How do you know something matters? A momma tells another momma that it’s actually worth it.
How do you know something is really as good as it seems? It stands the test of time and the next generation of women take it on.
Like most busy moms, she pushed the thought aside and readied herself to care for her family when she arrived home. She wanted to enjoy her husband and their toddler son. She really tried.
We’ve all been to an enormously overdone party. It felt amazing when we walked in. The décor was perfect. The cake was perfect. The birthday child’s outfit was perfect. Even the mom’s outfit was perfectly coordinate to fit the theme.
Carmen always dreamed of being a business owner. She knew she had the wit and the determination to own her own business. She just wasn’t sure what that business should be.
Knowing it was an important decision, she started doing her research. She looked into several network marketing setups and knew that wasn’t right for her. She considered starting a business in a different state, but once she realized the travel, she knew that wasn’t the best fit either.
I’m glad that the only pictures of my bare baby bottom are tucked away in a brown photo album hidden at the back of my mom’s living room cabinet storage. But let’s face it. Our kids will never have that luxury.
In fact, I’m glad that, thanks to social media, y’all have all seen pictures of my kids’ bare baby bottoms because they are just so dimply and adorable. I’m not ashamed of the sharing. You can thank Instagram for allowing you to enjoy that sweetness too.
My kindergartner might not be a professional decorator yet, but she is an excellent listener. She jolted out of the car before I’d even shifted into park in our garage. She beelined for the recycle bin, digging deep for the Nike box she remembered we finally discarded from Christmas gifting.
“Momma, you aren’t allowed to help me. Because I don’t even need your help. I’m big now. I know just how I want to decorate my box!”