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5 More “Aha” Moments from Industrious Women Inventors

How many people know that the circular saw was invented by Tabitha Babbitt in 1812, the life raft by Maria Beasley in 1880 and windshield wipers by Mary Anderson in 1903. Continue reading

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12 Female Olympians Who Made History

In 1976, Nadia Comăneci made history and set a world record for the most 10 scores at a single edition of the Olympic Games. Continue reading

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30 Fascinating and Fun Facts for Women’s History Month

Marie Antoinette never said “Let them eat cake”. Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month – Women in MEDICINE

For Women’s History Month, InspiredByMyMom.com has chosen three women whose contributions may have been gravely overlooked. Let us celebrate these women in medicine and broadcast their achievements. Continue reading

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Black History Month : 20 Inspiring Quotes from African American Women

These quotes by notable African American women provide inspiration.
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The “Aha” Moments of 6 Industrious Women Inventors

It should not be surprising to learn that these inventions were made by women because they were the ones who recognized what could make a day of housework easier and more efficient.  They knew the cost of making a household run effectively and were always … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words : I was forced to become one of his 27 ‘wives’

Evelyn Amony was abducted by the Ugandan rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) when she was only 12 years old. For nearly three decades, this rebel group has committed a range of atrocities including the abduction of … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Mom Today and Every Day

Today, dozens of countries around the world are celebrating this Mother’s Day according to their traditions.  Florist shops have run out of roses,  restaurants have been booked weeks in advance, handmade cards have kept children busy in school art classes … Continue reading

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As Humble a Woman as My Mum

With Mother’s Day just around the corner in my part of the world, Jane Oma of MyRubyHeels.com has kindly given me permission to repost this lovely poem she wrote to celebrate her Mum. As humble a woman as she was, … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Saris Are Worth More Than Their Weight in Gold

It was the NPR piece, “Love is Saying ‘Sari’”, that made me reflect on my connection to the sari as well as my own experiences with potential loss and the importance of leaving a legacy. My sister and I sit in my parent’s … Continue reading

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