What We Can All Learn From Trista’s Response to Being Called “Just a Mom”

Photo Courtesy: Trista Sutter

Photo Courtesy: Trista Sutter

Trista Sutter is a close friend of Hot Moms Club – From baby-showers to birthdays we have watched her and her family grow over the years and have loved being apart of every minute of it. We have enjoyed watching Trista evolve and become to us more than “Just A MOM” from writing her book  Happily Ever After: The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart to her Grateful Heart collection we can’t possibly list them all because Trista has been so busy the list  goes on and on!

In a recent TedxVail talk titled “The Value of YOU.” Trista  shares that she asked her two kids, Max 8.5 and Blakesley 6.5, what they wanted to do when they grow up  and when her son Max told her that he hopes to be just like her and “do nothing,” she was shocked.

“It was a couple of days before the first day of school and … I was preparing the Pinterest-inspired poster boards that my kids would naturally hold for the obligatory photo commemorating the day. I planned to include the year, their grade, and just for fun, what they wanted to be when they grow up,” 

“So I asked them both. Blakesley, our very ambitious girly-girl, immediately jumped up and said that she wanted to be a dancer, a singer, a teacher, an artist, a movie-maker, a nail person, a hair person, a veterinarian, a physical therapist and a mom. Max, our introverted boy’s-boy, took his time.  Finally, after a few minutes, he looked up at me and said…

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Hot Moms Club was founded in 2005 and have had their fingers on the pulse of mom trends ever since. Their philosophy is simple, ‘You are not the best mom unless you are the BEST YOU!’

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