Parenting Lessons that LOTR’s Gandalf Can Teach

There are numerous LOTR jokes hidden in the article. If you need one explained to you, I know where your fandom lies.

10 Gandalf Quotes That Can Teach About Parenting

Let the ring bearer decide.

The child will ask the other parent the same question if they didn’t get the answer they wanted initially. Thus, the lesson fathers here can learn to give the safest response possible, “What did your mom say?”

“The wise speak only of what they know.”

When it comes to “giving advice,” sometimes other people's “suggestions” can be discouraging and overwhelming, even if meant with good intentions. Therefore, as a parent, sometimes you just need to trust your instincts.

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

Time will pass so quickly that you’ll wonder where the time went. So, while they are small enough, take the time to snuggle them.

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