5 Things Men Need to Know but Women Won’t Tell Them…

Women are keepers of all kinds of secrets. There is a vault of emotions kept close to the vest helping ensure our microcosms stay intact. Unhappiness, pain, frustration, fear, insecurity, and suffering all simmer beneath the delicate feminine quilt upheld for appearances. Preserving the gracious silence to avoid rocking life's boat is our specialty. Plenty … Continue reading 5 Things Men Need to Know but Women Won’t Tell Them…

ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

Melissa Kelly stumbled on her gift, like many others, by really seeing through to the heart of a matter. She saw a void that needed to be filled and found the courage to dare go for it. Women have different means to raise their voices against injustice. Unfair or hostile treatment comes in many forms … Continue reading ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

Dear Readers of AW, May you be spending today with loved ones that bring comfort and joy into your home. As you open beautifully wrapped boxes on Christmas morning, remember, there are many whose lives are not as blessed. Give thanks. I hope your heart is full and you are presented not necessarily with the … Continue reading Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

AW Challenge, Week 4: Putting My Body to the Test!

Our bodies are one of the many wonders of life. If we treat it with respect and kindness it may very well take us into the late decades. Teaching it good habits is essential to our well being. Nurturing the physical and mental state of your body provides a potential to produce high returns. Youth … Continue reading AW Challenge, Week 4: Putting My Body to the Test!

What’s Hot This Year?

What do many of us do when we have an upcoming social, work or family event - a celebration? You try to find the ideal outfit. The "It" dress, skirt, jacket, shoes that embellish your natural beauty from head to toe. What woman doesn't want to feel like the belle of the ball while enjoying … Continue reading What’s Hot This Year?

Modern Families

Most recently, celebrities such as Gabrielle Union and Kim Kardashian among others are placing a spotlight on the various ways to build a family. Women all over the world have been trying for years in private. Couples have looked at different options to start a brood of their own. There is no longer one way … Continue reading Modern Families

Girl, You Got This!

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, our job is to take care of everyone. Caregivers, nurtures and pillars of families. People … Continue reading Girl, You Got This!

AW: Inside Story

Thank you #womenontopp for the wonderful piece on AW. Inside Story of a Freelance Writer gives hope to all women. I hope you enjoy the article. Please Follow, Like or Comment on AW to let me know you are inspired! I believe we empower ourselves when we use our platforms to help other women rise. … Continue reading AW: Inside Story

Do Not Wait – Call for Appointment Today

A sterile, white and quiet room filled with mild trepidation and anxiety. Paintings on the walls adding brightness while waiting for your fate to be read to you. The silence is deafening as you sit in the waiting room. Time goes by slowly, as if you are holding your breath waiting for an undesirable odor … Continue reading Do Not Wait – Call for Appointment Today

Surviving a Bad Date

Sitting across from him, all I could smell was cigarette. The one he inhaled right before walking into the restaurant to meet me. It's not so much he was a smoker but the fact he lied about it. Why perpetrate a fraud to someone you've never even met! That was the beginning of a bad … Continue reading Surviving a Bad Date