Setting Boundaries

It is creating a line that marks the limits of an area, a dividing line. Many areas in life need boundaries. However, setting them can be a complicated process.  Depending on your personality, setting boundaries may make you feel fabulous and empowered, or it may make you feel like you are hurting the people around … Read more

Boddie Born Anencephalic

When we decided it was time to have a child, I wasn’t that person that could think about getting pregnant and have it happen. It took me about 2 1/2 years. I remember thinking maybe a child wasn’t in my future. I thought about that for a few days and decided I was ok if … Read more

Different Not Less

It was early 2000, and we had been called to a parent-teacher conference. Our daughter was turning four years old. Being a bit annoyed, I was wondering why at four, we were having an important parent-teacher conference. Our world was about to change. The first sign I knew something was wrong was shortly into their … Read more

Letter To My Daughters

My  Dear Daughters, There’s so much that I want to say. I hope that I’m as much of an inspiration for you both as you both have been for me. I’m inspired to be a better person because of you. The creation of Walking Through Life As Women is my dedication to you both. You’re … Read more

Mother Of The Bride (part 1)

I carried her in me for nine months. She was the size of a peanut, barely noticeable in my belly, slowly growing and making herself known. Her heels were pressing into me, distorting my stomach, causing it to look like an alien at times. Uncomfortable at times, cravings, swollen ankles, dreams of what will be, … Read more