Raising Little Leaders

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I have been having a hard time putting this post together, I am not sure why — maybe it’s insecurities or maybe it is the lack of feeling that I have the right words to say. Throughout the day I have read a lot of quotes and encouragement from women encouraging other women through social media and love seeing the positive impact from it, this has lead to me to reflect on motherhood, especially on my role as a mother to a daughter.

Reflecting back on the woman before us, the leaders and the rule breakers, I am also looking at my daughter and how I can raise her to be strong, confident and driven by her own passions today. There are days where I wonder how one could even start to accomplish this and then days where I am very certain that because of the way that I walk through my life she will learn, obtain and grow even stronger. It is about having confidence in ourselves while raising our littles and being conscious that they very very dearly look up to us for that strength and courage.

Everyday is a new day and everyday I am reminding myself of not only the impact that I am making on those around me (whether it be through social media influence or not), but the impact that I am making within my immediate family. Today as a Woman, a Wife, and as a Mother I am looking my hormonal pregnancy insecurities in the face and reminding myself of all of these things.

Mother and Little Style Post photo by m and him photography

Mother and Little Style Post photo by m and him photography

girl style post

Girl Style

Photography: M and Him

A friend of mine wrote a very beautiful post for International Women’s Day that includes more photos from the gorgeous day that these photos were taken. I would encourage you to read her post, she is brillant and shares quotes and inspiration from woman who have made an impact in the world we live in. View International Women’s 2016 written by Tara Teng here.

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  • My little cheerleader during my workouts. Love that I’m not only working on living a healthier lifestyle but the little ones are watching and seeing me take care of myself too.
  • Still can’t believe she’s 5! Flipping through her birthday party photos that I got back from @_juleschristine_ and loving everyone. Working on sharing all the details from her Frozen inspired party on the blog soon with soon! PS this just might be one of my favorite parties yet! 🎉
  • This little sneak always trying to get a taste of my lattes ☕️ 👅 #dontblameher
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Swipe to see a little recap of my recent day trip to Chilliwack — more about each location on the blog. @mycultivatecafe — @zebookman — @oldyalebrewing — @circa_vintage_finds — @therefineryhouse // Photos @juliechristinephotography
  • It’s October and it’s hot enough to wear open toed shoes and drink smoothies outside. ☀️🙌🏻💕
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PS — Never forget that YOU are worthy.
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  • Browsing through old photos and found this one from two halloweens ago. Baby bunny Evelyn 🐰
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