narrative” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud

The story of you: “Each of us constructs and lives a narrative”

Are you telling stories of who you want to be?

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