Quotes

I love words and extracting meaning out of them.  Here’s a snapshot of Be A Fun Mum through my quotes. Feel free to “Quote me” and link back to this page. To view the relevant post, click on my name under each quote.

“Be a parent who attacks mistakes of the heart, not the skin. Make yourself a Heart Attitude List not a Guilt Trip List.”

– Kelly Burstow

“This is something I’ve strived for in our family: the freedom to be yourself and know you are loved.”

Kelly Burstow

“When I feel down and the day seems dark, I light a candle, and everything seems a little brighter.”

Kelly Burstow

“If we could recapture 1950 value without losing modern choice, it would be a very wonderful thing.”

Kelly Burstow

“Little traditions are important for creating lasting memories.”

Kelly Burstow

“Time is short. Life is precious. Memories are sweet.”

Kelly Burstow

“By loving the little moments, I experience snippets of happiness and joy around me, which in turn, help me to see Motherhood for what it is: a collection of small moments, like pieces of a puzzle, together creating a beautiful masterpiece.”

Kelly Burstow

“I didn’t do well in the house today, but I loved the children.”

Kelly Burstow

“Being proactive rather than reactive means to control a situation rather than letting it control you.”

Kelly Burstow

“Glamour is the attractive quality of a person who has the ability to be themselves; whether that be causal, elegant, funky or dressy.”

Kelly Burstow

“Discipline is when you stretch out your hand to guide, but not steer, another along Life’s journey.”

Kelly Burstow

“Discipline is all about Love.”

Kelly Burstow

“Motherhood is a rewarding God-given job yielding me the opportunity to invest my love and time in the people I care for the most.”

Kelly Burstow

“Don’t follow fashion.  Wear what you like. Shop within your means.  Be you.”

Kelly Burtow

“In your child, see all they can be, not all they can’t.”

– Kelly Burstow

“Be confident in the mother you are because that’s the mother you’re meant to be.”

Kelly Burstow

As a parent, I’ve made many mistakes so, when I actually do it right, I triumph the moment; I celebrate it.”

Kelly Burstow

“It’s a beauitful thing when someone sees all the good in you and knows all the bad, and loves you regardless.”

Kelly Burstow

“Holidays are about creating memories of an overwhelmingly happy childhood.”

Kelly Burstow

“I take time to enjoy the little happiness afforded each day, so it’s easy to let material things go — because there is joy everywhere; you just have to look for it. For me, giving is one of the best joys of all.”

Kelly Burstow

“I believe freedom and creativity go hand in hand.”

Kelly Burstow

“I believe it’s important to create an environment of respect for your spouse and it has to be an intentional thing.  There are so many opportunities to do this very thing — there for the taking.”

Kelly Burstow

“Housework: creating a house that works.”

Kelly Burstow

“I feel blessed in my gifts: my children.  I’m here for them all; to love them, to cherish them and to help them; in any and every way that I can.”

Kelly Burstow

“Sometimes the flowers are small but there is always opportunity to bloom.”

Kelly Burstow

“A Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup is the rightest wrong possible.”

– Kelly Burstow

“I would rather be called weird than boring.”

Kelly Burstow

“Love the moment yet dream of the future.”

Kelly Burstow

“Parents don’t own their children; parents are blessed with their children, on loan — for a little while.”

Kelly Burstow

“Reach for the stars. You might get to the moon.”

– Kelly Burstow

“When your day is a little blurry, wear red shoes because they always look bright.”

Kelly Burstow

“If parents could support each other without judging each other, it would be a very wonderful thing.  Be discerning: yes; judgemental: no.”

Kelly Burstow

“Wearing pretty underwear is like having a secret only you know.”

Kelly Burstow

“Parenting by personality is like saying this to a child: I love you for who you are and see all you can be.”

Kelly Burstow

“Comfort requires an invisible transfer of strength; one body to another.”

Kelly Burstow

“Every mum is a working mum.”

Kelly Burstow

“Being a mum is an immense challenge laced with incredible joy; it’s a labour of love.”

Kelly Burstow

“There’s no such thing as a part-time mum.”

Kelly Burstow

“I’m learning if I invest a little time, doing something creative with the kids, it sets up the entire tone of the day.”

Kelly Burstow

“I long for good old-fashioned family time where the little things make a big difference. An antic here, a laugh there; sharing and discussion a plenty.”

Kelly Burstow

“When I’ve hurt someone I try and make it right when I can and constantly apply myself to kindness.”

Kelly Burstow

“Here’s to a New Year where the birds and the wind, the grass and the sky, a hug and a kiss don’t go unnoticed. Love the Moment.”

Kelly Burstow

“I always want to be the Mum with toys still in her handbag.”

Kelly Burstow

“We can’t all raise chickens and grow carrots, but we can make a difference if we all do what we can.”

Kelly Burstow

“Be a fun mum. It’s less about what you DO and more about how you BE.”

Kelly Burstow

“Be who you are with your child because it’s a beautiful gift to give.”

Kelly Burstow

“Living life together: it’s what family is all about.”

Kelly Burstow

My daughter and I — Loving the Moment

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