Category Archives: a Brainy Mom

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

Never Too Old

“You are never too old to redefine your image and look fabulous.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder – Timeless Beauty

Never Too Old

“You are never too old to redefine your image and look fabulous.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder – Timeless Beauty

Moving Forward

“I’m always moving forward.” Debbie Allen ~ a.k.a Deborrah Kaye Allen, Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Director, Television Director, Television Producer Primetime Emmy Award (1982, 1983, 1991), Golden Globe Award (1982)

Moving Forward

“I’m always moving forward.” Debbie Allen ~ a.k.a Deborrah Kaye Allen, Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Director, Television Director, Television Producer Primetime Emmy Award (1982, 1983, 1991), Golden Globe Award (1982)

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

Beautiful Inside

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” ~ Priscilla Presley, Actress, Business Magnate & Co-Founder – Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE)

Beautiful Inside

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” ~ Priscilla Presley, Actress, Business Magnate & Co-Founder – Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE)

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

Just Set a Higher Goal

“As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.” ~ Beyonce Knowles, Singer, Songwriter, Actress & Philanthropist

Just Set a Higher Goal

“As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.” ~ Beyonce Knowles, Singer, Songwriter, Actress & Philanthropist

Get Those Endorphins Going!

“… I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically.” ~ Heather Locklear, Actress, Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Drama (4x) Golden Globe

Get Those Endorphins Going!

“… I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically.” ~ Heather Locklear, Actress, Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Drama (4x) Golden Globe

The Kind of Self You’ll Be Happy With

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir, Teacher, Kibbutznik,

The Kind of Self You’ll Be Happy With

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir, Teacher, Kibbutznik,

40s, 50s, 60s, 70s & Beyond

“Beauty is not just for the young. I believe with a little care and attention any woman can look good through her 40s, 50’s, 70’s and beyond.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder

40s, 50s, 60s, 70s & Beyond

“Beauty is not just for the young. I believe with a little care and attention any woman can look good through her 40s, 50’s, 70’s and beyond.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

The Best to Hold On To

“The best thing to hold on to in life is each other.” ~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian

The Best to Hold On To

“The best thing to hold on to in life is each other.” ~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian

Comfy In My Own Skin

“I’m very comfortable in my own skin now. I started just being myself more and more. For women, this happens as you get older. I loved my 40s – I thought they were fantastic. And I’m loving my 50s. I’m

Comfy In My Own Skin

“I’m very comfortable in my own skin now. I started just being myself more and more. For women, this happens as you get older. I loved my 40s – I thought they were fantastic. And I’m loving my 50s. I’m

It’s Not ALL About Singing

“Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions, as well.”

It’s Not ALL About Singing

“Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions, as well.”

Her Body, Talent & Brain

“I don’t want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.” ~ Shania Twain, Singer & Songwriter

Her Body, Talent & Brain

“I don’t want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.” ~ Shania Twain, Singer & Songwriter

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Whatever Else You Do Well

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.” ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Photographer, Book Editor & 35th First Lady of the United States (1961 – 1963)

Whatever Else You Do Well

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.” ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Photographer, Book Editor & 35th First Lady of the United States (1961 – 1963)

Satisfied & Happy

I’m extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed. I’ve three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I’m very happily married. I’m very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn’t anything

Satisfied & Happy

I’m extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed. I’ve three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I’m very happily married. I’m very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn’t anything

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

Wabi-Sabi Flaws & Scars

“I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don’t like that. It’s great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you’re worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.” ~

Wabi-Sabi Flaws & Scars

“I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don’t like that. It’s great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you’re worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.” ~

Muppets Can Be Gorgeous, Too

“I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.” ~ Angelina Jolie, Actress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian, Academy Awardee, Screen Actors Guild Awardee (2X) & Golden Globe Awardee (3X) Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael &

Muppets Can Be Gorgeous, Too

“I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.” ~ Angelina Jolie, Actress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian, Academy Awardee, Screen Actors Guild Awardee (2X) & Golden Globe Awardee (3X) Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael &

The Grands: An Extraordinary Experience

“Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.” ~

The Grands: An Extraordinary Experience

“Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.” ~

B.C. Clinic for Too Much Cake

“Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.” ~ Cynthia Nixon, Actress

B.C. Clinic for Too Much Cake

“Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.” ~ Cynthia Nixon, Actress