Hi I’m Shaunte, the person behind the F.B.L. (fashion, beauty and lifestyle) blog The Fashionate Mom. I am married to my smart and amazingly talented husband David and we have three really cool kids: Sean, Reese and Ryan. I love being a wife and a mommy, but after some time I realized that I had dreams that were still very much alive in my heart and that there was so much more that I wanted to do. I couldn’t just stop there, because that was only part of who I was. That is how this blog came to be.
This blog can be summed up in 3 words:
PASSION. FIND IT. Finding your passion in life is so important. It is the thing that drives and motivates you. Passion gives you purpose and makes you live and do things intentionally. Finding your passion doesn’t have to be difficult… What do you really love? What do you have an affinity for ? What do you find yourself being drawn to? What would you do with no promise of monetary return?
STYLE. DEFINE IT. Everyone has a style, whether you know it or not. While it’s true that great style is something that comes naturally for some people, that is not the case for everyone. I believe that style can be learned and taught. With simple tips and practical advice ANYONE can cultivate and define a style that fits their lifestyle and personality.
BEAUTY. EMBRACE IT. Beauty comes in many forms; it comes in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Everybody can’t be a model or an athlete or a dancer, but we are all beautiful in some way. Discovering who you are and everything about you: the good and not so good, the things that make you unique and special are the things that make you beautiful. When you figure that out you have to embrace it with everything you have! NO APOLOGIES! You are uniquely beautiful!
I went through a process in all of these areas in my life. It took a while for me to come to a place where I really knew what each of these looked like for me. That is why I created this blog, it was a way for me to pursue some of my passions and inspire someone else to pursue theirs.
Come on this journey with me! I’m excited to meet you and hopefully make a lot of new friends along the way.
Find Your Passion. Define Your Style. Embrace Your Beauty.
p.s. This blog used to be Fashionate31, but after a couple of years of blogging and learning what worked best for me I thought it was time for a rebranding and refreshing. We have a new name and a new look but you will continue to get the same great content and some new things will be added along the way!