When we’re in school, report cards are provided perodically. A grade is assigned to indicate progress. Restaurants, famed chefs, hotels and others wait impatiently while reviews and stars are handed out. Authors go through a similar process with exceptions. Writing … Continue reading The Wait is Over!
People are good at finding wrongs. We can think of a dozen reasons to convince ourselves not to do something, especially when it means putting our needs first or taking a risk. Women are particularly hard on themselves, after all, … Continue reading Girl, You Got This!
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 … Continue reading The Secret My Mother Never Told Me…
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, … Continue reading Coming Soon to Shelves Near You…
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 … Continue reading A Woman’s Right to Choose Motherhood (or not)
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 … Continue reading You Will Want to Read this Before Dating a Man with Children
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 … Continue reading Sneak Peek at the Woman Behind AW
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 … Continue reading 3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting
Every year we take inventory. Evaluate careers, relationships, finances, goals and wellness. Taking pause to look at the areas of our lives that need tweaking. In 2018, a friend suggested that I write a list of goals or dreams. These … Continue reading 2019 Gives Rise to AW, The Book
On Thanksgiving day, we’ll sit around an oven roasted, well-dressed turkey. Some of us will pass the wine, while others pass the gravy. Visiting friends and family from all parts of the globe join the table. It’s a tradition in … Continue reading Don’t Stop Giving Thanks on Any Day