The US Review: Recommended Reading

A Journey to Becoming the Best-Self by Yvette Bodden Black Rose Writing Reviewed by: Barbara Bamberger Scott, The US Review "Breaking out of the mold is work but worth the attempt. You will discover a new world about the woman you are." This guide for women going through a divorce is based on personal experiences. … Continue reading The US Review: Recommended Reading

The Secret My Mother Never Told Me…

The relationships we have with our mothers have a significant impact on us growing up. We look to the matriarch of the family, not only to teach us how to be a woman. She shows us the first examples of how to manage relationships with our partners, children and ourselves. All relationships take work because … Continue reading The Secret My Mother Never Told Me…

Coming Soon to Shelves Near You…

Many of us have a dream. A thought, so grand that we don't dare envision because it can seem completely out of reach. You probably do not foresee your idea materializing. It is too hard or complicated to be attainable, feels impossible. What stops us from pursuing these dreams? Resources, time and energy necessary is … Continue reading Coming Soon to Shelves Near You…

A Woman’s Right to Choose Motherhood (or not)

Do you have children? Why not? When do you plan on getting pregnant? Any baby fever, yet? Have your maternal instincts kicked in? How could you not want babies! You aren't getting any younger, woman! Have you ever felt your back against this wall? Feeling like your womanhood is being questioned? I think many women … Continue reading A Woman’s Right to Choose Motherhood (or not)

You Will Want to Read this Before Dating a Man with Children

Dating someone with a child or children has its separate rule book. He might cancel last-minute because his kid is sick. Quick thinking romantic getaway weekends are rarely (or never) sprung on you. Dropping by his place at any given time, unannounced? Unlikely. We're familiar with situations where women have the bulk of the parenting … Continue reading You Will Want to Read this Before Dating a Man with Children

Sneak Peek at the Woman Behind AW

The About Me section of AW provides a brief summary of the woman behind the scenes. Rather, than give you with an updated summary, I thought answering some common questions will help readers get a better picture of the author writing these articles. What inspired you to start the Awakened-Woman blog? AW was started to … Continue reading Sneak Peek at the Woman Behind AW

3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting

The word “divorce” is often perceived as a bad word by participants and outsiders alike. It evokes negative emotions that can brew the most awful stew. The anger, resentment and loneliness create a recipe for disaster. If you understand this wicked recipe, you can see how difficult and draining the process is over time. It has … Continue reading 3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting