Kim Becking is Chief Motivator at Looking Forward Living Life. As a cancer, divorce and life thrive Kim helps women thrive after unexpected change through her motivational speaking, writing and life coaching. Her own story of thriving is one that can be told through many chapters: her battle with breast cancer, the balance of being a working mother, the unexpected challenges of marriage, family and divorce, remarrying a widower with two small children, and adjusting to a fabulous new life in a blended household as Kim Becking–mom of three, party of five. Visit her blog at for more inspiration. And stay connected on Facebook at Looking Forward Living Life and Twitter @maketodaycount1.

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Looking Forward To His Everything

A few years ago when my son, Brandon, turned 13, I shared with him a special birthday gift. I had written a song for him several years prior and had been waiting for the right time to share it with him. I was waiting for a time when he would be old enough to appreciate […]

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6 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Chaos

How I Took Christmas Back I love this time of year.  It’s often a happy, magical time.  But to many, this time of year also brings emotional and financial stress and our dreaded never-ending to-do lists, which can make us all turn into the Scrooge. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and […]

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Making Your Voice Heard

Not Only Finding Your Voice, But Making It Heard: Advice From a Cancer Survivor It’s been thirteen years since I first heard those words, “You have breast cancer.” You think it can’t happen to you. You say, “I’m 30, healthy and have no family history.” Life was going according to plan, but all of that […]

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Summer Vacations Without Me

My letter to Brandon, my 14-year-old son, who is vacationing in Florida this week with his dad and stepmom. Brandon, I just got your pic from the beach in Florida. I am so glad you’re having fun, but this isn’t how I envisioned summers with you: you on vacation in Florida with your dad and […]

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Your Calendar and Your Checkbook

This past week, I had a staycation/workation at our lake house. I spent the week writing, working a little and playing a lot (and also realizing I need my own wife…or at least a real vacation where others wait on me, cook for me and do the laundry). I also recognized that I am extremely […]

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