46+ Best Co-Parenting Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Co-parenting, sometimes called joint parenting or shared parenting, is an enterprise undertaken by two or more adults who together take on the socialization, care, and upbringing of children for whom they share responsibility. Inspirational co-parenting quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Most Famous CoParenting Quotes

Make a positive difference in your children’s lives. Act and speak about your co-parent with respect and integrity. – Allison Pescosolido

We do bedtime every day. We felt like as much togetherness as possible would be ideal, and fortunately, we really love each other and are best friends, and so that works. – Sienna Miller

The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other. – Jane Blaustone

If Matt and I had a great relationship, we would still be together, but we chose to move on because we had different visions of how we wanted to live our lives. That doesn’t mean, though, that we can’t rebuild something that would be the best thing for the kids. – Kate Hudson

Kids need parents, not a part-time visitor with a checkbook. – Anonymous

You have to get to that point as a divorced parent, as any parent, where you’re not putting yourself first. You want the kids’ experience to be its own and not like, ‘Well, I need to have my time!’ We have been very good about that. – Ryan Phillippe

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Fulghum

We decided as a family it was the right decision for Flynn, so Orlando and I both relocated and we live five minutes from each other … Everything revolves around my son and his welfare. – Miranda Kerr

To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. – Barbara Johnson

Our son comes first and you have to get past your own egos and you never talk bad about each other.. – Idina Menzel

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If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

We both realize that we’re parents and we’re in it for our kid, and that’s made it really easy. – Pete Wentz

Kids need parents, not a part-time visitor with a checkbook. – Unknown

I have pictures up of me and Wiz in [our son’s] room so he can always come in and see us being happy together. We try to have family days with him, even though we’re not together. Kids want to see their parents together and if you can’t be together in a relationship, you’ve got to come together as friends for your baby. – Amber Rose

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglass

I’m really fortunate because my ex and I are very good friends and I talk to him every day. Our daughter is growing up seeing two people who care about each other. We may not be a traditional family on paper but we are a family and I tell her that families come in all shapes and sizes, but [a family is] love and I see her really flourishing because she sees two people treating each other with respect. – Angela Kinsey

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of the parents. – Jane D. Hull

At the end of the day, you’ve got to be a little selfless. You have to say ‘It’s not about us. This didn’t work out quite how we wanted it to but look at the amazing blessing that we have in these wonderful children.’ So you kinda put everything else to the side and really focus. – Nick Cannon

A family portrait is only complete with love to fill it’s frame. – Wes Fesler

Why are you measuring? This is how you block, delay, hinder, obstruct and deny his place in the life as a father. – Iyanla Vanzant

I don’t think children’s inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play. – Beverly Cleary

We are both totally committed to raising our son and being in love with our son… It’s a concept that’s fairly new, particularly in the psychology of raising a child in divorce. And the idea is, it’s really not the child’s fault that you got divorced. It’s your fault and therefore it should not be the child’s problem to go back and forth between two different homes. – Josh Lucas

Instead of raising children who turn out okay despite their childhood, let’s raise children who turn out extraordinary because of their childhood. – L.R. Knost

I find co-parenting really easy. Scott and I communicate all the time. You have to keep discussing what’s going on because as the children grow older, the rules need to be renegotiated. – Kourtney Kardashian

But at the end of the day, we’ve got a great kid who’s got two parents who love him very much. And we’re finding a way to navigate this while still remaining friends and still being kind to one another. – Chris Pratt

Your children need your presence more than your presents. – Jesse Jackson

Remember you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being. – Kittie Frantz

Think of it as an important business project; you don’t always love the person that you’re working with, but you work together to get the project done. Co-parents need to adopt this same business model when co-parenting their children. – Kela Price

When you tell a child you hate their other parent, you are telling them you hate half of who they are. – Unknown

Co-parenting. It’s not a competition between two homes. It’s a collaboration of parents doing what is best for the kids. – Heather Hetchler

This is probably one of the most difficult challenges any parent could face, learning to love the other parent enough to make the children first. – Iyanila Vanzant

I’m very fortunate because we’re committed to co-parenting our children together. – Elle Macpherson

Remember you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being. – Kittie Frantz

There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one. – Sue Atkins

If you love your child more than you hate your ex, you can solve most co-parenting problems. – Helen Fried

As kids do, they’re smart, and even if parents try to keep things away from them, conflict and issues and whatnot, kids pick up on what’s happening. – Anna Gunn

Co-parents need to suck it up and become a collaborative team for the sake of the child. – Sherrill Ellsworth

You are demonstrating to men that they can come back and get their kids. All of those fatherless sons and daddy-less daughters and the men who didn’t know how to go back, you are demonstrating to the world that they can. – Iyanla Vanzant

The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to respect the woman that gave birth to his children. It is because of her that you have the greatest treasures in your life. You may have moved on, but your children have not. If you can’t be her soulmate, then at least be thoughtful. Whom your children love should always be someone that you acknowledge with kindness. Your children notice everything and will follow your example. – Shannon Alder

Effective parenting has nothing to do with pointing out our faults and everything to do with working out solutions. – L.R. Knost

Co-parenting is not asking permission. It’s about discussing your child’s needs and wants and deciding what’s best. – Anonymous

It is critical to maintain boundaries between adult problems and children. Please protect your children’s innocence and allow them to remain children. They must not be burdened by adult problems. Kids don’t have the coping skills or the intellectual ability to understand money worries, adult relationship issues or their parents’ unhappiness. – Anonymous

Thumbs up for parents and step-parents who co-parent! Children need to feel safe and loved in both homes. – Anonymous

Don’t ever talk trash to a child about their other parent. After all, you found some good in them long enough to reproduce. – Anonymous

A narcissist will never co-parent with you. They will counter parent. They don’t care about the emotional damage that the constant drama inflicts upon the children as long as it causes emotional drama to you. – A. Price

Children shouldn’t have to sacrifice so that you can have the life you want. You make sacrifices so your children can have the life they deserve. – Anonymous

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