Parenting Quotes We Love: Our Children Will Be Gone in a Blink

At Mykidstime, we are always on the lookout for great parenting quotes – those quotes that just sum up perfectly the journey of parenting. Here is one by Saydi Shumway from “Deliberate Motherhood” that we think you will love too!

giraffes“Our children will be gone in a blink.
The difficult questions, the bad phases,
the tantrums, the rebellions, and our
never-ending lists of things we want to get done will all come and go.
But what will stand in the end is how well we loved.”

~ Saydi Shumway, Deliberate Motherhood

Deliberate Motherhood: 12 Key Powers of Peace, Purpose, Order & Joy is available on and

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls