When your twelve-year-old asks to bake cookies and you already have your hands full with packing up leftovers and washing dishes after your dinner guests have left, you may opt to respond as I did by simply stating "You are old enough to read the directions and follow instructions. The butter is already soft and … Continue reading Mess or Master Piece?
Many people may suggest that the current age of social media is a prime opportunity to pursue a new relationship or meet someone who they would otherwise never run into in person. I agree that it opens doors to expand ones' horizons on the dating scene but it can also be very misleading, deceptive and … Continue reading She Never Suspected This From Her New Boyfriend!
I came across a pretty cool thought when working on my latest Empowerment Word Wednesday for this week. The word was THRIVE- and two definitions provided best suited my audience of victorious women. Definition 1- Grow or develop well or vigorously and 2- Prosper or flourish. I love the culminating definition, in which I created … Continue reading Building Your Influence Right Where You Are
Depending on your age and the area of the country in which you were raised, your memories of "throw backs" from child could vary vastly from the illustration assigned to this post. Tonight I took my 12-year-old and his friends roller skating for this birthday. It's difficult to find roller rinks in 2018 and if … Continue reading Throwback to Yester Year!
Rothschild's Slipper Orchid is the most expensive orchid in the world. Nicknamed "Gold of Kinabalu Orchid", it grows on the slope of Mt. Kinabalu in Malaysia and is an endangered species. It is illegal to pick the Orchid even though there may be a few still accessible at the Kinabalu National Park so if you … Continue reading Become a Gold Kinabalu Orchid!
Earlier this year I began a weekly interactive activity with my Facebook Group, Woman Live Ur Journey, called "Word Wednesday". Word Wednesday is a short Live video giving my female tribe a word of empowerment for the week and an accompanying quote. These words are designed for her to use in her thoughts, speech and … Continue reading Her Radiance Shifts The Room!
In the world of social media, I'm learning that its more difficult to find and secure REAL people who want to be connected with REAL experiences. Although I'm fully aware that many use these platforms more as a means of escaping the real world rather than participating in it, I'm still absolutely floored by the … Continue reading Is she more distracted than informed?
I am so excited I can hardly contain myself. In the words of Julia Roberts, from one of my favorite movies Pretty Woman, "I could almost pee in my pants"! For now I'll just cross my legs instead but you get the general idea. There's no new man, great job opportunity, fancy foreign car in my … Continue reading Scared to Life!
As we move into 2018 I've spent some time in reflection and I've drawn a very specific conclusion; all of my failures have led up to this very moment in which I need to make a decision to either apply the lessons or go back through the cycle of those failures all over again. No-one typically … Continue reading Have You Checked Your Failure List?
via Daily Prompt: Identity As a young girl I struggled during my developmental stage with the "Who am I?" inquiry that most teenagers experience. The difference in my case was that I didn't suffer from being an introvert, shy, lonely type of person. I was exactly the opposite; confident, extrovert, funny and friendly. Popularity was … Continue reading Identity Theft