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10 Interest Sections – 60+ Columnists. ...REAL WOMEN…REAL LIFE…REAL VOICES... Women’s Voices Magazine is modern, informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining. The 45+ WVM Columnists live in cities and towns all across the United States. They range from 23 to 50+, from single working class mom to seasoned executive, with columns from serious and poignant to down right hilarious and LOL funny.

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~ Read stirring stories of everyday heroes that leave a lasting impression on our lives shared by speaker, writer and producer and host of Your Story Matters...
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~ Everyone loves a story — and this is the place to discover them. Backstories will help nurture your soul, spirit, and intellect. We take a look at the power of...
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~ When you look good, you feel good and you do good! Too often we don’t make looking good, and feeling good about it...
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~ “I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems...
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~ Numerology is a relationship between numbers and the everyday life path of a person. Numerology can give you insight into current and future predictions of love,..
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~ Listen to a voice who speaks not only to immigrant women but to all women about impactful issues we face in our lives as individuals and as citizens of this great nation...
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~ There are numerous and varied lines that run through our lives. They are patterns, truths and principals. Bottom lines are woven from facts, human consciousness, lessons...
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~ Career Strategist and Chief Career Happiness Officer Julie Bauke believes in you, even though you’ve likely never met. Regardless of where you are in your career...
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~ We all live in a digital (electronic-based) world now whether we love it or hate it. Living in this digital world can be wonderful and connective at times...
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~ No matter what it is you do for a living, whether you work for yourself, for someone else, or are working in the home, when you want to do things right...
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~ Read stirring stories of everyday heroes that leave a lasting impression on our lives shared by speaker, writer and producer and host of Your Story Matters show...
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~ Whether it is about children, education, animal welfare, disaster and humanitarian relief, human rights, heath, or needed social services, community support and...
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~ The impact of connecting with one another can be profound. Author of Making a Pearl from the Grit of Life Sharon Rainey illustrates the numerous ways our...
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WVM Welcomes New Columnist Dr. Robert Schmid in May!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Dr. Robert Schmid in May!

  Dr. Robert Schmid – Cyber Security in a Digital World – Most people surf the Internet, download files, share links, view, research, and text without really thinking about, let alone completely understand, how the digital tools they are using actually share and expose their lives. Are you one of these people? Dr. Bob Schmid, [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Matuli Madhusmita Swain in May!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Matuli Madhusmita Swain in May!

  Matuli Madhusmita Swain – India Treats… Culture & Stories – India isn’t just a country; it’s a way of life! It is a country like no other – every day there is a festival to celebrate, a fast to be kept, or a particular deity to be honored. Being thrifty is our way of [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Susan Almon-Pesch in May!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Susan Almon-Pesch in May!

  Susan Almon-Pesch – Buzz for Your Biz – Have you ever wondered how businesses get featured in online and offline publications like Glamour, Coastal Living, The Gift Insider, San Diego Magazine, Business First, Inc 500, The Funky Monkey, Kiplinger’s and on and on? Or, maybe you read about one of your colleagues winning an [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Tracy Trypuc, RN, in May!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Tracy Trypuc, RN, in May!

  Tracy Trypuc, RN, BSN – Your Health Matters – You have tried Google to get answers, but you need health information you can understand. You have questions. How do I keep my family and myself healthy and safe? Can I trust that the products advertised as good to eat or drink are really what they [Read More!…]

2015 New Media Awards

2015 New Media Awards

  Check out the New Media Institute’s 2015 award submission discount for WVM readers today. http://www.newmediaawards.org/subfiles/wvmentryform.php Entry Submission deadline is May 20, 2015.  Don’t miss your opportunity to cash in on this great discount!

The Power of Piercing… How You See & Interact is Your Power

The Power of Piercing… How You See & Interact is Your Power

  By Darity Wesley, April, 2015 – Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.-Bill Moyers How many times do you feel like what you are doing for your livelihood is not in your highest and best interest? Livelihood, after all, should be charging up our lives rather than draining away some of the [Read More!…]

April, 2015 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

April, 2015 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

  I feel sadness and at the same time a joy in my being during the Holy week of Easter. I feel the darkness and the light of the week in my soul. As one of the Catholic faith, Easter is my favorite holiday of the year. Yes, I know Christmas typically has a bigger [Read More!…]

The Power of One Image & what it Conveys & Inspires in You

The Power of One Image & what it Conveys & Inspires in You

  Can art change us? Ask Sharbat Gula, the shockingly beautiful face of Afghan refugees. Her iconic photo graced the cover of National Geographic in June, 1985, and her brilliant green eyes have haunted us ever since. She seems real to us, an individual amid a sea of foreign forms in dark robes and turned-away [Read More!…]

6 Tips to Get Started Gardening this Spring!

6 Tips to Get Started Gardening this Spring!

  Have you been bitten by the gardening bug? Spring is the prime season for the gardening bug to bite, so beware. Many new gardeners are bitten by the gardening bug when they buy their first home and suddenly have a yard and garden to maintain. Others are bitten by the bug when they see [Read More!…]

Don’t be a Victim of ‘Sneaky Medical Billing?’ 6 Steps to Avoid it - VIDEO

Don’t be a Victim of ‘Sneaky Medical Billing?’ 6 Steps to Avoid it – VIDEO

  “A penny saved is a penny earned.” George Herbert’s Outlandish Proverbs, circa 1633. My column usually focuses on cooking and other healthy home matters. However, there is a trend happening in the medical industry regarding medical billing everyone needs to about. It can affect your home and health. I feel it takes precedence over [Read More!…]

Family Talk… What are Your Favorite Sports Teams?

Family Talk… What are Your Favorite Sports Teams?

  What are your favorite sports to play, watch, and sports teams? LINDA – Clinton, UT, Public Sector, Married, 2 Daughters & 2 Step-Sons, Middle Sister – I don’t really play team sports; however, I like to play a competitive game of shuffleboard in our game room.  I absolutely love watching hockey (local and NHL).  [Read More!…]

Trying Something New as a Family… 4 Ideas to Get You Started

Trying Something New as a Family… 4 Ideas to Get You Started

  Springtime is all about new growth. Baby animals are born in spring, new flowers start to grow, and trees get new leaves. It’s about new beginnings. This is the perfect time of year for your family to try some new things too. It’s very easy to get caught in a rut when you’re balancing [Read More!…]

Do You let Your Happiness come Out & Play?

Do You let Your Happiness come Out & Play?

  Happiness is like being on the best vacation ever. Have you ever noticed when you’re happy you breathe a little deeper, the air seems sweeter, a smile comes easy, and the whole world feels so alive around you? I know right now you’re going hog-wash I’m happy when my work day is over, and [Read More!…]

I am not the Woman I used to be & I’m Okay with that!

I am not the Woman I used to be & I’m Okay with that!

  As the years pass by and my children become older, I realize that I too am becoming older. In the past, I used to see this as misfortunate. I fretted over getting gray hair, gaining more weight, aging a few years older, and ultimately, being without my kids, my babies. All of those feelings [Read More!…]

Live More Courageously in 5 Very Doable Steps

Live More Courageously in 5 Very Doable Steps

  Courage, what is it? I’m sure it means something different for each of us. Let’s take a look at how the dictionary defines it. Step 1 – Define Courage for You You can determine what courage means to you; to help here is how the dictionary defines courage: the quality of mind or spirit [Read More!…]

Five Commandments for Becoming the Perfect Mother-In-Law

Five Commandments for Becoming the Perfect Mother-In-Law

  I’m about to enter some genuinely frightening territory. As of April 18th, 2015, I will officially become a mother-in-law. Ugh. ​ Wait, that came out wrong. I don’t mean I don’t want my son, David, to get married, and I’m not looking forward to having Kelly as my daughter-in-law. Which I am. That is, [Read More!…]

Why NOW is the Time to Travel to Europe – 4 Ideas for FUN

Why NOW is the Time to Travel to Europe – 4 Ideas for FUN

  Exchange rates can be a big time bummer while traveling, mostly because, if you’re on a relatively tight budget, you are always conscious of what’s in your bank account. When I was living abroad last year, €1 was equivalent to about $1.40, so my €20 meal was actually $28, which might not seem like [Read More!…]

Rare! The Miracle Worker Anne Sullivan Macy & Helen Keller Together – VIDEO

Rare! The Miracle Worker Anne Sullivan Macy & Helen Keller Together – VIDEO

  Anne Sullivan Macy was a pioneer in the field of education. She is remembered for her success in teaching Helen Keller who was blind, deaf, and mute to communicate with world. Her work with Helen became the blueprint for education of blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired children that still continue today. ​ Samuel L. [Read More!…]

How will My Life Garden Grow? Use this Easy Meditation Exercise

How will My Life Garden Grow? Use this Easy Meditation Exercise

  Spring is a time for renewal and hope. It’s a time to witness what’s been planted two seasons prior, a time of growth and opportunity if you are awake, alive, and willing to see what is in front of you. “What seeds have you planted? What new growth do you wish to see as [Read More!…]

When was the Last Time You did Something for the First Time?

When was the Last Time You did Something for the First Time?

  This was the inspiring question posed in the book, I Dare Me, written by Lu Ann Cahn. Lu Ann’s book is based on a blog chronicling a year-long challenge of doing one thing every single day for a year she had never done before. Her “firsts” ranged from simple things such as going all [Read More!…]

Dear Janet… Wife Tired of Sharing Husband with His Woman Friends - VIDEO

Dear Janet… Wife Tired of Sharing Husband with His Woman Friends – VIDEO

  Dear Janet I have been married 4 years and don’t consider myself to be jealous or controlling; however, my problem is my husband seems to care more about his female friends than he cares about me. I knew he had a large group of friends when we were dating, and I guess I assumed, [Read More!…]

Maybe it’s Time to Take a Pledge Against Distracted Living!

Maybe it’s Time to Take a Pledge Against Distracted Living!

  I have seen my share of distracted drivers over the years. Most of the time, I am just fascinated by what people choose to do behind the wheel of the car. Like you, I have seen the typical things like people using their cell phone, women putting on make-up, and people having something to [Read More!…]

¿Cómo celebras la Pascua?

¿Cómo celebras la Pascua?

  Pascua significa “paso” o “salto” Originalmente, la Pascua es la festividad judía que conmemora la liberación del pueblo israelita de la esclavitud egipcia. El pueblo hebreo considera que este hecho marca el nacimiento del pueblo como tal. El huevo también es un símbolo de Pascua representando el inicio de la vida. En algunos países [Read More!…]

How do You Celebrate Easter?

How do You Celebrate Easter?

  Easter means “pass” or “jump.” Originally, Easter is the Jewish festivity that commemorates the liberation of the Israeli people from Egyptian slavery. The Hebrew People consider this fact as the start of their nation as such. ​ Eggs are also a symbol of Easter representing the start of Life. In some countries, it is [Read More!…]

Fun & Easy CUTEST Easter Cupcakes… Using Mini Marshmallows

Fun & Easy CUTEST Easter Cupcakes… Using Mini Marshmallows

  Last September was my son’s first birthday, and I really wanted to make a big deal out of it. So, of course, I wanted to make a really special cake for him. It was three tiers and covered with marshmallow fondant with the most precious little jungle animals I sculpted out of the marshmallow [Read More!…]

Explore Something New… Sample & Share Delicious Craft Beers

Explore Something New… Sample & Share Delicious Craft Beers

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Fascinating… Pair the “What If?” to Events that Really Happened

Fascinating… Pair the “What If?” to Events that Really Happened

  The most common question a writer gets asked is, “Where do you get your ideas?” I used to answer, somewhat snarkily, “At the Idea store. What about you?” Snark aside, though, ideas are everywhere such as history, our own experiences, those of friends and families, snippets of conversations we overhear, what we read or [Read More!…]

3 Tips to Look & Feel Your Best, No Matter what Size You Wear

3 Tips to Look & Feel Your Best, No Matter what Size You Wear

  As women, we’re notoriously hard on ourselves – especially our bodies. I hear it all the time from clients, friends, family members, strangers… you get the picture. Have you noticed how often women criticize their own bodies? Have you taken note at how often you criticize your body? As a society we’re very focused [Read More!…]

5 Things You Need to Go from Failing to Realizing Your Dreams

5 Things You Need to Go from Failing to Realizing Your Dreams

  “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington We have all had challenges in life. And to reach success, many of us have had to overcome [Read More!…]

5 Herbs Filled with Miracles

5 Herbs Filled with Miracles

  Imagine, as we approach spring, and its entire splendor, that the miracles we have loved have been taken for granted. The good Earth is a miracle in itself, and it’s just loaded with gifts, gifts that love and are good, and they are for all of us! We can look closer at these miracles [Read More!…]

Have a Conversation with the Wildlife You Encounter on a Walk

Have a Conversation with the Wildlife You Encounter on a Walk

  Dear Mary, I am a busy young professional who travels frequently for work.  I’m also an animal lover.  Unfortunately, my crazy schedule doesn’t allow me to own a furry friend of my own.  I am also a runner and exercise outside, even when I’m traveling, weather permitting. Do you have some suggestions on getting [Read More!…]

April Numerology… A Perfect Month to Change Your Life’s Direction

April Numerology… A Perfect Month to Change Your Life’s Direction

  The month of April’s key focus is about being in control of your destiny and wishes. Making better choices will bring you the tools to ensure your life improves and becomes what you envision it to be. Use universal freewill thinking to create your life path and future! Every one of us is given [Read More!…]

5 Easy Steps to Enter Your Sacred Dream Doors - VIDEO

5 Easy Steps to Enter Your Sacred Dream Doors – VIDEO

  “Nothing happens to a man, good or ill, before he has beheld some intimation of it in a dream.” – The Talmud Have your ever passed through the Sacred Doorways of Dreams and met Your Spirit Guides or Guardian Angels? ​ Your dreams are the doorways to a parallel universe where passed over loved [Read More!…]

Washington Watch – Healthcare Reform Diagnosis: In Flux

Washington Watch – Healthcare Reform Diagnosis: In Flux

  Much like our own health, the landscape of healthcare is ever changing. With the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) turning five years old last month, the entire healthcare system continues to see changes big and small. For women entrepreneurs these past few months have brought cause for both celebration and concern. Obamacare is back [Read More!…]

Opinion: Are America’s Universities Practicing Selective Justice on Racism? - VIDEOS

Opinion: Are America’s Universities Practicing Selective Justice on Racism? – VIDEOS

  In past weeks, the media was inundated with reports about some students from the University of Oklahoma singing racist chants against African Americans. The majority of these articles and reports were focused on the students being racist and about the University President, David Boren, emphasizing the university has, “Zero tolerance for this kind of [Read More!…]

#YoungPolitics… What is the Maximum & Minimum Income Taxes Should be?

#YoungPolitics… What is the Maximum & Minimum Income Taxes Should be?

  What is the highest percentage of their income any person/family or business should have to pay in federal income taxes, and should anyone paying zero federal income tax be given a refund? ​ Paul Bremmer – Wash D.C., St. Bonaventure University 2012 Graduate, Bio – The U.S. income tax code is famously (or notoriously) progressive. Those who [Read More!…]

The Effect of the H1-B Visa Program on Employment Prospects in America

The Effect of the H1-B Visa Program on Employment Prospects in America

  Recently, a news article aired at a Sacramento, California TV station reporting on the H1-B Visa program. The news article mentioned this controversial program is used by many state agencies and their private contractors to fill Information Technology (IT) jobs in the Sacramento area. The article led to a few comments on LinkedIn.com, where [Read More!…]

Changing Jobs is Now Part of Career Development 101

Changing Jobs is Now Part of Career Development 101

  “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” Zig Ziglar Life holds never ending surprises in the ‘career’ category. It can be a smooth ride at times and very rocky at other times. Millions of Americans over the last seven years could not count on having a stable work environment and still today, [Read More!…]

10 Actions to Becoming a Better, More Effective Listener - VIDEO

10 Actions to Becoming a Better, More Effective Listener – VIDEO

  Listening is one of the most important skills we can demonstrate to make a positive impact on our world. It can also be one of the most challenging skills of a leader, spouse, parent, student, teacher, coworker, child… you get the idea. School taught us to listen by being quiet and paying attention. Most [Read More!…]

The Birthday Party Project Gives Joy to Homeless Children

The Birthday Party Project Gives Joy to Homeless Children

  This month, I wanted to let an amazing young woman share her career story with you. I know it will inspire you! Here’s Paige Chenault’s story in her own words. ​ I was told from a young age I could be anyone and do anything I wanted to in life, and at the ripe [Read More!…]

Burn the Bridge to Fear… The Raz Stephen Story

Burn the Bridge to Fear… The Raz Stephen Story

  What are you passionate about? What could you commit completely to achieve? Would you leave your country… your family… everything you have ever known? Raz Stephen is a woman we can all admire. Her commitment to her family and their ability to overcome obstacles, together, is noteworthy. As a young bride in Trinidad, pregnant [Read More!…]

Have You Ever been Cheated On while Pregnant?

Have You Ever been Cheated On while Pregnant?

  When my immediate supervisor decided to retire, I thought I may have an opportunity to move into a management role. I expressed my interest in the position. I worked diligently to do both my job and the supervisor’s duties while the position was open. The manager told me I needed a degree in order [Read More!…]

Why I Love being an Entrepreneur… Are You One at Heart?

Why I Love being an Entrepreneur… Are You One at Heart?

  I love my work, because my work is my passion, for I am an entrepreneur. As I look back on my success as a serial entrepreneur, one of things I am proudest of is having been part of management teams that shaped the future of the world and had a profound impact on the [Read More!…]

Big Data’s Impact - Why the Buzz?

Big Data’s Impact – Why the Buzz?

  I know you’ve heard a great deal lately about “Big Data,” but why, or more importantly, how much should you care? I began to think about big data when I saw the posting by Bernard Marr, Big Data: The Mega-Trend That Will Impact All Our Lives last year on LinkedIn.com. This concept of Big [Read More!…]

7 Types of Reinvention… Have you ever had to Go through One?

7 Types of Reinvention… Have you ever had to Go through One?

  “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” – Albert Einstein Reinvention is an important topic. In life, we are forced to reinvent ourselves countless times by circumstances outside our control. Some of us are more cautious than others, avoiding it at all costs. Some of us are more comfortable coloring outside the lines and thrive with [Read More!…]

3 Essential Tools to Ensure Your Goals & Vision Manifest

3 Essential Tools to Ensure Your Goals & Vision Manifest

  I started Striking Statements in 2006 while working full time in corporate Public Relations. The atmosphere I worked in didn’t have the kind of dynamic energy I was craving, and because I am a creative soul with no desire to play safe, I created Striking Statements as a side business initially to help others [Read More!…]

10 Reasons Why You Need Your Small Business in Niche Online Directories

10 Reasons Why You Need Your Small Business in Niche Online Directories

  A directory is a listing of subscribers in a geographical area or niche that gets a service provided by the organization hosting the online directory. The purpose of the niche directory is it allows the site owner to know the target market of its clients. This allows easier marketing of the directory than directories [Read More!…]

Get 13X More Profile Views on LinkedIn by Listing Your Skills - VIDEO

Get 13X More Profile Views on LinkedIn by Listing Your Skills – VIDEO

  Adding skills to your LinkedIn profile ramps up the power of your personal branding page. Did you know people who list skills on their LinkedIn profiles receive an average of 13 times more profile views than those who don’t? Pretty powerful statistic – seeing as you want people to view your profile and see [Read More!…]

3 Steps to Evaluating the Friendships in Your Life

3 Steps to Evaluating the Friendships in Your Life

  “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” – John Lennon We [Read More!…]

It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature

It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature

  “You will find something more in the woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.” – Saint Bernard April is the time when warmer temperatures, birdsong, and daffodils combine to lift our spirits. Indeed, it is a time of renewed hope. Spring: proudly brought [Read More!…]

7 Actions to a Life as Lovely as Your Manicured Lawn

7 Actions to a Life as Lovely as Your Manicured Lawn

  I am always amazed at the number of people who do not read or take advantage of the various media that provide us with so much knowledge. So much of it is free for the asking. I have gotten to be an expert at typing questions into the Google search engine. It is mind [Read More!…]

Try these 5 Ideas to Spring Clean Your Emotional House

Try these 5 Ideas to Spring Clean Your Emotional House

  “We are used to cleaning the outside house, but the most important house to clean is yourself – your own house – which we never do.” – Marina Abramovic Spring cleaning is only fun when it’s done. But boy is it worth the wait. The house sparkles, the air smells like Lysol, and the [Read More!…]

7 Keys to Developing a New Talent Just for the Fun of It!

7 Keys to Developing a New Talent Just for the Fun of It!

  I’m a member of a women’s chorus. Twice a year, we hold a Cabaret. Many of us are encouraged to participate by performing a solo, putting on a skit, or singing in an ensemble. This year, one of our members shared a piece of music arranged in four-part harmony for acapella voices. With only [Read More!…]

Do You Want More “Stop & Smell the Roses” Mindful Living?  Read This!

Do You Want More “Stop & Smell the Roses” Mindful Living? Read This!

  Passover is right around the corner. The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, and it commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Following the rituals of Passover, we have the ability to re-live and experience the true freedom our ancestors gained. The combination of spring, and [Read More!…]

Spring Clean & Donate to these Worthy Organizations this Weekend!

Spring Clean & Donate to these Worthy Organizations this Weekend!

  Ah… the smell of springtime is in the air which means spring cleaning is just around the corner. And, what will we do with all with all the stuff we no longer want or need? Well, I’ve researched and found many organizations willing and thankful to accept such “stuff.” Goodwill Donation Guidelines ​ Goodwill [Read More!…]

7 Resources for Military Kids… Celebrate Military Child Month

7 Resources for Military Kids… Celebrate Military Child Month

  April showers bring May flowers. What do May flowers bring? Pilgrims. April brings Easter and Passover this year. Years ago, I never understood why Easter was never on a set date. Christmas was always December 25th, and of course there was New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day, all set in stone. But Easter? It [Read More!…]

When the Repairman Knocks…. 8 Must Know Safety Tips!

When the Repairman Knocks…. 8 Must Know Safety Tips!

  It has not been a good month for appliances in our house. The dishwasher started out sounding like a cricket was being strangled and then like it was chewing rocks. When it started leaking water on the floor, I knew it was time to bring in a professional. As long as they were going [Read More!…]

I have S0 Many Projects My Head is Spinning… Where do I Begin?

I have S0 Many Projects My Head is Spinning… Where do I Begin?

  Dear MiMi, Spring is almost here and I feel like I’ve dropped the ball on my New Year’s resolutions. My goal was to complete one project at a time, but things keep popping up and side-tracking my progress. It seems like I’ve spent the winter taking care of the youngest and oldest members of [Read More!…]

Women’s Voices Magazine Receives New Media Institute’s “Standard of Excellence” 2014 Award

Women’s Voices Magazine Receives New Media Institute’s “Standard of Excellence” 2014 Award

  Women’s Voices Magazine was honored on August 26th with the 2014 New Media Awards “Standard of Excellence” for the Lifestyle Category from the New Media Institute headquartered in New York. The NMI Awards recognize achievement in new media communications covering four major categories and innumerable sub categories. The four categories were websites, blogs, mobile apps [Read More!…]

A Guide to Spring’s 4 Most Wearable Trends

A Guide to Spring’s 4 Most Wearable Trends

  By Mallory Sills – March, 2015 – Ahh, spring is in the air! Doesn’t it feel great to start thinking of warmer weather and the sun shining? By this time every year I always get anxious anticipating being able to wear the new spring trends. This year, like every season, has its fresh trends [Read More!…]