working mom

“Having It All” and Missing So Much

Do you ever feel like you are adding to your to-do list faster than you're crossing things off and then end up with very little time to yourself? Ever feel like your career actually fulfills you, but that you're still missing out on so much? Or better, are you frustrated with your job, and still feel somewhat absent in your…

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Spring Cleaning

It's March Ladies! Spring is in the air. Out with the old, in with the new! I was hoping to check in yesterday, but unfortunately I caught my son's stomach flu and spent the night and day in the toilet. Fun stuff! It was great to take a total time out from my life, and I thoroughly enjoyed it (in…

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the bucket list

The Bucket List

I must be subconsciously thinking about my mortality this week, because Wednesday's Blog was about aging, and now I've created my Bucket List. I watched the movie "The Bucket List" last night, and cried for two straight hours. What a fabulous movie. But my bucket list, (everything I want to do before I "kick the bucket") is really a Hodge…

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child abuse

A Single Mom’s Valentine’s Day. One Woman’s Story…

By Guest Blogger Helen Georgaklis My name is Helen Georgaklis. I have been a Financial Counselor for over 10 years. I run my own company full time while raising 2 children as a single mom both with little or no support at all. I have dedicated the past 6 years to helping women, both young and old in building their…

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perfection is a myth

Can Women Have It All?

Of course women CAN'T have it all! You tell me one person who has absolutely everything! Perfectionism is an illusion of the mind. Today's Blog post is about the women who try and have it all, and then go into therapy when they realize that it's virtually impossible. Over the past few decades, women have made incredible strides. We make…

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Being Thankful

When I awoke this morning, I wasn't feeling connected to a particular topic for today. My thoughts were scattered. And then a Blackberry text message from a friend I haven't spoken to in a while set off a light. I wished my husband's friend a quick happy new year this morning and asked him how he was doing. His reply,…

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fight over money

Financial Strain Taking a Toll On Your Relationship

I've received a ton of emails lately asking me to blog about the state of the economy, and how financial stress within marriages today are at a feverish pitch. Even one of the comments I received was, "The economy will get better, but will my marriage still be in tact when it does?" Ouch, sounds serious. So let's take a…

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men and women connect

How To Connect To A Man, By A Man

By Man On The Fence He's back again! Giving us ladies a man's view on how to connect to the opposite sex. What do you think? ---------------------------------------------------------------- One of the reasons I have chosen to blog, particularly on Women On The Fence's Blog, is because I often feel there is a total disconnect with women. I am not referring to…

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new years resolution

It’s Almost 2010 – What’s Your Game Plan?

It's that time of year again! How quickly it came. You know, the time of year when people start thinking about making resolutions, life improvements, and figuring out their game plan for next year. Often people make resolutions to head back to the gym. I love gyms in January! They're completely packed. You can't get a bloody machine if you…

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money matters

Money Matters in Relationships

From An Anonymous "Woman On The Fence" Have you ever wondered what goes on behind other peoples’ closed doors?  Certainly, we all speculate on the nature of someone else’s marriage or relationship.  It’s human nature to look at others and try to get a sense of what their world is like. We’re all guilty of it to some degree from…

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