23 May 2018

Lucky

{i'm lucky because i grew up believing i could do anything... become anything... my gender was never used to limit my thinking... to decide what i could achieve, dream, do... i gardened with my dad... played soccer/cricket/darts/swam in dams/rode horses/ climbed trees/ dreamed of becoming a vet, an artist, a tennis player, a doctor... and when i became a doctor and then decided that it wasn't what i wanted to be, not once did my parents constrain me by their dreams/ideals/ideas... they have always supported me in whatever i have attempted...  i'm so lucky that i never had parents who told me that i couldn't because i'm a girl... i would like to give my girls the same gift.. the gift of dreaming... the gift of believing that they can do whatever they want even if they are girls...}
 












9 comments:

  1. from all the photos of their lives you have posted, in my opinion you have done a super job with your girls. they are funny and full of joy and love each other.. I love the pic today of the squeezing of the face... they are so precious. and you sound like you have had a full and wonderful life. I pray God's blessing son you and your family and a full and beautiful life for your girls

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  2. You are a wonderful and forward thinking Mother. Your girls are the lucky ones, so many will not have this upbringing.

    Like you I was blessed with wonderful parents. They always made me feel I could do anything.
    Unfortunately they are no longer here, but I thank them every day.

    Beautiful natural images.

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  3. Hello, you are a great mother to your sweet girls. Every child should be they can do anything they really love to do. Adorable photos. Wishing you a happy day!

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  4. You are a wonderful mother. Every child should be told they can be or do anything they can do. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  5. Darling girls. How wonderful for them to have a mother like you.
    Amalia
    xo

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  6. i love this legacy your leaving your beautiful daughters, friend. your pictures capture all the joy!

    and it's so good to see you out and about again. welcome back!

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  7. oh, your sweet girls!
    hopefully life will be equal for them!

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