Katrina Mayer Quote ~ Gentle

z Katrina Mayer quote it's time to be gentle“Would you talk to her the way you talk to yourself?  Maybe it’s time to be more gentle….”

Bernardus Blommers art.
Katrina Mayer bio.


Gwen Fox Quote ~ Permission

“When we women give ourselves permission to pursue our passion, we give our children permission to do the same.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Gwen Fox bio.

Anna Quindlin Quote ~ Children

“Your children make it impossible to regret your past.  They’re finest fruits.  Sometimes the only one.”

Carl Ernst von Stetten art.
Anna Quindlen’s bio.

Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Children

Be an example to yourself that your child can be proud of.

Albert Neuhuys painting.
Arianna Huffington bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Childhood

“What could be more unjust!  Our life, our liberty, our fortune are no longer ours; leaving childhood…the most beautiful days of our life slip away in moans and tears…”

Elchanon Vermeer art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Diana Athill Quote ~ Age

“I think that for people to look after their children when they are young and to be looked after by them when they are old is the natural order of events.”

Charles Edward Wilson art.
Diana Athill bio.

Anne Frank Quote ~ Parenting

“Parents can only give advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands”

Art by Camille Pabst.
Anne Frank bio.

Gretta Vosper Quote ~ Empathy

Gretta Vosper Quote "If we want an empathetic civilization, we need to start creating one in the first moment of every child's life."    “If we want an empathetic civilization, we need to start creating one in the first moment of every child’s life.”

Art by Charles Courtney Curran
Gretta Vosper bio.

Emma Thompson ~ Parent

“Be prepared, as a parent, not to be liked from time to time.”

Art by Edward Lamson Henry.
Emma Thompson bio.

Diana Vreeland Quote ~ Beauty

“You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone: not your boyfriend/spouse/partner…your mother or children..Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked female.”

Art by Everett Shinn.
Diana Vreeland bio.