Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Motherhood Pride

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It is written that pride comes before a fall. This kind of pride, however, translates as a celebration of achievements - not haughty arrogance!

I’m proud of having a little baby daughter who will have a brother or sister in a few months. The journey of parenthood is the one I am most proud of. It is the greatest and most rewarding challenge, and a realization of my full potential as a mother. Children are the greatest treasure of life.

I have also just finished the biggest academic achievement of my life – a PhD in physiology and hormones. This has been a lot of effort both before after my first was born. There were a lot of difficulties, but with understanding supervisors and supportive colleagues I have been able to complete this work. But please, just call me Ursula J

I’m so lucky to have a husband who cares so much about his family. And to have a mum , dad, and sisters who provide a stoic team of support. I am also blessed with an unusual assortment of friends each unique and diverse. So many different countries, so many different beliefs – but one thing is clear, they are all really good people and I’m proud to know them.

Lastly but not least, I’m so happy to have written and illustrated my first children’s picture book which has been dedicated to my children. I’m proud to have sisters (including a twin) who share my enthusiasm for writing and drawing amongst other things. These are some things I’m most proud of.

Would anyone like to share your mother’s pride?
http://gigglesandgrimaces.com/2012/03/mothers-pride-the-beginning/

5 comments:

  1. I also am grateful for my husband and family. I'm so lucky!

    Glad you joined the carnival.

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  2. Thanks alot boss! It's nice you have twins and live in Poland. I'm a twin and have a considerable amout of Polish heritage in me, but I've never been there. Hope you didn't fare badly when Europe coped that cold snap a few weeks ago. Thanks again for the welcome :)

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  3. Wow, way to go earning your PhD! That's fantastic! That's quite a list to be proud of up there! :)

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  4. Thanks! It certainly was a challenge (sometimes quite daunting), but where there's a will there's a way. And (apart from one laboratory troll)I had the support of those around me :)

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