Author Archives: Real Women

About Real Women

A "real woman" mom, wife, worker, friend, sister, daughter....

Posted Perfection?

Beautifully posed selfies, ridiculously cute pets, adorable children, delicious plated home cooked cuisine, loving couples, gorgeously appointed home décor, and fabulous hairstyles. Swipe, swipe, swipe… yup, it’s my social media feed.  Otherwise known as a platform for presenting our pretend perfection. … Continue reading

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No One Told Me….

The older I get, the more I find irony in the phrase that “knowledge is power”, while so very much of life is based on trial and error. We spend approximately 16 – 18 years of our early lives in … Continue reading

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Little Things

It’s been another long day of work, child care, home maintenance, family issues, yard work, laundry, errands, food prep – you name it. Finally you are ready to climb those stairs at the end of the night, doing all your … Continue reading

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Travel Reality

I spent the past week traveling… first for work, then a couple of extra days for leisure and fun.   When we R.W.’s go out on the road (or air), we have to live via the mantra of “expect the unexpected.” … Continue reading

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Blinkin’ Power

A few years ago, The Marist Poll asked Americans what super power they would most like to have. More than a quarter would like to have the ability to read people’s minds, while the same number of folks wanted to … Continue reading

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Perambulate and Ponder

I’m a walker. When I was young, that was the phrase we used for friends who walked home from school versus riding the bus. But now I mean simply that I take walks. Virtually daily, I get out for a … Continue reading

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Olympics & Oreos

Oh look, it’s time for me to grab a couple Oreos, put my feet up, and watch unbelievably remarkable feats of athleticism on TV. Gotta love the Olympics. After the first five minutes, my guilt about curling up comfy & … Continue reading

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