Dear Daughters,

As your parents, we realize that you will grow up, you will become amazing women that will take on the world that we have left for you. You will fall in love, have pain, have joy, find inspiration, and make mistakes. But we also know that you are a dynamic, imaginative, capable women that have skills, intelligence, and compassion. We raised you to be wonderful and kind– you my love did not come with an instruction manual, you did however, come into this world…loved. We hope when it is time for you to go out into the world that you have everything that you need, but, if you do not, you know where to find us. We are those people that are standing directly behind you, supporting you, cheering you on, and ready to catch you if you fall.

We will continue to worry about you, even when you are an adult, when you have your own children, when you have your own life. It is our right as your parents, to love you and to worry.

Below are the things that we tried to instill in you in quotes–that you can carry with you for a life time. Just in case you missed the lesson. There are many more things to learn, but these are amongst the most important.

We love you sweet girls, live wonderfully, and call you mother all the time.

Quotes about love…

Women are made to be loved, not understood. –Oscar Wilde

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. –Lao Tzu

You are loved for the girl you are, the woman you will become, and the precious daughter you will always be. –Unknown

We will carry pieces of all those that have built and broken us. –Atticus

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. –Zig Ziglar

…and there you are living, despite it all. –Rupi Kaur

If you focus on the hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson you will continue to grow. –Buddha

Quotes about Self-Worth

You must find courage to leave the table, if respect is no longer being served. –Unknown

In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. –CoCo Chanel

Confidence is not “they will not like me.” Confidence is “I’ll be fine if they don’t.” –Unknown

Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep your heels, head, & standards high. –Coco Chanel

Pretty is an accident of nature. Elegance is a self-created work of art. –Unknown

Find women who are like you, who love you for who you are and will protect you like you are their natural sister, even when they are not. — Savvy Mom

Imperfections are beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. –Marilyn Monroe

Don’t listen to the negative voice inside your head. She was put there to keep you level, however, sometimes she steps out of line. –Savvy Mom

Life is very short. Insecurity is a waste of time. –Diane von Furstenberg

Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own. –Unknown

Nothing can dim the light that shines within. –Maya Angelou

Never ake someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. –Maya Angelou

Quotes about Work & Career

Find a true leader to work for and not a boss. –Savvy mom

Opportunity is missed by most because, it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. –Thomas Edison

It’s not real work, when it is something you LOVE. –Les Brown

Work in silence– let success be your noise. –Unknown

Look in the mirror, that is your only true competition. –Unknown

Be careful who’s toes you step on today, they may be attached to the ass you have to kiss tomorrow. –The Captain

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. –Colin Powell

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrafice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. –Donovan Bailey

Quotes about Life Lessons

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward. –Oscar Wilde

Be kind even when the other person is not. –Savvy Mom

Even the Devil was once an angel. –Unknown

Pay attention to people’s actions–they will tell you exactly who they are without ever saying a word. –Savvy Mom

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Do not trust everyone right away, they may not have the best intentions. –Savvy Mom

If you lower your voice when someone is yelling, you will be surprised how quickly their voice will come to meet yours. –Savvy Mom

Don’t take financial advice from a broke person. –Dave Ramsey

Never worry about what other people think… they are too worried about what you are thinking. –Savvy Mom

Having hate in your heart is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. –Buddha

As long as we are together, nothing else matters. –Savvy Mom

Maturity is when you have the power to destroy someone who did you wrong but you just breathe, walk away, and let life take care of them. –Unknown

A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every trust expressed. –Farrah Gray

Classy is when you have a lot to say, but you chose to remain silent in front of fools. –Unknown

There’s no place like home. –Dorothy

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou

Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching. –Unknown

Quotes about Courage

Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to you. –Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Life isn’t about finding yourself– life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change we seek. –Barack Obama

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. –Winston Churchill

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. –Oprah

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. –Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest risk any of us will take– is to be seen as we are. –Cinderella

Be loyal to your future, not your past. –Les Brown

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. — Maya Angelou

Never be afraid to try something new. If inventors of the past were afraid– where would we be? –Savvy Mom

Quotes about being Powerful

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. — Judy Garland

Be the kind of women that when your feet hit the floor each morning– the Devil says, “Oh crap, she’s up!” –Unknown

The Devil whispered in my ear “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.” Today,, I whispered back, “I am the storm.” –Unknown

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. –Helen Keller

Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today. –CoCo Chanel

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. –Maya Angelou

We have given you the tools to be the best that you can be in this life. We have loved you with all that we know. Remember you all did not come with an instruction manual and parenting is not an easy job, most of the time, it is doing the best in the situation at hand. But our love for you our daughters, will never waiver. We have loved you before we even met you. We loved you with everything we have, and everything we are, someday, you to will know this amazing love when you have a child.

Much love & respect,

Your mom

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