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This Fall, I started being a part of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). It is a place where I can be with other Moms while my girls are playing with other kids. You can find out more about MOPS here. The theme for this quarter is “Be You Bravely.”
This past weekend, MOPS put on a MOMcon in Louisville, KY. The theme for the conference was also “Be You Bravely.” I was able to watch the sessions online, which was very motivational. There were many great speakers that encouraged us Moms to “Be you, bravely.”
As Moms, we need to be brave in whatever comes our way every day. We don’t need to be afraid of who we are. Sometimes we need to take a step or two of bravery. Maybe we have to admit that we should do more or there are different ways we need to approve. Maybe there is something big we want to do. How can you be a better you?
During one of the sessions, an anthem was performed by Amena Brown on “The Brave Mom.” The words are very motivational.
You are a supershero with no cape
Just flats, jeans, sneakers, and yoga pants
Ready to answer the mom signal at any time
You are also a woman
A feeling, breathing, thinking, dreaming woman
Motherhood may have brought you a few extra curves
But it also taught you the power of words
Every time that I hear the words spoken in his anthem, it makes me tear up. It helps me to remember that I am more than just a Mom. I am a brave Mom. I am ready everyday to take care of my girls. Some days may be tough, I may be worn out/exhausted, or nothing seems to be going my way, but I have to be strong to be there for my girls. The anthem also reminds me that I am a woman. Majority of my time I am in my role as a Mom, but I also need to take some time and be a woman. It is important to do something for myself. And most of all, be brave in whatever I do.
I hope this anthem is as motivational as it was for me. I recommend watching the video and reading the words below the video. I also recommend watching the MOMcon session videos to encourage you to be you, bravely.
Are you ready to be you bravely?
28 thoughts on “Be You Bravely”
Did you create that printable? I think you should make it available for download!
The Be You Bravely print was actually created by Mops International. They even made t-shirts with the design on it.
What a great anthem!! =)
I love the anthem too! The words are so inspirational and when I hear the words being spoken, I tear up.
Thank you for sharing this wonderful post to encourage and inspire all the moms out there!
You’re welcome! Sometimes as moms, we need to hear those words of encouragement to lift us up.
This is such a great reminder. It’s tough, but sometimes taking time to be you as a woman is what makes it possible to dive back into the you that is a mom! Thanks for the encouragement to be me, bravely!
Sometimes it’s hard to remember to be a woman too when we spend most of our time being a mother. We all need the encouragement! And you’re welcome!
I agree with Carissa about the printable! 🙂 Nice to meet you on Merry Monday.
The Be You Bravely print was actually created by Mops International. It’s nice to meet you too!
I love that anthem! Any group that helps lift up moms is great to me. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday.
You’re welcome. I love the words in the anthem. So inspirational!
Beautiful! I love the print 🙂
The design was made into t-shirts by MOPS International. I so want a t-shirt.