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    Anne Lamott
    “This is one thing they forget to mention in most child-rearing books, that at times you will just lose your mind. Period. ”
    Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

  • #2
    “The great irony of motherhood is that while you sometimes long for someone else to be in charge, it is next to impossible to mentally accept that reality.”
    Rachel Balducci, How Do You Tuck in a Superhero?: And Other Delightful Mysteries of Raising Boys

  • #3
    Karen Maezen Miller
    “Your life is your practice. Your spiritual practice does not occur someplace other than in your life right now, and your life is nowhere other than where you are. You are looking for answers, insight, and wisdom that you already possess. Live the life in front of you, be the life you are, and see what you find out for yourself.”
    Karen Maezen Miller, Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood

  • #4
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #5
    Tina Fey
    “I was a little excited but mostly blorft. "Blorft" is an adjective I just made up that means 'Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.' I have been blorft every day for the past seven years.”
    Tina Fey, Bossypants

  • #6
    Tina Fey
    “Lesson learned? When people say, "You really, really must" do something, it means you don't really have to. No one ever says, "You really, really must deliver the baby during labor." When it's true, it doesn't need to be said.”
    Tina Fey, Bossypants

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