Tag Archives: Canada

Remembering the Inspiring Women of World War I

In remembrance of the 100th anniversary of “The Great War” or “World War I” and the woman behind the soldiers on the front lines, I will be posting several stories over the next few months highlighting some of the incredible … Continue reading

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Why I created InspiredByMyMom.com

Since I started this blog several months ago I have been asked the question “Why?” more times than I can remember so here goes. Over the years I have had the privilege of hearing many amazing accounts of women with … Continue reading

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Giving Up Was Not An Option

She was born in Germany in 1922 before returning with her parents to her mother’s village in central Poland in 1926. Not quite 17 when the Second World War broke out and living under German occupation, she knew she would … Continue reading

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My Mother, My Inspiration!

We all need to have people around us who believe in us, who love us unconditionally, and who see more in us than we see in ourselves. I am blessed to have many mentors, both personally and professionally, who do … Continue reading

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I Thought She’d Live Forever

She was a little woman But you’d never know it With piercing dark brown eyes A great big smile you’d see in a magazine It was her word that you couldn’t forget Whatever came out, you heard it loud and … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Life as a Good Wife

In a small village in rural Québec that was just the way it was – you grew up, you got married and you raised a family.  She was only 16 years old when it was decided she should marry the … Continue reading

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