It is almost funny how babies are unable to talk or to move, yet they easily attract all the attention and love wherever they appear. Although they are dependent on adults, babies make the adults feel like they are the ones who make the rules. There are few things as sweet as witnessing how a baby goes through its growth stages and finds his personality.
Check out these quotes that dwell on the joys and troubles of taking care of a baby. With their cute smiles and giggles, they turn all our lives upside down, yet we are thankful for it.
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day. – Taylor Hanson
A baby is so cute and tiny, yet his presence can turn all your life over, in some good or slightly uncomfortable ways. All your priorities change dramatically and your sense of fulfillment reaches a new, unmatched depth.
A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it. – Frank A. Clark
Babies cannot really express their needs and desires, but one look in a baby’s eyes it’s enough to realize that all that a baby wants is love. Babies are happy when they can feel the love of their parents.
There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles. – Jared Padalecki
Having a baby means going through a series of heartwarming milestones, such as seeing the baby take his first step, say his first word, or smile at someone for the first time. However, the most incredible moment is when the baby actually learns to recognize his parents.
A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty. – Unknown
Deciding to have a baby is tough because it means to adventure in a mysterious and challenging territory. Only after the baby is born, the parents realize that there was indeed something missing from their lives and that now, their hearts learn new and incredible joys.
A happy baby has shining eyes. It walks open-hearted into the world and spreads magic. – Sigrid Leo
A smiling, happy baby is most probably the cutest thing in the entire world. Wherever the baby goes, there is cheerfulness, happiness, and joy. With their innocence and fragility, babies charm the hearts of everyone.
A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. – Eda J. Le Shan
Each baby starts a new chapter in the lives of everyone around him. For him, the world is fresh with possibilities, mysteries, and miracles. As the baby discovers the world, the parents rediscover it as well, along with him.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. – Elizabeth Stone
Having a child is a brave decision because a parent has to accept carrying the heavy and sweet burden of being responsible for another human being. For parents, the child is the center of their universe.
The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority. – By Olivia Wilde
People who become parents learn, from the first time they hold the baby in their arms, that there is a type of love that kills all selfishness. They realize that self-sacrifice means nothing when it comes to giving all they have to make their baby happy.
In the garden of humanity every baby is a fresh new flower. – Debasish Mridha
Babies are so powerless and innocent that, without help, they cannot survive in the world. They need care, gentleness, and affection to grow. They need to be touched, caressed, and smiled at. They are the beautiful, fragile beings that allow humanity to move forward.
You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket. – Lish McBride
Whenever we look at babies, we realize that they are our hope for a better world. We see in them the future, along with all its possibilities for change and progress. We want them to grow, take over the world, and turn it into something great.
When he finally was placed into my arms, I looked into his precious eyes and felt an overwhelming, unconditional love…I never felt so complete and empowered in my life. – Gisele Bündchen
Having a baby can be terrifying because it takes a lot of work, but the beauty of it is that it is extremely easy to love and connect with a baby. There is an instant, profound connection that occurs between a baby and its parents, that nothing and no one can break.
I don’t know why they say “you have a baby”. The baby has you. – Gallagher
Even though a baby seems needy and vulnerable, the parents are as much needy and vulnerable as him. It is a true codependence that makes the baby and the parent incapable of being without the other.
Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year, but for all eternity. – Rose Kennedy
A baby is at the mercy of the adults around him, which means that it is the adults’ responsibility to help him become a well-rounded and happy person. The way a child is raised determines all his future relationships and interactions with the world.
Babies are always more trouble than you thought – and more wonderful. – Charles Osgood
The idea of having a baby to play with and to witness all his cute moments is very appealing, but babies are as much endearing as they are demanding. Along with the cuteness, comes a lot of trouble.
It’s all kind of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It’s like you’ve met your reason to live. – Johnny Depp
Babies change our list of priorities, values, and goals. With them in our lives, we realize all of a sudden what is indeed important and what is superfluous. We don’t need validation from outside anymore because being responsible for a helpless human being activates our will to be and to strive.
This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven. – Rick Bragg
There is hardly another period in our lives as poetic as our first years of life. As babies and toddlers, we are surrounded by mysteries and joys, and the entire world smiles at us. Parents and grandparents devote themselves to our happiness and we live in a state of perpetual playfulness.
I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us. – Charles Dickens
Babies are the purest beings in the world and the fact that they love so easily and share their love with no discrimination shows that love is the most natural thing in the world. Babies love simply and joyfully.
Having a baby is part of a woman’s life, and it is surely a great waste to be afraid of life. – Joan Lowery Nixon
As unbelievable as it sounds, some people are scared of babies. More precisely, of having babies. This happens because having a baby is definitely a serious responsibility. However, it is a delightful responsibility that significantly improves the quality of our lives.
Newborn babies can’t do much on their own. They can’t eat or walk or talk on the phone. But every parent is sure their creation is without a doubt a tremendous sensation. – Jennifer Davis
Babies don’t have to do anything to get our full attention. Just by being themselves, they are the most important people in any room. We love them precisely for the things that they cannot do and for which they require our help.
Babies are little angels. – Lailah Akita
Babies are the closest thing to innocence, pure joy, and soulful connection to life. For them, everything is as pure and young as themselves. They seek joy and love and give nothing but the same back.
Let your child see you doing a good deed instead of you telling him or her to do it, and the little child shall one day grow up to become a real kind human being. – Abhijit Naskar
Parents want their baby to grow into a happy and confident human being, who can easily love and inspire others. For this to happen, babies need to see examples of happy and fulfilled lives around them. Babies and toddlers learn by imitating, not by being preached to.
Honey is sweet. A little baby is even sweeter. – Asian Proverb
Babies are incredibly sweet, which makes adults melt around them. Their cuteness is actually their primary strength. By being cute, they convince us to take care of them, protect and love them.
First we had each other. Then we had you. Now we have everything! – Unkown
When a couple has a baby, it seems as though the relationship has reached its highest level of fulfillment. A baby is the most obvious proof of love as parents unite in a sacred mission of raising a human being that is part of their souls.
A baby is an inestimable blessing. – Mark Twain
Having a baby comes with a lot of changes in one’s life. Babies are a true blessing especially because they have many lessons to teach their parents, even from their first day of life. Babies bring to the surface all that is good, kind, and selfless in their parents’ hearts.
The joy of motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times. But amid the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction. – Elder M. Russell Ballard
The joy of having a baby sometimes recedes in the background, when difficult and frustrating moments take all of a parent’s energy. However, the joy always resurfaces. Although babies demand so much from us, they also give back endless love and smiles.
Parenting: Strip it down and what do you really have? A relationship with a unique little person that God entrusted to you, to nurture, love and raise. – Matthew L. Jacobson
Whenever parents hold their baby they are struck by the realization that this tiny being needs them. The baby needs his parents to love and nurture him, to teach him about life and to help him become a person with a personality, dreams, and goals. Being a parent is a difficult but sacred task.
Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give, the more you get and the more you get, the more you feel like giving. – Penelope Leach
From outside, it seems that parents sacrifice a lot for their babies, but the truth is that no parent feels that what he does for his child is a sacrifice. Babies need a lot from their parents but they give back equally, although in another currency.
Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child. – Tina Brown
Babies carry magic with them because of their outstanding ability to bring out the best in us. A baby subtly makes everyone fall in love with his candid eyes and sweet gestures. Charmed by their baby, the parents also rediscover the love they hold for each other.
We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves. – Henry Ward Beecher
Being a parent is a common thing that happens to so many people so often, but it is actually something hard to understand until one has actually become a parent. Only in that brief moment when we hold our baby for the first time, we can realize the tremendous love that awakens in someone who becomes a parent.
Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home. – Eric Church
A newborn at home can create panic, especially for inexperienced parents. Babies are vulnerable and cannot ask for what they need, which means that parents must get in tune with their intuition fast.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants. – Johnny Depp
Love comes in many shapes and forms, but we can never find a love as pure as that exuding from a baby. With their tiny hearts, babies love deeply and find their joy in seeing around them the familiar faces that they love.