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Kick-off 🏈 Quote for your Work Week


Even the Lord had a day for rest, right? 
Sunday. Ahhhh...short but sweet Sunday!
Many of you start your Sunday off by going to church, enjoying your family and/or just plain relaxing. 
I taught for 25 years before closing that chapter to be a nanny. Every Sunday during my teaching days was bittersweet. You’re enjoying your last day of the weekend and suddenly you hear the sound of the ticking clock of the news show 60 minutes.  
This was when I went into panic mode. 
Don’t get me wrong;  I loved teaching and am grateful for a career that I truly enjoyed and filled me with so many personal rewards. 
However, getting back into the swing of my work week always took a  mind shift. 
My hope for “Kick off Quote for your Work Week” is two-fold, really.  I hope to 1.) choose a quote that will hopefully set a positive tone for your work week and 2.) inspire you to be your best you!

Now that you know my intent for “Kick off Quote for your Work Week” future Monday posts will simply be a quote and my intention for choosing that quote. 

This first one is pretty self explanatory for your week...


“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

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