My Son-In-Law

There are many things you wish for as a mom of a daughter. One of them is that she will find a wonderful man who will love her with every cell of his body. Treat her with respect, and encourage her to be the best she can be while he, in turn, works on being … Read more

My Body, My Story

It happened…millions of American women lost what was thought to be a fundamental constitutional protection. On June 24, 2022, Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. This means that abortion rights were rolled back in nearly half of the states, with more restrictions to come. We lost 50 years of progress. Why … Read more

5 Self-Care Tips For Parents Of Special Needs Children

Parenting can be one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs you will undertake in your lifetime, especially for guardians of special needs children. Although it can be easy to forget about your own needs in the process of caregiving, taking care of yourself is essential for your well-being and that of your kids. For … Read more

I Can’t Pretend It Didn’t Happen

There are two kinds of people: those who need to work through issues and those who ignore them. I am the former. I need to understand what happened, why the situation occurred, and find a way to correct the problem; then, I can move on. It boggles my mind when I encounter people who want … Read more

Tell Your Story

Do you have a story to tell? Do you need to get something off your chest? Did you know that your story could help someone else? It’s true! Your story, your life lesson could actually help another person who is struggling. That person may think that they’re all alone in their struggle but after reading … Read more

Life Lessons Learned…Somewhat…Not Really

We’ve all had people giving us advice: do it this way- try this- don’t do this, etc… Some things stick, a lot don’t, and then there are those things that should, but no matter how hard we try, they just don’t. We can only promise ourselves to do better. Or, in my case, then proceed … Read more

Life Lesson #1

Do you ever ask yourself, “I wish I would have known that when I was younger” or “I should have believed my parents when they told me that”? I love discussing life with my daughters and hearing their thoughts on issues and problems they face in their lives. Recently my eldest daughter remarked how fast … Read more

In Touch, But Out Of Reach

Wow, I hope I can express what’s been on my mind lately. It makes sense to me. I just hope it makes sense to you. Have you ever been in a situation where you feel overwhelmed by your family member, friend, or even co-worker’s challenges (for lack of a better word)? I don’t want to … Read more

It’s True, Life Is Short

I may have written about this in a previous post, but it’s worth repeating and it’s absolutely true — life is short! I’m now at an age when there is a lot of change going on. I’m getting older, everyone around me is getting older, and I’m losing loved ones. Those around me are losing … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Becoming A Surrogate

The practice of surrogacy is becoming increasingly common in the United States. In fact, 18,400 children were born from surrogate pregnancies between 1999 and 2013. Although surrogacy is an attractive option for people who can’t have children on their own, the process still remains a mystery to many. Today, Walking Through Life as Women discusses … Read more