Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you. -- Daniel Raeburn
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
-- Anatole Broyard
Parenting: the act of doing for another only what that one cannot possibly do for himself or herself.-- Bill Purdin
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
-- Mark Twain