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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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Black History Month : 20 Inspiring Quotes from African American Women

These quotes by notable African American women provide inspiration.
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To My Mother-in-Law: I Was Wrong

You always stole my thunder. You gave them everything they wanted. You never said no when they asked for anything: a second helping of dessert; candy before dinner; a few more minutes in the bath; or money for the ice … Continue reading

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How Maya Angelou Inspired Me to Write

I was seventeen and at my best friend’s house for her seventeenth birthday party. Despite being really good friends I couldn’t bring myself to share with her what had happened to me when I was aged seven, such was the … Continue reading

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How I Was Inspired By an Olympian

I have always been in awe of Olympic athletes. I deeply admire their dedication, determination and drive. While in Mexico in December, I met my first Olympian – Muffy Davis who has won seven Olympic medals. We met when our kids … Continue reading

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Career Day, Then and Now

When I was in elementary school I always loved career day. I loved when my mother, a writer, would come in because she was the only writer among the parents. She would bring pens and paper to hand out, and … Continue reading

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Betty Makoni, Activist and Humanitarian – In Her Own Words (Part 2)

Muzvare Betty Makoni continues sharing herstory.  As a gender activist who founded the Girl Child Network (GCN), she turned devastating adversity into a strength that is impacting and transforming thousands of lives and the generations that follow. You may want … Continue reading

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Betty Makoni, Activist and Humanitarian – In Her Own Words (Part 1)

Betty Makoni is a woman who has turned devastating adversity into a strength that is impacting and transforming thousands of lives and the generations that follow. She is a gender activist who founded the Girl Child Network (GCN), which cares … Continue reading

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On The Radio, Actually on BlogTalkRadio

This coming Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5 pm, I am being given the extraordinary opportunity of talking to Winslow Eliot on WriteSpa’s BlogTalkRadio about InspiredByMyMom.com – how it came into being and why I thought it was so important … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, Can You Tell Me How You’ve Done It?

Dear Mom, I can imagine the feeling of sheer joy you felt the day he was born. I can imagine the peace that blanketed you while your arms blanketed him. I can imagine the look in your eyes as you … Continue reading

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