ABOUT

Hello ladies and gentlemen! 

I am Pinkspen, BA|MSW, Professional Blogger, Feminist, Counselor, Women and Equality Advocate, creator and founder of LADYHOOD journey!

My site is currently under construction. Major changes will be taking place over the next few months. I am no techie, but I am doing my best to make my dream site a reality. Please be patient with me!

I love and appreciate you all!


My Purpose for creating LADYHOOD journey:

As I get older, I realize that I have not made mistakes, but I have done some things that I wish someone would have prevented me from doing. I know we all have to learn in our own way (usually the hard way), but I wish I would have had someone; a mentor that would have disclosed their struggles, experiences, what to look out for when it comes to relationships, love, friendships, college life, or even social concerns, I feel would have really benefited me.

Often times, we run to our family and friends for this advice, but their biases can pose concern when giving accurate advice. They love you, and have their own opinions on how your life should be because they want what they think, is the best for you.

We all do this…

Have you ever given advice to a friend about their relationship, and as soon as you are with your significant other, partner, boyfriend, lover, or even a FWB, all those words of wisdom disappeared as if you never uttered them in the first place? If so, this is the blog site for you.

Talking to a stranger, someone who does not know you (a mentor), can reveal those inadequacies that family and friends can’t. 

I want to be that mentor for you!


Who is this site for: 

  • This site is for the high school girls thinking about college…for the freshman females learning themselves while on a college campus, for the “upper-classwomen” (Pinkspen) who have struggled with relationships on campus.
  • This site is for the teenage girl who is struggling with self-esteem, self-care, self-love, and to find her identity in this world. 
  • This site is for the girls who feel like they are not pretty enough or smart enough to be everything they desire to be.
  • This site is for the transgender girls and women who want equality.
  • This site is for mothers raising young daughters
  • This site is for all women who struggle with the daily challenges of being a girl in a male dominated society. 

The LADYHOOD journey Goal & Mission: 

Goal:  To help all women and girls collaborate by learning from another. To support one another with insecurities, low self-esteem, lack of self-worth, and to inspire them to reach their dreams. 

Mission: LADYHOOD journey advocates for self-love, health and wellness, defying beauty standards, healthy relationships, and equality for all. This journey supports, uplifts and challenges all women to be the best versions of themselves.


Stay connected by following:

  • Weekly blog posts about:
    • Women 
    • Equality
    • Beauty Standards
    • Self-love
    • Relationships & Love 
    • Health 
    • Motherhood
    • College Life 
  • Monthly blog posts on special topics, including: 
    • Lyrics for Life (lyrics about love, life, and relationships) 
    • Quotes for Life (quotes from strong advocates, leaders, and those who inspire) 
    • Facts of Life (facts from history and the present that will blow your mind) 
    • My Lost Sister 


My Personal Bio #shareyourstory

 

I dedicate LADYHOOD journey to my daughter and to all girls & women of the world!

I am a growing woman and first and foremost, a mother to my beautiful daughter. I founded the LADYHOOD journey brand for my daughter to learn to be the best version of herself; to become the strong, modest, and purposeful lady, that I know she will be one day. I received my BA in Creative Writing in 2012. Two weeks before I graduated as a MSW at California University of Pennsylvania, in 2015, I found out that I was pregnant. My dreams were put on hold. I was living in a one-bedroom apartment, expecting a child, and had no income due to an unpaid maternity leave. I was depressed, scared, and guilty about bringing my daughter into the world when I was not financially stable.

I stopped writing for about 8 months. During the last month of my third trimester, I decided to not let my depression take over my life because my daughter needed her mother, healthy. I decided to start blogging for her, in hopes of finding my love for writing again. I knew that I wanted to use my BA and MSW to help girls and women, but I didn’t know where to begin, so I just started writing. As I wrote, my blog began to fill up with comments on my posts about beauty standards, motherhood, and college. I was amazed that my posts were helping others, when in reality, I was still trying to help myself. 

I found my passion for writing again and for helping women. Overtime, I was able to focus my blog in areas of love and relationships, beauty standards, self-love, equality, motherhood, college life, and health and wellness; build my brand, and in COMING SOON, LADYHOOD journey will offer inspirational and motivational apparel. 

LADYHOOD journey is a safe-space in hopes of helping teen girls entering college, mothers, lesbian and transgender women and all females, young and old, to see that they are capable of being the best versions of themselves; “we are more than what popular culture says we are.” Together we can take this journey, and advocate for women’s rights, peace, self-love, and equality for all.


LADYHOOD is a journey that never ends. Your journey is our journey…live, love, and learn from one another.

We are not born ladies, but we can become ladies.

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74 thoughts on “ABOUT

    1. LOL! You speak truth. I didn’t listen to the minor advice I was given. It took years for me to get it…so many errors, but we are stronger now and we can educate the younger generations. Thank you sharing and following!!

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    1. Thank you sooo much for taking in the time!!!!! Lol. Well i am so glad you found it now! I’m sure our life experiences are similar!!!!!! I’m almost positive. I am alwAys here!

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    1. Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am trying to advocate for all women. It is so important to me to uplift women, reach out to them, and build their confidence, my own included!!!!!

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    1. I just did check out your page…you will see my comments soon. I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you sooooo much for the kind words! Keep in touch with me. I have so many questions about apple cider vinegar…you will see shortly LOL

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  1. Hello! I’m also a new blogger and found your post on first Friday! I love your concept and cannot wait to see more – as a fellow lady trying to make it through this world too, I hope to learn from you!

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  2. This is such an amazing and relatable post! On a personal account, even I wish I had a mentor to guide me through some of the difficult situations. But, hey, let’s be optimistic. Those problems made us who we are, a better human striving towards a better tomorrow. 😊

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