Inspiration

When I’m feeling overwhelmed and it kind of feels like I’m living in a hopeless situation, I look for words of inspiration. Quotes and affirmations that help me to feel hope again. Words that lift me up, bring me some clarity, and bring me back to feeling that things can change for the better. I … Read more

Some Advice Before You Say I Do

If there are any words of wisdom I can impart, it is to trust your gut instinct. As I reflect on my life experiences and now witness what some younglings are currently going through, that is the advice I would give. It’s that little voice that sings like a snitching canary. It can ruin your … Read more

Breaking It Off

For several weeks, I have been a sounding board for a male friend that has been going through a relationship break. I am one of many he has been consulting with daily because he said he values the opinions of all his friends and also wanted a woman’s perspective. I worry and have told him … Read more

Trust Me!

“Trust me.” If you are a parent, I am sure you have heard these words before. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when your child utters those words?  Okay, how about this one, “You never believe in me.”, or maybe, “I am not a baby.”, or “I know what I am doing.” … Read more

Positive Influence On The Younger Generation

One of the reasons for starting this blog site dedicated to empowering women is to be a positive influence (a role model) on the younger generation, specifically young women. They are our future path makers. Role models have a significant effect on the lives of young people. A role model can shape the views, ideas, … Read more

An Honest Conversation About Navigating Motherhood And Career

I was never that girl that had a deep yearning to be a mother. I loved my freedom, my career and have always been fiercely independent.  In fact, I spent much of my young adult life debating whether or not motherhood was meant for me – erring on the side of it not being so. … Read more

Perfect Just The Way You Are Now

There are a couple of things that I’ve tried to impart to my daughters. One is to always pay attention to and follow your intuition. Walk away from anything that gives you a bad vibe. Another is to be responsible for yourself and for those around you. Something else I would like to and should … Read more

#nopatience

Diving in and thinking that we were smart enough to figure it all out on our own was probably not the best way to tackle starting our blog site. We both have a tendency to just jump into almost anything we do. While this shows great initiative, we usually end up taking a couple of … Read more

I Am A Healer

I am a strong-minded person. I am the one people lean on, the one that people rely on when things get tough. I am the eldest of my family with a brother 2 ½ years younger. I have a sister 13 years my junior. I grew up with my brother but not my sister. Though … Read more

Relationships

Good day. My name is Rick.  I have the honor of writing something for this blog entitled “Walking Through Life as a Woman.”  I am scratching my head for two reasons. One is I’ve never walked through life as a woman. And two is what the heck am I going to write about.  I came … Read more