If a person is confident in what they are doing, very little will allow them to see that a different perspective could be useful.
make it a point to be a confident but receptive parent and wife. I have
the good sense to admit if something simply is not working and move on. I
will always want what is best for my children even if that means I was
wrong. And believe me, I have been wrong many times. I am accepting in
my flaws so that I may continue to do better. I am, however, confident
enough in my choices that I do not need to defend them to anyone.
exercise humility daily, this is how I grow. This is how I grow as a
mother, as a wife, and as a person. It is imperative to me to continue
to improve myself in whatever areas reveal to me that improving is
When I am feeling insecure or judged I first acknowledge
that I am my own worst critic and I am probably feeling this way for a
good reason. I also recognize that comparing myself and what I do to
others is not always relevant or a very good idea. If someone invokes
thought and consideration into us, it often means something and should
not be dismissed. When I am being a blindly confident parent I do not
leave room for progress and that is not fair to anyone. Least of all is
it fair to my children or to my husband.
If I am not working
toward self-development I am standing motionless. I do know that I want
to improve, always. I will also change my mind often and that is