Independent women

“I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.”  ~Maya Angelou After the presidential election, I, like many, struggled. There were tears, fearful thoughts, anger, and more. Two months later, I took a pro-active approach to inauguration day. Instead of sitting in […]

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Love and Money

September 30, 2013

in Relationships

Early in dating, I told Sean a lot of things that would never happen in our relationship. We wouldn’t date seriously, exclusively, or marry. Ever, on the last one. He took it all in stride, never wavering in his confidence in himself or the possibility of something really great developing between us. So when I told […]

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Some people enter our lives at precisely the right moment to make a significant impact. Tracey Gaughran-Perez is one of those people for me; she has been an inspiration from the moment I discovered her blog, Sweetney. Tracey’s ability to serve as a muse of sorts didn’t just have to do with her incredible gift […]

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The smart, sassy, tell-it-like-it-is Melysa Schmitt is guest writer today. She writes about her single mom experiences and dating adventures on her site Sex, Lies, and Bacon. I met Melysa through Single Edition Media, an agency representing single lifestyle bloggers. I have fallen in love with her writing and have enjoyed getting to know Melysa […]

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This week was the start of a series based upon recent reflection, which I hope will lead to greater understanding and personal growth. Over the next few weeks I will be discussing the following topics: happiness, success, commitment, boundaries, perfection, and independence. With posts about my thoughts on commitment and independence published this week, I […]

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Fiercely independent. That is how Ben from Dad of the Decade described me in the intro to his guest post here in April. When I read that, it made me pause. I remember feeling shocked that someone I met through Studio30 Plus just a month before knew that about me. How was it possible I […]

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