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  • 52 Real Women

    How much is TOO much?

    For many years, my mom has displayed a daily calendar filled with inspirational quotes, stories, and humor – designed for women who do too much.  I always thought ...

    December 19, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Can you see the magic?

    I can see their faces now, peaking down over the banister, their not so quiet whispers, “did he come?” The anticipated footsteps racing down the stairs. Their eyes ...

    December 5, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Failure is Not a Person

    I’m not good enough. I’ll never measure up. I’ve made a mess of my life.  The feelings of guilt, fear and inadequacy followed me everywhere. I couldn’t even ...

    November 28, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Are You Acceptable?

    I don‘t know about you, but I’m usually pretty hard on myself. Wait, who am I kidding, there is no “usually” about it! I have this bad habit ...

    November 21, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Miss Understood

    I am in awe at times at the pace of my evolution.  I swear to you there are times I look in the mirror and don’t even recognize ...

    November 14, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    How Feminism Benefits Men & Women

    I don’t know about you, but to me, being the sole provider of a family sounds awful. Working long hours, even weekends, to afford the bills. Missing family ...

    October 24, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Forgiveness, Flexibility and Freedom

    Forgiveness is fluid, ongoing. Forgiveness is a living organism. Forgiveness is not once and for all. Forgiveness is forever. What I mean is this; when I forgive someone—it ...

    October 17, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Loving Laughter

    My best friends have always been people I can laugh with. They may not have the same background, religion, goals, or taste in clothes as I do, but ...

    October 10, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Breaking Point

    Growing up, I was often the subject of teasing. I had red hair, freckles, and my maiden name was “Pigeon”. Yes, just like the bird. I was a ...

    September 26, 2016