Somewhere along the way, we decided we wanted to do it all and do it all perfectly.
We uphold the perfect image, raise perfect children, and chase perfect dreams on perfect journeys.
But chasing perfect has left us exhausted and empty.
By slowing down and making intentional choices to simplify, we can choose what matters and step off the hamster wheel.
Today, let’s meet the author of Grace Not Perfection.
It’s a life-giving standard that allows joy—real, flawed, messy joy— to find us in the beautiful mess of life.
This is Motivating Mom.
Emily Ley is the creator of the Simplified Planner® - a daily agenda for what matters most.
She launched her brand in 2008, and following the success found at its online home — EmilyLey.com, and quickly grew to be carried in over 750 retail outlets across the United States and around the world.
Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and HGTV.com. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show as well as Top 10 Designers to Watch by Stationery Trends Magazine.
Emily also recently authored her first book, Grace, Not perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Chasing Joy.