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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  • Warm Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses + a whole lot of other cute phrases created for you. Just print, cut and attach.
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I used my @canoncanada PIXMA printer to easily print these out from home. With the wifi connection you can download this Holiday Gift tag free printable from my blog to your phone and print in just a few quick steps check out the link in my bio for more info. Happy wrapping!
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  • I’m thinking about making some DIY Christmas presents using essential oils, would love to hear some of your favorite things to make using oils. Share below 👇🏻👇🏻 along with your scent of choice.
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Photo from @juliechristinephotography and our Holiday Lookbook. Check it out by using the link in my bio + there’s a coupon for @kpurenaturals, @vitruvi and @dearlovescompany and many more too 🙌🏻
  • The littlest moments, the ones that make you feel like you are doing something right. The ones that remind you, yes I’ve got this whole motherhood thing. Those moments, sometimes so brief, are the ones to hold onto. Let go of the others and be thankful for everything that you’ve done, everything you have accomplished. Because you mama, are doing the best job you can do. #WHPthankful
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Girl’s dresses from @minimioche // Coming to the blog soon. #liveinminimioche
  • Took the whole crew out to @highstreetfv tonight for the Christmas tree lighting. It’s the first of many, if you didn’t catch it tonight you can each Saturday leading up to Christmas.
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You can watch a little glimpse of the show over on @fvlifestylemag as I took over their feed and stories for the evening.
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  • I think she’s writing a blog post called, “5 Ways To Get Your Mom to Pick You Up” #oneofthosedays
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