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As Others See Us

“Reality is negotiable.” Tim Ferriss As a helping professional, I’ve had the privilege of working with many people working through a variety of issues and creating a life that works for them.  One thing I’ve often felt myself thinking is, “I wish they could see themselves as I do.”  As a helping professional, with a […]

What is it?

“The source of authentic power to bring forth your best life, express the fullness of your creativity, and have the biggest impact in the world is within you—just waiting to be awakened and unleashed.” –          Katherine Woodward Thomas & Claire Zammit, founders of Feminine Power I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “feminine power.”  Though […]

No Compromise

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” —Janis Joplin Sooo, I’ve decided to dip my big toe back into the dating pool.  And, what that means, is back into the online dating pool.  I rarely meet men otherwise.  Though it has been a year since I’ve ventured out into this wild space, I’ve realized […]

Wonderful Me Time

“Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.” – Coco Chanel One of my great soap boxes is self-care.  It is critical that I make time for me since I need time to center and ground myself on a regular basis.  Otherwise, I feel so topsy turvy […]

The cause.

“Abused women aren’t codependent.  It is abusers, not their partners, who create abusive relationships.”  – Lundy Bancroft, author of books “Why Does He Do That?’, “When Dad Hurts Mom” and “The Batterer as Parent” This is one example of the plain spoken, powerful statements Lundy Bancroft uses in his work on addressing the realities of […]

Gettysburg Lessons

“The power of noble deeds is to be preserved and passed on to the future.” – Joshua Chamberlain, Brigadier General, American Civil War The kids and I just returned from a trip with our family to Gettysburg.  My father is a huge Civil War buff and he walked the battlegrounds with us and told stories, […]


Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.  ~Charles R. Swindoll, The Strong Family “Why are you crying, Mama?” I laughed a light laugh and wiped the streaming tears from my cheeks.  “You know this book always makes me cry.”   My daughter was reading the book, “Love You […]

Following the joy

It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.  ~Lucille Ball This is such an exciting time for me.  In just 4 months I’ve launched a business, a website, began doing presentations, and taken on my first two clients.  Also, one of my business collaborators has traveled to the Central Kentucky area […]

Not raising grass

“My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass!’ ; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply, ‘We’re raising boys.’” – Harmon Killebrew (American Baseball Player) Isn’t that the truth?? I think it’s easy in our busy single mom worlds […]

Drama, drama, drama

By all means use sometimes to be alone.  Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear. ~George Herbert This week was a tough week.  The semester is coming to an end, and whenever that happens there is tons to do – research papers, reading reports and final exams.  On top of that, I’ve been launching […]

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