Oh how she has grown

Wednesday, March 02, 2011



Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Napoleon Hill

Kirstie has wanted to be a teacher since she was 5 and has had so many people tell her she has so many other options and that teaching little ones is such a hard job.... People are funny aren't they, do they really know what is in her heart!!!!....Her mummy has always encouraged her to do whatever makes her heart sing, whatever could make a little difference to her life and the lives of others. I know people think that I am an idealist and I sometimes don't live in the real world....but this is how my parents raised me and I turned out ok !!!!

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance." Abraham Lincoln

"Every new day begins with possibilities." Ronald Reagan
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13 comments

  1. good gracious my friend, she is gorgeous!!
    she looks so fresh & full of potential.
    i pray all her dreams come true!!!
    xoxoxo

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  2. You must be so proud, congratulations for being such a wonderful encouraging mum.

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  3. Pretty girl. Very exciting time. Cam started uni this week too. He is at the same uni doing a similar course to his older brother.

    All we can wish for is that they follow their dreams - if they do that, they will be happy. x

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  4. Cathy, Kirstie will have such fun and earn so much while at Uni.
    Once she becomes a teacher her little pupils will adore her and learn so much from her.
    Alison

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  5. Oops typo I think I wrote - earn instead of learn at Uni....oops....

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  6. What a wonderful career choice Kirsty has made...I applaud her decision and am in awe that she actually knows what she wants....and a huge congratulations to you Cathy...behind every beautiful and successful child is a very loving and dedicated mother....xv

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  7. I wish her good luck with everything !

    xo
    Anci

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  8. Hi you all! this is a blast from the past. So glad I found you and reading how well you all are doing. See I have some cathing up to do, lots of more blogs to explore. Photographs from your London visit brought tears to my eyes. have visited e.g. Liberty too in the past. Lots of love.Am learning to live from the heart more. Chantalle vdr. Meijden from the Netherlands (remember?)

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  9. Cathy.. the fact that you are an idealist is what has always inspired me.. and the ability to live that dream [love the banner by the way] even more ... so I think Kirstie is just a chip of the old block.. thank goodness. we need more of that in the world..

    Hope you all are well!!! Have a great weekend.. ciao xxxx Julie

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  10. Wish you all the luck in the world Kirstie
    Lynn xxxxx

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  11. Happy Happy birthday to you Cathy!!Hurray !!!

    You'll be 45 this year, right? And I will be 37, don`t you think years flying fast away? Well I still feel like a kid ;)

    I really Hope you have a fantastic day, that you are appreciated, that your loved ones know how to surprise you with something wonderful. You deserve it!

    Many good thoughts to you on this Special day,

    A huge birthday hug from Aina in Norway:)

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  12. I couldn't agree more with Vicki, Cathy! Kirstie looks happy and eager to start this new phase in her life. Great to see things are going along well on your side of the ocean, friend! xoxo Lidy

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  13. Dear Cathy,
    Let me know if you received my mail ( I had some mail problems too:))))
    Much love to you and your wonderful Family!
    Hugs,
    Alicja

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