Quotes About Children Growing Up: Motivational Quotes About Childhood

Children go through a lot of changes and it is difficult to keep up with them. They grow and develop, and at some point, you will no longer be able to take care of them. Childhood is a beautiful and unique time in life. Children are filled with curiosity and wonder, but as they grow older, they’re not always easy to deal with. In today’s world, children are constantly being exposed to technology and social media. They’re at a higher risk for cyberbullying and other harmful behaviors due to the lack of parental guidance and supervision. It can be difficult keeping up with the rapid changes that kids go through. Children grow up in different ways, but most of them have fun memories that they enjoy looking back on. Here are some inspirational quotes about childhood that will help you reminisce on the good days.

The Importance of Childhood Quotes: Inspirational Quotes for the Young

The best quotes about growing up

 “Those little feet, won’t be little forever.”

Ashlee Edens

“Let them be little for they are only little for such a little while.” —


“The empty nest comes quickly. Do not squander your most precious privilege of participating in the lives of your children.”

Alan Hedquist

“Once a mom, always a mom. No matter how grown the kids are, they will always be your precious babies in your eyes!”


“Your son will always be your little boy and your daughters will always be your little girls!”

Felicisima Nietes De Jesus

“You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.”

Polish Proverb

“The greatest gift you can give your kids is your time, your love, and your attention.”


“Children need models rather than critics.”

Joseph Joubert

“Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define them – a mother’s approval, a father’s nod – are covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives.”

Mitch Albom

 “Hold on to the tiny moments and cherish the little snuggles. They grow up so fast!”


“That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget.”

Walt Disney

“Even though your child is beginning to look and act more and more like an adult, he still desperately needs your love, nurturing, and support.”

Gina Panettieri

Funny quotes for growing up

“As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.”

Prince William

“If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I’ll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up! Not me!”

J.M. Barrie

 “A grownup is a child with layers on.”

Woody Harrelson

 “Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.”

Chili Davis

“Dear Mom, You get mad at me for not acting my age, and then start crying because I’m ‘growing up too fast.’ Sincerely, pick one!”


 “Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.”

Phyllis Diller

Nostalgic quotes about growing up

Growing up happens so quickly. Childhood memories however, are there to stay.


Let your children live as children. They’re only that little for a short while!


How amazing it is that children grow up in the blink of an eye.


It doesn’t matter how grown up you get, because you will forever be my little baby to me.


Maybe we should focus on who our children are today instead of worrying so much about how they are going to turn out as adults.


Books every child should read 

Children are playful, curious, and imaginative. Their pleasures are exciting, full of wonder, amusing, and full of pleasure. Even though it is difficult for you to help your child read, you can motivate him to get into the reading habit. Make sure that he has a variety of age-appropriate books that will encourage him to read more. Don’t force him to read if he doesn’t want to. Read with your child when you are able to, and encourage him to participate in group reading activities. Have him read to you. Here are some books every kid should read :

Guess How Much I Love You:

Something Beautiful:

Hair Love:

What Is Given from the Heart:

The Day You Begin:

The Lorax:

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!:

Pippi Longstocking:

The Twits:

These books are filled with amazing quotes, and your kids will fall in love with the storylines. 

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