A Really Great Quote…


“Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” ― Harriet Braiker Recently, I came across this quote on one of the Real Simple magazine daily thoughts blogs I follow. When I first read it, I thought how applicable toward motherhood. How different would life be if I strived for excellence instead of perfection? For me, striving for excellence means that improvement is tangible and attainable.  Big or small, I have the power to make positive changes as a woman and mother.  Excellence means I will make mistakes, learn from them and that helps me grow.  Excellence is the…

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Really Anderson Cooper….Why the Mommy Wars?


I guess I’m a little late, but I just came across Anderson Cooper’s recent show in which a working mom referred to stay at home Moms as “Lazy.” Not to be undone, the stay at home moms then referred to the working moms as “selfish.” Really, Anderson…why the Mommy wars? It is hard enough for anyone to be a mother without inciting more drama. Motherhood may be the toughest job around and often with the most criticism. Women make choices contingent upon the needs of others, which is the epitome of self sacrifice. In addition, often such decisions are made…

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