Stuttering is just as much an internal dilemma as it is an external one. Friends and family members and teachers don't know the embarrassment that happens when you know what you want to say but can't say it and someone else has to say it for you. They can't see your confidence deteriorating.
It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...
True friends accept you for who you are, never cast judgment, or do anything to hurt you. If you ever find yourself, questioning whether or not a friend, especially a new one, is worthy of your friendship, it might be time to evaluate the relationship.
I have found that "#$@%, I was close to putting the kids out on the street with nothing but a bag of Oreos this morning," weeds out the women who can't stomach cursing or hyperbole. (This also weeds out moms who will judge your breakfast food choices.)
We all have untold stories. Stories that our closest friends know bits and pieces of, but there never seems to be enough time or space to finish tell...
How does one even begin to sum up 30 years in a 90-minute lunch? We began by catching each other up on the parents we had lost, husbands we had matured with, children we had launched and iterations of the career paths taken. The conversation then shifted and we began to reminisce.
Ever have an apology leave you - well, even more angry or hurt? There actually are some rules on how to apologize -- rules that if followed, will have you back in good graces in no time.
There's plenty of love to spread that doesn't require a checkbook! Instead of handing out classic cards or candies, get a little bit creative, with these V-Day DIYs.
No, I don't live in New York; I'm not competing for press; I'm not trying to be the most liked or endorsed. Sure, I still have moments of frustration, but I'm focused on me. And I can honestly say I've never felt more comfortable in my skin.
Certainly, there are times when we need advice from someone who is vertical to us, who is a mountain in a particular field. For example, when seeking career, school, or professional advice. But everyone deserves to have someone who is not insurmountable to offer tolerance and support.
Showing our children how to be their own best friends is not necessarily easy, but it's definitely worth teaching by living it ourselves.
Women need women in their lives. And to attract and maintain lasting friendships, here are some things to bear in mind.
Of all the words there could ever be titles and fashions of the lady I love, Mother shines way above the beauty of all tragedy. Of all the...
So whether we are entrepreneurs, employees, stay-at-home mothers, students, relatives, friends, or business associates, as women, our genuine affinity to one another need not be the exception. It should serve as the inspiration everyone else uses to reset their beautiful circles.
After they left, I was exhausted, but stayed awake all night tossing and turning. I toyed with starting another support group for women with insomnia. But when would we meet?
There is something so special and irreplaceable about the friends that you make in those truly transforming college years. I wouldn't want to repeat them but man, those years were something else. Here are five reasons why girlfriends from your college years are special...