You’re more than just a mom…
Sometimes, as we go through the day to day motions of our lives, we forget that inside each of us is a woman who is (often times) forgotten. We get on our schedules of “eat, work, shuttle the kids, sleep, repeat”, that it can be easy to lose touch with the person we used to be before we started our families. The person who wanted to take adventures, who had interests outside of work, who didn’t think twice about buying that dress for no other reason than it just looked beautiful…where did that woman disappear to? Well, I’m here to tell you that she has not disappeared at all. She’s inside you just waiting to re-emerge. You’ve just grown so accustomed to putting your own desires and needs at the bottom of the to-do list that perhaps you forgot she was still there.
While browsing the web recently, I stumbled upon a great little comic strip by Sandra Bell-Lundy called “Between Friends”. Her characters remind me a lot of myself and other women who’ve come and gone through my life. They are very easy to relate to and I think you’ll find humor in how true her comic strip is when compared to your own life. Here’s a fairly recent strip of hers that nails exactly what I’m talking about:
Let’s all promise each other that we’ll take a few tips from Helen and her decision to be more than just a mom. Put on something that makes you feel sexy, take a little extra time with your makeup, pull your hair out of that ponytail and watch how your feelings about yourself will be uplifted. To see more of Sandra’s comics, you can pop on over to her site at http://betweenfriendscomics.com/.