excited to introduce myself to you! I’m Jenny and I blog over at The Chronicles of We. I’m a SAHM to a strong-willed, sassy, independent almost three-year-old
amazing little girl named Callie. I’ve got your typical mommy blog sharing
about our family’s adventures and a wide potpourri of topics! You can also find
me overgramming life on Instagram
too! I’m also wife to Jake (13 years this summer). We recently moved back to our home state of Michigan
after a decade away. We built our (hopefully) forever house on a lake! I love
chocolate, wine, beer, diet pop (it’s pop not soda people!), pizza oh and
running so I can enjoy all those delicious things!
When I think about being a girl mom I think so many things! It really took me awhile to sort out what I wanted to share with you all about being a girl mom. I think about pink and balancing it with blue. I think about being pretty and being smart. I think about how much Callie challenges me and how to challenge her back. I think about sports, princesses, trucks and tea parties. I think about math and science. I think about body image and the strength of a woman’s voice. When it comes down to it I mostly think about teaching my daughter to be strong and confident. Having confidence is more than a state of mind; it become a part of your identity. That’s an identity that I’d like my daughter to have with her for life. So what does that confidence look like?
I want my daughter to enjoy sunsets, sunrises, warm lazy summer days, the first snow fall, the birds chirping and all things that nature’s beauty offers.
I want my daughter to love pink, princesses, dresses and accessories. I also want her to love dirt, tools and trucks. I want her to be confident enough to love both and show it.
I don’t know exactly how I will teach her all of this. Role modeling is a part of it. Most importantly I think it’s through love, opportunity and support. Not only to believe in yourself but growing up in an environment where you are encouraged to believe in yourself. I know as she continues to grow that will look different over time. I love being a girl mom and I wouldn’t have it any other way!
Thanks again Beth for having me as a part of your series!
Jenny, thank you so much for sharing Callie with us today. So many of your wants for Callie resonated so strongly in my heart for my girls and I feel confident that they will in the hearts of other mamas too.
Make sure you stop by The Chronicles of We, say hello and follow along.
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