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

Be Kind

The words “be kind” are all over social media these days. Why is it that we see and hear these words now more than ever? Is it because of the state of our nation and world? With that, does that mean we all need to work harder at being a good neighbor? With the loss … Read more

Breathe!

Omg! It’s the count down and Christmas is almost here. Next thing you know, it will be 2020. How are you handling the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? If you’re like me, you are feeling a little overwhelmed. Having fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas has made the process of getting … Read more

Joy

In writing this post, I decided to first look at the definition of joy. I had always thought that happiness and joy were similar or the same, but have come to find that these feelings are very different. Joy comes when you make peace with who you are, why you are and how you are. … 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

Ordinary Moments

Why can’t an ordinary moment be as special as an extraordinary moment? There’s so much to find joy in and appreciate in every day. Why wait for a special occasion or event? Take time to see the beauty that surrounds you. Don’t make the mistake of waiting until everything is going well before you can … Read more

Juggling Balls, Juggling Life

How many balls do you have up in the air right now? Or, should I ask how full is your plate? And, have you figured out how to do it all and maintain your sanity? I’m trying to figure that out now. In the past, I’ve always been able to adapt to whatever schedule I … Read more

#MeToo

As we all know, Me Too is a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault. This movement keeps growing, the stories keep coming, and more women (and men) are finding the courage to speak up. I don’t think any of us have a sense of the magnitude of the problem. I’ve dealt with it. Early … Read more

Look Out The Window

We’ve all heard the expressions “stop and smell the roses” and “life is too short.” They both refer to living your life with a deeper appreciation of people and the world around you. They’re reminders to slow down, to notice the little things, to not take things for granted, and to be present. When I … Read more

Making It Happen

I’m all about making it happen but translating a dream into reality is never easy. Setting up goals, putting those goals on paper and implementing (if you know how) those goals can strip you of your energy but hopefully not your passion and vision. Sometimes getting from point A to point B can be a … Read more