I believe one look into my children’s eyes will always make the world seem brighter.
I believe in ‘yes days’.
I believe in ear-to-ear smiles, giggles that make my cheeks hurt, and friends I can’t live without.
I believe writing is good for my soul.
I believe good posture, drinking water and exercise will make me look younger. But I have to do them: stand up straight, drink the water and get moving.
I believe I should have less and give more.
I believe I deserve time to read for pleasure.
I believe in high heels, red dresses and jeans that make me feel fabulous.
I believe in makeup and glitter, sunsets and chocolate, wine and all things that sparkle.
I believe the most brilliant color in the world is the shade of raspberry you see when you close your eyes and turn your face to the sun.
I believe I should say ‘outstanding’ when someone says, ‘how are you?’. They can’t help but smile in response.
I believe in eye contact and strong handshakes.
I believe in listening.
I believe if I want to be happy, I should. Be happy.
I believe it is easy to live in fear: afraid of the ‘what ifs’. But I believe I am stronger than the ‘what ifs’.
I believe I have to ask for what I want. If I don’t, the answer will always be no.
I believe teaching my children to give of themselves is one of my primary responsibilities as a mom.
I believe that dreaming big is a beautiful and mandatory thing.
I believe I should know my worth.
I believe class and grace are two of the most beautiful words in the English language.
I believe I should never stop wondering what I want to be when I grow up.
I believe juggling a career I love and a family I adore will never be perfect, but it is possible.
I believe, at the end of the day…. at THE END OF THE DAY…. my children will be able to say I DID IT: I showed them it was possible to follow my passion and make them feel loved every moment of every day.
What do YOU BELIEVE?