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A few words about motherhood

When my daughters were “littles,” I would show them their reflection in a mirror and had them practice saying “I love you” to them.

At bedtime, when it came time for prayers of gratitude and lists of whom they loved, I cued them in as first on their lists.

There are countless philosophical quotes that preach loving yourself first. But I can’t write a better one than to encourage you to look in the mirror at yourself, really stare into those eyes, be you man or woman, and tell yourself “I love you” until you believe it.

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