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What if All I Want is a Mediocre Life?

By KRISTA O'REILLY DAVI-DIGUI What if I all I want is a small, slow, simple life? What if I am most happy in the space of in between? Where calm lives. What if I am mediocre and choose to be at peace with that? The world is such a noisy place. Loud, haranguing voices lecturing me to hustle, to improve, build,…

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A Tribute To All Women On Mother’s Day

This is our 8th Mother's Day together on WomenOnTheFence.com. I have paid tribute to my incredible mother, and to my two beautiful sons (that I owe my mother title to). I have also paid tribute to the many stories of mothers who have endured and overcome, who have experienced tragedy and triumph, and who have come out on the other side with…

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I Sing Again

Disclaimer: Today’s post contains disturbing content. As an inspirational modern women’s lifestyle blog, our mandate is to teach and empower women, and spotlight different female stories from around the world. 18 and over please. By V. Gupta I approach the petrol pump and see a tall, confident young woman directing traffic. “Come again,” she says to a customer as he drives away. Dignified and…

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Getting Off The Fence and Biz Tips With GossClub

I was honored to share some biz tips, work life balance insight, and about getting off the fence. Thank you Rebecca for this fun interview on your site GossClub.com, which as you would imagine, readers, stands for Girl Boss. Here it is.... GOSS CLUB: HOW TO GET OFF THE FENCE WITH ERICA DIAMOND Erica Diamond is an entrepreneur, a mother,…

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What I Learned On My 42nd Birthday

On Friday April 7th, I celebrated my birthday by sharing the day with 120 women in my first-ever conference, Off The Fence & WISE. Off The Fence & WISE became the collaboration of two Montreal empowerment brands: Women On The Fence and Wise Women Canada. The day was happy, it was funny, it was heavy, it was dark, it was uplifting, it was…

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The #1 Predictor of Long Term Success in Kids

Direct link: http://globalnews.ca/video/3342619/how-to-determine-if-your-child-will-be-a-success I LOVED yesterday morning's topic. Wondering what the the #1 determinant of long term success in kids is? Intelligence? IQ? Natural talent? Some fascinating research here, so parents, don't miss this one. And I won't give it away in the post, you'll just have to watch. Before I go, I want to close with my favorite parenting quote. As a certified life…

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April 7, 2017: A Women’s Wellness and Growth Conference in Montreal!

Women's Wellness & Growth Conference Friday April 7th, 2017 ----------------- Montreal, Quebec I couldn't be more excited to make this announcement today, WomenOnTheFencers! On April 7th, 2017, get ready to feel inspired, empowered, and armed with the tools to rock your life. Combining our passion and dedication to empowering women, Lisa Brookman and Liz Wiener (WiseWomenCanada.com) and I, Erica Diamond (WomenOnTheFence.com),…

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Behind the Stigma of Single Mothers

By Dayton Uttinger  As much as we’d like to think that we’re in a progressive, egalitarian culture, some 1950’s stigmas never die, no matter what we’re beating the horse with.  While we can ascribe some of that to the fact that a major portion of the population grew up with these views, the stigmas against single mothers are still alive…

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Tough Conversations

By Emma Walker When I was a freshman in high school, my basketball team was small.  In fact, it was so small that we didn’t have a freshmen or JV team.  My coach was tough.  He had high expectations and conducted physically and mentally demanding practices.  I suited varsity, but only got in the last minute or two (if we…

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MOMPRENEUR: 8 Mom-Based Home Business Ideas

Direct link to segment: http://globalnews.ca/video/3189166/great-business-ideas-for-stay-at-home-moms So it’s 2017. Maybe your kids are all in school now, and maybe you’ve decided that this is the year you’re going to get creative – in every sense of the word. Maybe you’ve decided that you’re going to get off the fence and contribute to society and your household income. Maybe you need to work…

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