The Death of an Inspiration – Sally Ride

As a stay at home mom, I’ve often worried about what kind of message I would send my children.  Yes, I’m home with them, and I love being at home with them.  I love having the time with them and never missing milestones.  I get to be there for them, encourage them, and support them.

But it seems almost anti-feminist.  Yes, women can do anything.  I just wonder if I’m denying my children the strong female role model that some of my online friends are for their children.  Doctors, lawyers, dentists, accountants, CFO’s of start up companies…   They can look to their mothers and see what a strong, successful role model is.

And then there’s me.

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