By Karin Calloway
Linda Diebel, 39, of Evans, is the operations director for Meybohm Realtors. She and her husband, Jeremy, senior manager-MTU in Aiken, have three children ages 12, 9 and 7 and an Old English Sheep Dog named Star. She as volunteered in the community as a youth soccer coach at The Family Y, at Golden Harvest Food Bank, as neighborhood captain for It’s Spooky To Be Hungry and more.
Wanted to be when she grew up: An attorney.
Dream job: Do you think my boss will read this?
Favorite indulgence: Outlet malls.
Quality she admires the most: Patience.
Surprising fact about Linda: I share my wedding anniversary with my three sisters—June 6th of different years.
Planner, Doer or Dreamer? Doer. Dreaming and planning take more time than I usually have.
Signature dish: Chicken Parmesan.
Best thing about being a mom: Our family is a team. We win together and we lose together. Having each other’s support through all that life throws our way is really special.
Hardest thing about being a mom: Having to say “No” a lot. I try to say “Yes” as much as possible to offset all of the “No’s.”
Super power she’d like to have: I would like to be able to teleport myself so I could always make it to the important things my kids have going on.
Biggest fear: Losing the people I love.
Greatest hope: That my children make the world a better place by sharing God’s love with others.
Important life lesson: You have no control over others behavior but you do have control over your response to it.
Is inspired by: Change. Working with new people on different systems and projects is exciting. I am always eager to hear fresh perspectives.
Is reading: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg.
This article appears in the October 2015 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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