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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Type A Mom Quotables

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I learned a lot when I chose to go to one of the "practicalities" sessions and was inspired by the "passions" sessions. Lots of amazing women there and it was held in the gorgeous city of Asheville, NC. Definitely a conference to attend if you can! Thanks again to Tooth Soap, whose sponsorship made it possible for me to attend.

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Blogger Oka said...

I totally agree with the first quote :D

October 5, 2010 at 7:19 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

All great pieces of advice! I especially like the "have your voice match your heart" one :)

October 5, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger The Mommyologist said...

So glad that you had such a great time!

October 5, 2010 at 7:44 AM  
Blogger Amethyst Moon said...

a great collection of tips!

October 5, 2010 at 7:51 AM  
Blogger Angie said...

I like have your voice match your heart.

We should all try to do that more often!

October 5, 2010 at 8:00 AM  
Blogger Mo 'Betta said...

I bet Asheville was pretty this time of year. Sounds like you got some good tips! Thanks for passing them along..

October 5, 2010 at 8:24 AM  
Blogger June said...

Thanks for sharing Shell. I really hope to attend a blog conference one of these days.

I really like the last quote.

October 5, 2010 at 8:29 AM  
Blogger Kmama said...

I like the quote about the negative comment! So true!!

October 5, 2010 at 8:43 AM  
Blogger Ian said...

First quote and the last quote say it all

October 5, 2010 at 8:55 AM  
Blogger Evonne said...

I love these quotes! I can't pick a favorite - they're all good!

Sounds like you had a good time at the conference.

October 5, 2010 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger singedwingangel said...

OH I bet you had a blast and I don't think I can choose one quote either.. I do like the heart one though..

October 5, 2010 at 9:25 AM  
Blogger Jenn said...

Great advice. Sounds like you had a great experience.

October 5, 2010 at 9:25 AM  
Blogger Renegades said...

I like the first quote and also that blogging isn't about numbers.

October 5, 2010 at 9:38 AM  
Blogger Kimberly said...

The best quote I think is have your voice match your heart!
Thanks for sharing these!!

October 5, 2010 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger An Imperfect Momma said...

What great quotes! Thanks so much for sharing them. Like the quote about saying no. Its so hard but sometimes you just gotta say no

October 5, 2010 at 10:10 AM  
Blogger Busy Working Mama said...

Great quotes! Happy Tuesday!

October 5, 2010 at 10:19 AM  
Blogger adrienzgirl said...

I think we all like to believe that our voice matches our hearts. Doesn't always translate that way though.

These were little bits of wisdom Shell! Thanks for sharing them with us!

October 5, 2010 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger Quirkyloon said...

"...not spoiled, entitled brats."


Quirky goes off to sulk and pout.


October 5, 2010 at 10:31 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Love those quotes! Especially the last one :)

October 5, 2010 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger Di said...

Awesome advice. Thanks for sharing with us!

October 5, 2010 at 11:43 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

great quotes!!! i hear that ashville is gorgeous!

October 5, 2010 at 12:21 PM  
Blogger Babes Mami said...

Fabulous advice! I love Asheville! We haven't been since I was pregnant.

October 5, 2010 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger KLZ said...

It's good that adults get reminded to act like adults. The world as a whole could use that reminder sometimes, not just bloggers.

Hope you had fun!

October 5, 2010 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger Ms Bibi said...

Love all of them. They are so true.

October 5, 2010 at 1:21 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

That is really some great advice. And it sounds like a good conference, maybe I will have to look into attending sometime.

October 5, 2010 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger DaisyGal said...

thank goodness YOU ...are already good at all of these....you're already AWESOME..

I enjoyed reading all of them...so glad you had a good time!

October 5, 2010 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

Cute sells BIG TIME! Some of my most commented on posts are of the twins doing something cute. Or naughty ;)

October 5, 2010 at 2:10 PM  
Blogger Magically Ordinary said...

Great advice - what a great way to use post its!

October 5, 2010 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger Ali@LastSplash said...

I love Asheville! Great quotes...

October 5, 2010 at 3:04 PM  
Blogger G.M. said...

I always have a negative stick in my head eventhough I know to think of ALL the positive! I am hard on myself like that.
Oh yeah, and the picture of my hair... So forgot to take one I am so bad!

October 5, 2010 at 3:17 PM  
Blogger Salt said...

I really love these! Especially the "Have your voice match your heart". So true.

I might have to save a couple of these post-its to my hard drive. :)

October 5, 2010 at 4:06 PM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Oh I love the "entitled brats" one! That is what turns me off to some of the bigger mommy bloggers - the cat fights that ensue in the comments. Grr...

Those are some great reminders of why we do what we do.

October 5, 2010 at 4:09 PM  
Blogger Sonora said...

I'm so glad you were able to go. These are great. I love the last one.

October 5, 2010 at 4:14 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Haas said...

I just found your blog, and I love it, I am a new follower!

You should link up some of your kids quotes, on Thursday's, for Things Kids Say...

I will be back to read often!!!

October 5, 2010 at 5:16 PM  
Blogger Buffee said...

I think I like the one about not making the negative comments more important than those that support.

Good stuff Shell! Thanks for sharing!

October 5, 2010 at 6:58 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Hey, these are great little bits of wisdom! Sounds like you had a worthwhile trip.

October 5, 2010 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Joey @ Big Teeth and Clouds said...

Those are great sound bites. Must have been a really wonderful opportunity!

October 5, 2010 at 8:00 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

Wow Shell, that sounds like it was a great conference. I'm really sad I missed it, it sounded like such a great opportunity. I'm going to have to plan to attend next time! Thanks for sharing the "words of wisdom"

October 5, 2010 at 9:05 PM  
Blogger Debby@Just Breathe said...

Great advice. Thank you for sharing it!

October 5, 2010 at 9:15 PM  
Blogger Daffy said...

So happy you had a fantastaic time. Very valid nuggets to keep in the forefront of our thoughts! Thank you for sharing with the rest of us. I too would love to attend one of the confrences sometime soon!

October 5, 2010 at 10:12 PM  
Blogger shortmama said...

Acting like adults...definitely good advice!

October 5, 2010 at 10:16 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Love that one about being paid!

October 6, 2010 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger Darlene said...

Great quotes...don't be afraid of "no", write from the heart. I love Asheville.

October 6, 2010 at 5:11 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

I love this collection! It summed up the best of what I learned there.

Let your voice match your heart.

This one stands out to me. It is so true! Do not try and be who you are not.


October 8, 2010 at 12:17 AM  
Blogger Mrs4444 said...

This is a terrific, useful post! Thanks. The part about the money cracked me up again; I had a Milwaukee offer me an "exciting opportunity" of $50 to put their ad on my blog. Seriously?! I politely declined and in a nice way told them they were insane.

October 10, 2010 at 1:08 PM  

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