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Adam Sandler’s 10 Best Quotes About Parenting

The funny man has some serious thoughts on the joys (and worries) of raising kids

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Adam Sandler is dad to two teenage daughters, Sadie and Sunny, who have given him some keen insights over the years into #DadLife. Let’s have a look at some of his best parenting quotes.

One thing I do know about being a parent is that you understand why your father was in a bad mood a lot.

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"The best thing about my kids' school is you can show up any day you want and have lunch with your kids. But you better show up with an In-N-Out burger.”

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"I've learned in life now that when your kid is upset you're rocked until they're not. Even when they're not upset, you're rocked."

Making sure everyone in the family is OK is the most important thing. If the family hurts then you hurt.

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“With the amount of money I have, it’s difficult raising children the way that I was raised ... so I took away the west and north wing of the house. They’re not allowed in there.”


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“At school, I'm like Santa. The kids love me and flock around me. It doesn't make me cool. I'm just a guy with a lot of kids around him.”

I’m not great at bedtime stories. My kid gets riled up and then my wife has to come in and go, ‘All right! Get out of the room.’


“When my kid was born ... I had a chemical reaction in my body, where I loved the kid so much. I lost my mind for the kid.”

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My kids give me the most joy, but there are life adjustments. ... if someone makes me stay out until 10:30 at night, I'm angry the entire next day because I'm exhausted.”

I say things, like, every other day that reminds me of my own parents.

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