Know When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

My grandma always said, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” Easier said than done granny, why is that? Emotions are a funny thing, and some people can’t control them. No matter what, they say it comes out rude and off-putting. Every conversation seems to be negative, depressing, or … Read more

Failure Is Good

Why do we try so hard to avoid failure? Failure shows us that we’ve had the courage to try something. I think that if you avoid failure, you avoid taking action in your life. I try to accept that failure is a part of the experience and the journey. I try to learn from it, … 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

Defamation Of Character

A person’s character is an important thing and can be entirely subjective. Once labeled, you may have a hard time changing the opinions of others. Human nature allows us to pass judgment while never having met someone, solely based on the rumors or even stereotyping. Better still an opinion about someone’s real character can be … Read more

Sleep Deprived

I often stare into space when I finally take my lunch break, just then realizing how tired I am. I have convinced myself that I don’t need much sleep and that it’s more important to live every minute to the fullest. There have been times I find myself sleepwalking through the day, my head drooping, … 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

Tackling College Financing

Lisa has asked me over and over again to post. I have been hesitant to do so because I’m not an expert in this area. All I can do is let you know how our family got through paying for two college educations. This all started when my oldest daughter decided to accept an offer … Read more