• Self Love

    To The Woman Drowning In Her Insecurities

    The definition of insecurity is as follows – the anxiety or uncertainty about oneself. As women, we tend to be overcome with insecurities. I know this may seem a bold statement, if not an over-simplified generalization… Show me a lady that does not have any insecurities and I will happily eat my words (and apologise). We are emotionally wired. It’s part of our genetic makeup to interpret and process things from a place of emotion. I was doing some research for this post and came across an article written by Womenio. In this article, it states that these are the 15 most common insecurities that plague us ladies. Sexuality Age…

  • Blog Posts

    Raising Little Ladies

    Last week I wrote a post “Raising My Sons to be Gentlemen“… and, while I was writing that post, I confess that I was imagining what gentlemen my daughters would end up marrying one day. It’s hard to separate the idea of what kind of men you want your boys to be, from the idea of what kind of men you want your daughters to marry. And that led me to thinking more deliberately about the kind of women I want my girls to be… I want them to be ladies! In the best sense of the word, of course. When I say “ladies”, I mean that I want them to be gracious, kind, and…

  • Blog Posts

    Raising My Sons To Be Gentlemen!

    I’m sad to say it, but I do believe that chivalry is dead (for the most part). I think the feminist movement has morphed into little more than a political agenda – a far cry from the once great movement of fighting for women’s rights – or into a beast that has slowly devoured every last morsel of chivalry! There was a time when I bought into the idea that men did chivalrous things in order to establish their dominance over the so-called “weaker” sex… In fact, when I first met my husband I was a “brash little hardass”  – his words 🙂 So much so that the first time he opened the car door for…