Parenting is the greatest tough job in the world. I mean, nothing comes close to the immeasurable responsibility, the perpetual juggling of time and energy, the humbling and humiliating loss of control (over our body, sleep, schedule, sanity, just about everything), the mind-numbing daily grind, the nonstop worry, and God help us, the daily advice from people who think they can do it better.

But we rally to the call of our children time and time again, because love ——given and received——is the fruit of our labor, and is a sweeter exchange for our time than any other currency. Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration and encouraging perspective to get us through the day (or the next hour). So, to parents of all ages, we love you. You’re performing miracles everyday. Have some inspiration on us!

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33 Most Inspirational Quotes About Raising Kids

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Can read a trail map, a music score, Chaucer, and a balance sheet. 1 part executive, 1 part entrepreneur, 2 parts geek, and 3 parts Dad. Love lime juice on chef salads and Rudy's BBQ sauce on my brisket.Somedays I amaze myself. Other days I look for the phone while I'm still talking on it. On amazing days, I produce technical writing and content marketing that teaches people how to get things done.