31 important life lessons movie characters are teaching our kids

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Feeling guilty about putting on a movie for the kids while you cook dinner? After reading these invaulable insights, all of which are collected from our favourite kids’ movies, you won’t. In fact, you’ll be reaching for the remote (and a piece of paper to write these words of wisdom down).

I think it’s safe to say I’m a massive fan of children’s movies. Probably more so than my kids.

And here is one of the many reasons why – the advice that comes out of these movies are absolutely brilliant. So indulge in family movie night – you might be pleasantly surprised at what life lessons are being instilled in your children’s heads.

Welcome to the wonderful world of Disney catchcries to live by.

      1. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – Winnie-the-Pooh
      2. “Some people are worth melting for.” – Frozen
      3. “Our fate lies within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it.” – Brave
      4. “Always let your conscious be your guide.” – Pinnochio 
      5. “All it takes is faith and trust.” – Peter Pan
      6. “Put your faith in what you most believe in.” – Tarzan
      7. “If you focus on what you’ve left behind, you’ll never be able to see what lies ahead.” – Ratatouille 
      8. “Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clearer.” – Kung Fu Panda
      9. “Ah yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” – The Lion King
      10. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” – Mulan
      11. “Forever is a long time. And time has a way of changing things.” – The Fox and the Hound
      12. “When life gets you down do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming.” – Finding Nemo
      13. “The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” – Dumbo
      14. “You’re never too old to be young.” – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfssnow white
      15. “Family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten.” – Lilo and Stitch
      16. “Never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” – The Incredibles
      17. “Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.”- Tangled
      18. “Even miracles take a little time.” – Cinderella
      19. “To laugh at yourself is to love yourself.” – Mickey Mouse
      20. “Today is a good day to try.” – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
      21. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Winnie-the-Pooh
      22. A person’s a person, no matter how small.” –  Horton Hears a Who 
      23. “Fairy tales can come true – you gotta make them happen. It all depends on you.” – The Princess and the Frog
      24. “Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it.”- The Incredibles
      25. “Just because I cannot see it doesn’t mean I can’t believe it.”- The Nightmare Before Christmas
      26. “There’s no one I’d rather be than me.” – Wreck-it-Ralph
      27. “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.” – Mary Poppins
      28. “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”- Alice in Wonderland 
      29. “Sometimes we have to go deep inside ourselves to solve our problems.” – SpongeBob SquarePants
      30. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength but by the strength of his heart.” – Hercules
      31. “Let it go.” – Frozen

If you’re a movie buff, then you’ll love these classic movies to watch with the kids as well as our post on the movies from our childhood that would probably scare our own kids.

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