Tag Archives: Mother

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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An Artist’s Inspiration

One thing about my mom is that she was so much fun to be around and, when you were with her, she made it seem that you were the only one in the world.  It was always like that for … Continue reading

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The Lady of My Dreams: Ada Davenport Kendall

In January, 1919, Ada Davenport Kendall had joined a band of distinguished women from all over the United States to march on Washington and protest in support of women’s right to vote. They chained themselves to the fence outside the … 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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A Tale of Three Decisions

In many ways, Hansaben’s story is typical of millions of ordinary Indian women, but it is also a story of extraordinary strength, determination and courage. Hansaben was born the second of five daughters in a poor farming family. The family … 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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My Mother’s Many Hats

If I were to describe my mom, I would probably say she is the best. And I wish I could give you a better description but that’s really all there is to it. She’s the best hugger, the best cuddler, … Continue reading

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