General, Motivational, Parenting, Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day – Alison Gopnik, Ph.D.


The most important rewards of being a parent aren’t your children’s grades and trophies or even their graduations and weddings. 

They come from the moment-by-moment physical

moment joy in being with you.

Instead of valuing “parenting,” we should value

“being a parent.”

Instead of thinking about caring for children as

It is a kind of love. 

Love doesn’t have goals or benchmarks or blueprints, but it does have a purpose. 

Love’s purpose is not to shape our beloved’s destiny

but to help them shape their own.

—Alison Gopnik, Ph.D.

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