Parents' Day, a special day celebrated in the United States, falls on 26 July this year.
The day, which is a combination of Father's Day and Mother's Day, is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July every year.
It was former US President Bill Clinton, who signed a Congressional Resolution into law, to recognise the role of parents in raising their kids and to celebrate parenthood.
The day is annually celebrated in South Korea on 8 May.
Check out some quotes by famous people about their parents and parenthood:
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. — Charles Wadsworth
The greatest thing a father can do to his children, is to love their mother.— Anjaneth Garcia Untalan
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. — Pope John XXIII
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. — George Herbert
He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." — Clarence Budington Kelland
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. — Sigmund Freud
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. — Abraham Lincoln
My mother is a walking miracle. — Leonardo DiCaprio
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. — Victor Hugo
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. — Eric Fromm
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. – William Makepeace Thackeray
Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent. – Bob Keeshan
My parents didn't believe in luck. They believed in hard work and in preparing me to take advantage of opportunity. Like many parents, they taught me to be generous but never to depend on the generosity of others. – Naveen Jain