I know what you’re thinking, “Another female blogger?” I say, “Why not?”. The world needs more opinionated females, IMHO. A Blog for Real Women Who am I? A wife, mom, educator and entrepreneur with a passion for life and people. Problem is, I live in the UAE, a transient place with lots of expats and…… Continue reading Hello, girlfriend!
I am so over heels. Unless it's a special occasion and all I have to do is sit around looking at my poor tortured toes (seriously, who invented high heels and thought, "These look like a good idea!"?), I'm not wearing them. I love shoes, until recently I had all the shoes. I was never…… Continue reading How to Rock your Flats at Work
**Males or hyper sensitive readers turn away now. I'm 44. Shhhh. Don't tell anyone. My stock answer is "I'm forever 21".I'm greying, things are sagging and the rest are either tired, veiny or dry. I'm in active peri – menopause, but I couldn't be happier! Relieved would be a better word. You see, I've always…… Continue reading My Journey to Menopause
I've recently moved to a bigger apartment, and finally, FINALLY have a much needed space for my own office. I can decorate MY space how I want. I'm tempted to have all the things, but as ever, budget is a huge consideration since I'll be moving full time into entrepreneurship. My top tips for designing…… Continue reading How to Create the Perfect Home Office
A few days ago this conversation happened with a coaching client*.* Permission to post was granted, don't worry!Client: I need to go to this networking thing but I don't like going to these things.Me: why not?Client: I don't know what to say, what to do. I feel shy around all the suits and business cards.Me:…… Continue reading How to Network when You’re an Introvert
Claim to fame: my sister – in – law, rocking Glam-ma to 3 grandkids, expat teacher, living and working in the UAE for the past 13 years, sans hubby, go – getter and never – quitter.Challenge: post – 40 career change and international move. Roberta qualified as a teacher the year I was born. Process…… Continue reading Challenges Series: Roberta Roodt
I recently took G to watch Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot. We loved the strong female cast and I was smitten with Wonder Woman's wedge heeled boots.A couple of things that made me go hmmm…On an island of warrior women, they're all dressed like the quintessential male wet dream in corsets, heels and short skirts.They…… Continue reading Notes on Being a Warrior Woman in Heels
Most mornings I'm on the couch or at the kitchen table, sending or reading emails, creating e – books, interacting with all y'all on SM. The day can fly past so quickly before you know it's 12PM and your tummies rumbling, you're suffering from caffeine overdose and you hands are shaky, you look down and…… Continue reading Staying Chic while Working from Your Couch