One of my biggest worries has always been the question, "What am I going to be when I grow up?" I still ask myself that and I'm thirty-nine. I'm closer to having the answer than I've ever been, but I'm not quite there yet. One of my biggest impediments, and greatest assets, is that I'm a dreamer. I have always had lofty ideas as to what I want to be and how I want to do it. But now, as a mom, I need to get my shit together tout de suite so that I can be an example to my daughter as to how to be confident and successful. How am I supposed to do that for her if I can't do it for myself?
Frequently, I look to friends, books, and other random places for inspiration and direction. Last night, while I was sitting in the middle of my living room floor desperately trying to keep it together, I looked up and saw a book on the shelf that made perfect sense:
The World According To Mister Rogers: Important Things To Remember
This is an excerpt from the chapter, "The Challenges of Inner Discipline"