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Celebrating 45! 4.5 Things I’ve Learned in 45 Years

I’m not old.  I’m 25 plus shipping and handling.

Life begins at 45.  The last 44 years have been practice.

45 is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.

It took 45 years to look this good.

things learned in 45 years

Type into your Google search bar anything like “woman turning 45” and you will find all kinds of articles about body changes, what to expect, etc.  

But I’ve spent way too much time googling things to improve myself at all ages.  

This is me.  This is who I am.  I am here.  

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14 Things Being a Mom Has Taught Me

Being a Mom has taught me so many things.  I’ve narrowed it down to 14 for today.  

Being a Mom

Ethan turned 14 on Easter Sunday.  That means I have been a Mom for 14 years.  Actually that means I have been a biological mom for 14 years.  

When Kent and I married back in 2000, I became a stepmom to 10 year old Ben.  I still remember him asking me to bake cookies for his 4th grade class for his birthday that first year.  Oh how it warmed my heart.  I became a mom for the first time in that moment.

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Why Her Plan Won’t Work for You

But isn’t it so much easier to just do the plan that worked for your friend or your co-worker or that girl on social media?

 

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Keep your eyes on your own paper.

I’ve written about this before.  To be sure, it is a foundation to my beliefs and my coaching, and I feel like it is time to revisit it.  So how do we deal with disappointment and frustration when it doesn’t seem like our plan is working?

Jump on the latest bandwagon that’s going by?  Follow the plan that your friend started back in January?

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