The idea of being a mother in my 20's was unfathomable. I always had a desire to build a stable life before considering starting a family. My mother's generation was less focused on careers due to social pressures in the 1970s. Women were expected to marry and have a family almost immediately after the wedding. … Continue reading Should You Freeze Your Eggs?
The work never stops as we look to materialize the dream. Cultivating relationships, pursuing opportunities, and knocking on doors that may open a window that will bring us closer to our goals. Many women wake up each day with a desire to take a seat at the table or get recognition for their efforts at … Continue reading The Female Entrepreneurs Network Featured AW!
The daily grind can sometimes drain the joy, positivity, energy and hope from our bodies. You can feel like the hamster on a wheel. It's hard to get off the ride. Humdrum lives happen to everyone, often. It's all part of normal life until it becomes a problem. The day we stop laughing out loud … Continue reading When Was the Last Time You Did It?
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
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…
The fascination for all things complicated is a chapter in the book of my life. Questionable choices adding a layer of unnecessary difficulty due to a lack of authenticity. I am not ashamed to admit there has been a degree of assimilation on my part to fit into relationships, friendships and unfamiliar environments. Playing dual … Continue reading Are You Trapped Living a Double Life?
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)
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
The collection of books and films selling the soulmate storyline could be in the millions - maybe billion. A soulmate is believed to be someone created especially for you. Connected to you by an inexplicable force that only you understand. You sense you've known him forever but you haven't. It's a symbiotic relationship formed organically … Continue reading Should You Believe in Soulmates?
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