Why do we need funny quotes about toddlers? Because being able to laugh about the experience of bringing up a child is a skill as important as changing your first dirty nappy.
So put your feet up and read these quotes about children who haven't yet learned the meaning of the phrases 'Come here', 'Wait a minute' and 'I'm knackered'...but use them liberally anyway.
I have also found some thought-provoking quotes and added these.
A friend of mine confused her Valium with her birth control pills. She has fourteen kids but she really doesn’t care.
It takes a village to raise a child.
You can learn many things from children.How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P Jones
Insanity is hereditary: You can get it from your children.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.
In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn’t danced on television.
Carrots do something for children’s vision. Kids can spot carrots no matter how you disguise them.
There never was a child so lovely but, that his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One year, I’d completely lost my bearings trying to follow potty training instruction from a psychiatric expert. I was stuck on step one, which stated without irony: ‘Before you begin, remove all stubbornness from the child’.
Mary Kay Blakely
Children are naturally content because they don't know any different. It's the knowledge of difference that breeds discontent - and it's when you finally realise that difference makes no difference that you can reclaim contentment.