70+ Co-parenting Quotes You Need To Know!

Last Updated on July 13, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

Co-parenting means the responsibility of raising a child after divorce. Here responsibility means socialization, care, and nurturing of a child. This doctrine of co-parenting was established in Italy at the beginning of the 21st century. In recent days this co-parenting method is very common in our society. Undoubtedly, it’ll continue to grow in the future. Parenting is not an easy task. If you are interested in co-parenting and a quotes lover, then you should read this article. After pursuing many days, we’ve come up with some great co-parenting quotes here.  

“Make a positive difference in your children’s lives. Act and speak about your co-parent with respect and integrity” – Allison Pescosolido

“Kids need parents, not a part-time visitor with a chequebook” – Anonymous   

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“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today” – Barbara Johnson

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“Let the world witness that wholeness of a family does not always equate happiness in life” – Anonymous   

“You can choose yourself and the serenity that you truly deserve with everyone around you” – Anonymous   

“We can never please the world, so might as well choose your happiness and go with your life” – Anonymous   

co parenting with a toxic ex

“A family portrait is only complete with love to fill its the frame” – Wes Fesler   

“I don’t think children’s inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play” – Beverly Cleary    

“The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other” – Jane Blaustone   

“Parenting can make the world experience and achieve the greatest moments in their lives” Kittie Frantz  “Family is another world where the uncertainties lie with the anxieties to function in the world” – Anonymous 

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“Do not ever look back and just feel the moment when we can be happy for the rest of our lives” – L.R. Knost

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“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of the parents” – Jane D. Hull

“Your children need your presence more than your presents” – Jesse Jackson 

“Remember you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being” – Kittie Frantz 

“Co-parenting. It’s not a competition between the two homes. It’s a collaboration of parents doing what is best for the kids” – Heather Hetchler

“This is probably one of the most difficult challenges any parent could face, learning to love the other parent enough to make the children first” – Iyanila Vanzant

“I’m very fortunate because we’re committed to co-parenting our children together” – Elle Macpherson

“There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one” – Sue Atkins 

“Co-parenting is not asking permission. It’s about discussing your child’s needs and wants and deciding what’s best” – Anonymous  

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you” Robert Fulghum

“Why are you measuring? This is how you block, delay, hinder, obstruct and deny his place in life as a father” – Iyanla Vanzant

“Your ex is not your child’s ex… remember that” – Unknown

“Thumbs up for parents and step-parents who co-parent! Children need to feel safe and loved in both homes” – Unknown

“You are demonstrating to men that they can come back and get their kids. All of those fatherless sons and daddy-less daughters and the men who didn’t know how to go back, you are demonstrating to the world that they can” – Iyanla Vanzant

“A narcissist will never co-parent with you. They will counter parent. They don’t care about the emotional damage that the constant drama inflicts upon the children as long as it causes emotional drama to you” – A. Price

“Effective parenting has nothing to do with pointing out our faults and everything to do with working out solutions” – L.R. Knost

“Co-parents need to suck it up and become a collaborative team for the sake of the child” Sherrill Ellsworth

“As kids do, they’re smart, and even if parents try to keep things away from them, conflict and issues and whatnot, kids pick up on what’s happening” – Anna Gunn

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of the parents” – Jane D. Hull

“Children shouldn’t have to sacrifice so that you can have the life you want. You make sacrifices so your children can have the life they deserve” – Unknown

“Instead of raising children who turn out okay despite their childhood, let’s raise children who turn out extraordinary because of their childhood” – L.R. Knost

“Don’t ever talk trash to a child about their other parent. After all, you found some good in them long enough to reproduce” – Unknown

“The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to respect the woman that gave birth to his children. It is because of her that you have the greatest treasures in your life. You may have moved on, but your children have not. If you can’t be her soulmate, then at least be thoughtful. Whom your children love should always be someone that you acknowledge with kindness. Your children notice everything and will follow your example” – Shannon Alder

“When you tell a child you hate their other parent, you are telling them you hate half of who they are” – Unknown

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men” – Frederick Douglass
“The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other” – Jane Blaustone

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“Remember you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being” – Kittie Frantz

“I don’t think children’s inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play” – Beverly Cleary

“We do bedtime every day. We felt like as much togetherness as possible would be ideal, and fortunately, we really love each other and are best friends, and so that works” – Sienna Miller

“It is critical to maintaining boundaries between adult problems and children. Please protect your children’s innocence and allow them to remain children. They must not be burdened by adult problems. Kids don’t have the coping skills or the intellectual ability to understand money worries, adult relationship issues or their parent’s unhappiness”  – Anonymous

“Think of it as an important business project; you don’t always love the person that you’re working with, but you work together to get the project done. Co-parents need to adopt this same business model when co-parenting their children” – Kela Price

“If Matt and I had a great relationship, we would still be together, but we chose to move on because we had different visions of how we wanted to live our lives. That doesn’t mean, though, that we can’t rebuild something that would be the best thing for the kids” – Kate Hudson

“You have to get to that point as a divorced parent, as any parent, where you’re not putting yourself first. You want the kids’ experience to be it’s own and not like, ‘Well, I need to have my time!’ We have been very good at that” – Ryan Phillippe

“I have pictures up of me and Wiz in [our son’s] room so he can always come in and see us being happy together. We try to have family days with him, even though we’re not together. Kids want to see their parents together and if you can’t be together in a relationship, you’ve got to come together as friends for your baby” – Amber Rose

“At the end of the day, you’ve got to be a little selfless. You have to say ‘It’s not about us. This didn’t work out quite how we wanted it to but look at the amazing blessing that we have in these wonderful children.’ So you kinda put everything else to the side and really focus” – Nick Cannon

“Our children pick up a great deal from how we embrace them each morning, how we react when they break our favourite vase, how we handle ourselves in a traffic accident, how we sit and talk to them, whether we really look at what they show us, and whether we take an interest in what they say” – Anonymous

“I’m really fortunate because my ex and I are very good friends and I talk to him every day. Our daughter is growing up seeing two people who care about each other. We may not be a traditional family on paper but we are a family and I tell her that families come in all shapes and sizes, but [a family is] love and I see her really flourishing because she sees two people treating each other with respect” – Angela Kinsey

“We are both totally committed to raising our son and being in love with our son… It’s a concept that’s fairly new, particularly in the psychology of raising a child in divorce. And the idea is, it’s really not the child’s fault that you got divorced. It’s your fault and therefore it should not be the child’s problem to go back and forth between two different homes”- Josh

“Co-parenting can show how we can achieve happiness for all the parents and their children” – Anonymous

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“I don’t think the children want to see their parents suffer from the differences in themselves”  – Anonymous

“Co-parenting can let us know about the troubles and shortcomings that we can fix right now” – Anonymous

“Good parenting lets the kids experience the best things that they must encounter in their lives” – Anonymous

co parenting is not a competition

“If you love your child more than you hate your ex, you can solve the most co-parenting problems” – Helen Fried

“The best obligation as a parent is to not bring chaos into your children’s lives” – Anonymous

“Parenting can let us witness a new universe where adjustments and flexibility are known” – Anonymous

“Family is a world where we can settle any differences if we learn to compromise and accept” – Anonymous

“Families are like branches on a tree, we grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one” – Anonymous

“Anyone can have a child and call themselves a parent. Real parents are those who put that child above their own selfish needs and wants” – Anonymous

“The sign of a great parent is not the behaviour of the children, the sign of a truly great parent is the behaviour of the parent.” – Andy Smithson

“I’m very fortunate because we’re committed to co-parenting our children together” – Elle Macpherson

“Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry” – Alvin Price

“To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favour of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself” – James E. Faust

“There’s nothing called a perfect parent, so just be a real one” – Sue Atkins

“The children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside” – Whitney Houston

“When you look at your life, the greatest happiness is family happiness” – Joyce Brothers

“Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents” – Abraham Lincoln

“Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly” – W Cecil

“If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent, and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings” – Brian Tracy

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