I’ve been lucky to have had some powerful mentors in my life. Strong, loving, soulful women who live life in the arena. As I travel further into motherhood, these are the pieces of advice that have helped me the most. They have nothing to do with parenting ( that’s a whole OTHER post!) but how to do life when small children need you to do EVERYthing for them. I hope this advice proves to be valuable for you as well!
You can have it all, just not all at the same time. While some may disagree with this, everything has a season. There is a time to be young and wild and free, a time to pour your heart and soul into a passionate business venture or creative project and a time to spend every waking second in awe of your child as they bloom in front of your very eyes. There is a time to run off in search of yourself and a time to stay grounded in who you are. There is a time to be a daughter, a mother, a grandmother and a lover. Staying present to the spot we are at on the long road of life will help us to find joy in every moment. I know as a mother who also has a business, sometimes I get frustrated that I get NOTHING else done besides being a mom. But hey, being a mom is a pretty big deal. This is my season to be a mom to babies who need me. I won’t regret being present for them, but I may need to stay up late some nights to get other things done. [Read more…]