Proud Mom Moment: (Reblog)The Genesis of S&S: Overcoming the Idea of the “Normal Teenager”

This is how I will forever see my daughter...little and playing dress up in my closet. In reality, she is 18 years old--running two blogs and trying her hardest to make a positive difference in this world full of negativity and critics.

This is how I will forever see my daughter…little and playing dress up in my closet. In reality, she is 18 years old–running two blogs and trying her hardest to make a positive difference in this world full of negativity and critics.

Hey, y’all. Welcome back to Sweet Sorghum Living. Today on the blog, I am reblogging my daughter’s newest project–Sixteen & Successful. I am so very proud of her for having the courage to step out on faith…to take on the responsibility of another blog…to stand up for what she believes in….As a mom, I want my daughter to be happy, to not hurt, to be successful, to not be made fun of, to be educated, to not be bullied, to be beautiful, to not be stereotyped, to enjoy life….I want her to try…to believe in herself…if she fails while trying her best, she is not a failure–she is a success because she had the courage to try.

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Hey, y’all, this is Abby Hathorn, and I want to welcome you to the very first post…the genesis of Sixteen & Successful. No, you don’t have to be 16. You can be 12, 18 (like me *wink*), 25, 40, 57, 78, 92, or even 116 (like thatArkansas woman *wink*).

No, I do not have famous parents, and I am not controversial…BUT I am hardworking and determined to be successful. This success will not be decided by numbers. It will be defined by how I feel about myself, and how I help to inspire others to be themselves in a world full of critics and statistics. 

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When I started my first blog at 16, it was my outlet because I was going through a pretty rough time at school–I’ll delve into that later *wink*–and it was also a way to showcase my love of all things vintage and to…

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2 thoughts on “Proud Mom Moment: (Reblog)The Genesis of S&S: Overcoming the Idea of the “Normal Teenager”

  1. Bo Williams (@ElrodClyde) says:

    I am in a blogging group with Abby and have followed Vintage Inspired Passionista for some time. I think Sixteen & Successful is just fantastic. What a tremendous idea, and what a wonderful spirit to want to offer it up.

    Abby is an impressive young lady. I know you’re very proud.

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