Today is My Mom’s Birthday!!!!

Bride's Mother

Today is my mother’s birthday and I wanted to make sure that I shared this day with the world. My mom is my mother, friend, confidante, supporter, protector, provider, nurturer, and so much more. She was my first teacher. I was blessed to hear her heartbeat and voice from within her womb. I am the woman I am partly because of the woman who is my mom. I can’t imagine my life with another woman as my mother.

mommy and me at Santa Monica Beach 1976

She taught me how to read at the age of two. She taught me how to dance. She encouraged me to get a little dirty outside in the yard. She taught me how to cook. She taught me how to use my critical thinking skills. She exposed me to that wonderful creative brain of hers and opened my eyes to all of the wondrous things that I could one day create.

Bride's Father

My mom has taught me to seek and find the silver lining in all of life’s clouds. She also taught me the gift of giving. It is because of her I started volunteering in my community as a child. It is because of her that I continue to volunteer and give back to communities all over.

me and mom 1985

I thank God every single day for blessing me with an amazing mother, teacher, and friend. Here’s to many many many more days and years celebrating and being thankful for this beautiful woman.

mom and me at Uncle Archie funeral March 2017

Happy birthday mom. I’ve loved you from the moment I was conceived and I will love you forever.

Love Your “Fish”,

Natasha

The Road to Success…

These words here…

The Road to Success Quote

I found this quote on Jeff Yalden’s Twitter feed. I hope that it brings comfort, while motivating and inspiring you to keep pressing forward!

JR JR’s Josh Epstein’s Mental Health Awareness Month Playlist

I enjoyed the Billboard article written by Patrick Crowley where Detroit duo, JR JR are highlighted, and Josh Epstein discusses why the band chose to take part of their earnings from their tour and donate them to the Jed Foundation to help with mental health and suicide prevention for young adults and youth. 

Epstein created a Mental Health Awareness playlist on Billboard’s Spotify account, and then shares why he selected some of the songs. It’s an eclectic list and in my opinion does show the spectrum of the highs, lows, struggles and victories faced by those who knowingly and unknowingly battle mental health issues. 

Check out the article and the playlist here: 

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/lifestyle/7777031/takeover-tuesday-jr-jr-mental-health-awareness-month-exclusive-interview-playlist-spotify

Natasha’s Quote of the Day: Aspirational Strategy

“Sometimes you have to keep your dreams, goals, setbacks, and frustrations to yourself because you are the only one walking in your shoes, and not everyone sees and experiences what you do—besides the fact that they have their own goals, issues, and needs—so they may dismiss, patronize, belittle, ignore, or make light of what you are focused on—-instead of allowing that added energy to get you down, separate yourself and then pour yourself into your work, project, or plan. When you have reached your goal it will seem effortless to the rest of the world!” – Natasha L. Foreman

Copyright 2013. Natasha L. Foreman. All Rights Reserved.

Natasha’s Thought of the Day: Growth

Each day you you must push yourself harder and propel yourself further than the day before, so that you are better prepared and more open for what the future will bring your way. We can never be comfortable where we are, for growth is never stagnant.“—Natasha L. Foreman

Copyright 2013. All Rights Reserved. Natasha L. Foreman.