EVERY PARENT OF TEENAGER CAN RELATE TO: Teen is a very special age where they are suddenly kissed by knowledge fairy and they wake up knowing all that is to know in the universe.
Below are handpicked quotes from Shades Of Parenting that you can defiantly relate to if you are having a teenager at home. Something to stop and smile as you brace for the next impact from your teen.
Handpicked Quotes every parent of teenager can relate to coming your way….
#1 …but maybe it’s just the genetic code of a teenager. If your parents forbid something, you have to want it. – Brynna Gabrielson, Starkissed
#2 Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings are more thrilling than understanding could ever be. Some people are so afraid of being hurt, that they’ll pass up the chance of being happy. – Toni Morrison
#3 Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-o to a tree. – Unknown
#4 Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means. – D.H. Lawrence
#5 A baby-sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers. – Unknown
#6 Don’t laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own. – Logan Pearsall Smith
#7 You don’t have to suffer to be a poet. Adolescence is enough suffering for anyone. – John Ciardi
#8 Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves. – Virginia Satir
#9 My kids’ idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone. – George Foreman
#10 Arguing with a teenager is like wrestling in the mud with a pig. Sooner or later you figure out that he/she is enjoying it. – Unknown
#11 The main problem with teenagers is that they’re just like their parents were at their age. – Unknown
#12 Teenagehood – that time in life when you show your individuality by looking like everyone else. – Unknown
#13 Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own. – Doug Larson
#14 Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do. – French Proverb
#15 All teenage girls like to look good and tennis players are no different. – Maria Kirilenko
#16 Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. – Eleanor Roosevelt
#17 The problem with disciplining a teenager is that in no time at all you begin to sound like one yourself.
#18 An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who’s kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me. – Andrew Greeley
#19 Hmmm! Teenagers. They think they know everything. You give them an inch, and they swim all over you. – Sebastian, The Little Mermaid
#20 It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry. – Edgar W. Howe
#21 Don’t bother discussing sex with teenagers, they’ll just laugh at how little you know. – Anonymous
#22 Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself. – John MacNaughton
#23 Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teenagers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall. – Max Lerner
#24 When you are seventeen you aren’t really serious. – Arthur Rimbaud
#25 If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat – in other words, turn you into an adult. – P. J. O’Rourke
#26 Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television’s message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for toothpaste that offers whiter teeth and fresher breath. – Dave Barry
#27 We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. Bryan White
#28 You try your hardest to raise your teenagers with patience, honesty and good manners, but they still end up being like you.
#29 When you’re a teenager, ‘No’ is a complete sentence.
#30 “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe
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