In celebrating all the moms out there, we thought we would interview our mother to give you all a better sense of the kind of amazing woman she is! She is a huge part of why we Sisters do what we do. She has supported us through every adventure we have chosen to take on. Whether it’s packing up and moving to Bali or changing your major your fourth year in college to Interior Design, she has been there to guide us and does so with a beautiful sense of grace. Our gratitude for this woman will never be explained through words. In an attempt to share a piece of our mother with you all, we hope you enjoy this interview:
1. What’s your favorite part about being a mother?
My favorite part of motherhood is you never know what will happen next. It could be something that makes you laugh out loud or cry deeply. It definitely is a pathway that has it’s challenges but I wouldn’t change one precious moment of it.
2. What is the biggest challenge you have faced in your lifetime?
Biggest challenge, marriage…mainly because in close relations you learn a lot about yourself.
4. What inspires you?
Inspiration is in the wind…I look outside I see it move the trees, I feel it glide across my face and I am inspired. It’s usually a feeling more than a thing.
5. What was the best piece of advice you were given before coming a mother?
Best advice was from my mom, she told me to get ready for the ride of my life. I guess that’s more of a warning.
7. Out of all the places in the world you have traveled, where is your favorite? Why?
Favorite travel places Ireland and Italy…somehow I feel I belong there. And Bali because a very precious part of my family lives there.
8. Where do you think you draw your own personal style from?
Having been born and raised on the East coast and a love of history has influenced my fashion and decorating style.
9. What is your favorite color?
Favorite colors at this time are blue, yellow and the color of my Jacaranda tree.
10. What is your favorite thing to do?
Favorite thing to do… Cooking a big meal and sharing it with family.
11. Any advice for soon to be Mother’s?
Take time for yourself. Act don’t react…advice from my sister, Stacy.
12. Any thoughts on your three kids?
Your dad and I were given three precious gifts with you children. Gifts that we have cherished and am forever thankful for.
Old or New? Old.
Black or White? White.
Red Wine or White Wine? White wine except while in Rome.