By Stephanie Land. I opened the door of our beloved 1987 maroon “Suba-Ruby.” A prized possession for me, with just over 100,000 miles on it, in mint condition, bought only four months ago. Emilia lovingly called the car “Ruby” in conversation; people asked if she had a little sister.
In marketing there is this concept of a campaign, usually meant to accomplish a specific purpose centering around changing idea of changing perceptions or creating new ones. I’ve created ads, taglines, letters, posters, handbills, fact sheets, web copy…the list goes on but none of the campaigns I’ve worked on have ever been as important as the one I’ve recently launched in my own house.read more
It is amazing to watch the kids grow—the lines on the wall, the inches, the learning and the shoes, oh, the shoes!
Watching them grow makes my heart want to burst with a mix of pride and pain.
But guess what? I am growing too--in so many unseen ways.
My kids have pushed me to edges I didn’t know I had—both good and bad. I have had to dig deeper into myself than I ever possibly imagined.
These little mirrors of mine force me to look, really look at who I am, who I want to be and how to bridge the two.
That is growth.
I just wish it came with new shoes.
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