Raising Biracial Daughters

It’s hard to know who you will fall in love and have children with. As a child, I’m not sure most of us would recognize the differences in the boys we are attracted to. What I mean by differences, is the color of their skin, are they short or tall, thin or heavy. As I … Read more

Moms and Daughters

I think that the relationship between a woman and her mother is very powerful. It affects everything in her life from her health and self-esteem to all her relationships. I grew up with a mother who always seemed unhappy. When she was a young adult, she was forbidden by her older brother to go after … Read more

How Far Should We Go To Help Our Kids Succeed?

How far should we go to help our kids succeed in life? Is doing their homework in second grade okay because the teacher doesn’t understand a 7-year old’s need for sleep and playtime while they do academic hours? Should we design and complete the 3D replica of a high rise that is earthquake proof and … 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

Change Your Words, Change Your Life

I purchased a Law of Attraction planner after my daughter showed me hers. I had been looking for a simple planner so I could write down projects as Linda and I were planning them for the blog. What I actually purchased was a new way of life. I have always been a “datebook” kind of … Read more

Raising Strong-Willed Daughters

When we decide to have children, many thoughts run through our head. Is it the right time, can we afford kids, will we be good parents, what will we name them? The list goes on and on. A lot of what we worry about is just the unknown, uncharted waters as it were. The truth … 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

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

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

The You, Before

Change is a given, people change, and people change you. Circumstance changes you. Through all this change, you stay who you are,  just a different version. But none of those versions of you, are the real, the original. The before… So this is to you before. You, before childhood, turned into responsibility, before you had … Read more