Author Archive | Vanessa


Images of Me: Perception vs. My Reality

Sometimes what you see is not really what’s there. For example, on the outside looking in, I may seem like I have it together. However, things are not always what they appear (and I know some of you can relate). In fact, my reality is different from perception as I’m quite hard on myself. One area […]

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Quiet As a Mouse: The Benefits of an Introverted Mom

When you think of the word introvert, what comes to mind? A person who is shy, quiet, and/or reserved? Technically speaking, Intro comes from Latin intro-, “inward,” and vertere, “turning.” It describes a person who tends to turn inward mentally. So what are the traits of an introverted mom? To me, an introverted mom faces a daily struggle. A solitude […]

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My Love Varieties

My Love Varieties

Whew! We made it through another holiday season. Now that we’re in February, it’s time for to get in the mood for love or rather the many types of love. As a woman, we wear many different types of hats – mother, daughter, sister, friend, counselor, etc. It’s only fitting that we have different types of […]

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