Tag Archives: Second World War

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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March is Women’s History Month – Women in AVIATION

We have all heard of female aviators and their accomplishments:  Harriet Quimby the first American woman to earn a pilot’s license; Amelia Earhart the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean; and Bessie Coleman the first African-American … Continue reading

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20 Inspiring Women We Lost in 2014 : A Tribute

Every year we lose many women that have led incredible lives however some of them may not been remembered in the lists that are compiled at year’s end.  Inspired By My Mom is starting a traditional of paying tribute to … 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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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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Remembering My Mom and Her Incredible Life

She was just barely 15 years old when the soldiers entered her home and took her and her family (mother, younger sister and toddler brother) to the nearest train station and loaded them into cattle cars for the long trip … Continue reading

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