That’s What She Said: Show Me Your Brave #linkup

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This month's quote

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This quote made me think of my daughter. My now… 13-year-old daughter as of 12:12 A.M this morning.


This quote made me think of you, because you are one of the bravest people I know. You have shown me time-after-time how incredibly courageous you are, I admire that (sometimes I want to borrow that).

Your friends, loving call you goodie-goodie, smarty pants, and organic girl, that is okay, they notice what you have.  You have morals and smarts, and once again that is admirable.  Do not ever be ashamed of that.  Please never hide it away, trust me.

Birthday Girl 2005

Be brave enough to keep reading books, hoard all that information. I know some may say, “reading is boring” but they couldn’t be more wrong. Read on!

Book HeavenBlue Bicycle Books Mrs. AOK

The Catcher in The Book: a tween summer reading series. #BookReviews for #Tweens

Be brave enough to keep writing. Show me what you got! Let the words flow, grace those pages with your thoughts, and show the world, m’dear.  You have it, share it.

Mrs. AOK, A Work In Progress

Be brave enough to dust yourself off when you strike out.  I mean that literally and figuratively.


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Show me how brave you are when you feel small.  You are braver than I was at your age charastically, physically, and mentally. Remember what Papa & I have told you, remember what countless teachers have told you. You are amazing, kid.

My little lady and I

Show me how brave you are, mama, chase those dreams! We love you!!

Show us yours

Next Week's Quote


Next week we want to hear if you come from a place of yes.  Sometimes YES opens up new doors and sometimes…

TWSS: Say YES & You'll Figure IT Out Afterwards- Tina Fey

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26 thoughts on “That’s What She Said: Show Me Your Brave #linkup”

  1. Happy Birthday to your daughter! You have an official teenage girl now! I hope she always stays brave too and it’s wonderful that she has such supportive parents to keep building her confidence.

    1. Thank you, Karen! I am really proud of her; she is not sheepish she knows who she is and has such grace about herself. I admire that, I hope she will stay that way forever. I cannot say I was like that at her age.
      And thank you for your kind words!

  2. Oh how I love this!! I cannot believe your baby is a TEENAGER. How did that happen?? This was such a beautiful ode to her. And to you too Mama!! She did not become this beautiful, courageous, wise young lady without the watchful eye and loving hand of a supportive mama. So cheers to you too Dean!! XOXO

    1. Aww thanks, Courtney!!
      I do not know how this happened, it happened SO fast.
      I’m going to keep soaking up the time I have with her and pray to the time gods to slow things down a bit. 🙂

    1. Thank you, Lisa!! She really is a wonderful person, my husband & I are in awe with her as she came from us :D…. BANANAS!

  3. Happy Birthday to your daughter!! Sounds like you have a sweet girl on your hands!! Love that she is into reading and writing, tell her never to quit on that!! Sometimes a good story is always what you need!!

    1. Thank you! She is such a sweetie, well, she does have the right amount of teenage sass. 🙂 Not too sassy, but she’s witty, where on earth does she get that?
      I gave her a Literary Listography book, I hope she will keep track of her books & read always.

  4. Your picture of you with your daughter is beautiful! Is it from NYE? Happy 13th Birthday! Wow, you have a teenager now. How does that feel?

    I’ve had to work on my brave lately. It’s a long story, but to sum it up, liars and cheats can bite me!

    I hope you have a wonderful time celebrating your daughter’s birthday! xo

    1. Yup, that was our super fancy NYE party :D.
      I still cannot believe she’s a teenager. I do not know who pressed fast forward, but it certainly was not me I’m ready to hit pause!
      I have been handling things much better than I thought I would.

      I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been dealing with that. I’m here if you need me!

  5. 13 years! Be honest – how often do people ask if you two are sisters? Go on. I bet it happens.
    What a beautiful birthday girl. Happy celebrations to you all this weekend. May her bravery and light shine on and on.

    1. Aww Tamara… it doesn’t happen as much as it use to.
      Thanks, for the birthday wishes!
      Wishing you a beautiful V-Day weekend.

  6. Oh my goodness, yes!!!!!!!!!! Your daughter is just like my oldest. Reading as if she is starving, writing as if the faucet is never going to turn off. Love it, and enjoy it!!!! Mine is now laying out the school yearly magazine. Be proud mama. Yours just like mine is into sports, awesome!!!! Mine leaves next week to meet with the dept heads of the Univ. for Dramatics and Creative Writing programs as well as the English Dept head. She wants to teach drama and write. Good grief………

    1. You are right, our oldest daughters seem to be quite similar. You have to be so proud of her! I’m wishing her all the best, she is on such a wonderful path.

    1. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Mia!
      We are thankful she is such a good kid. Lucky. I hope she stays this way… FOREVER. She is student of the week, I didn’t even know there was still student of the week in middle school. I guess I was never in the running when I was in middle school. :-/

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