Mamaste: 25 Things My Mama Taught Me

I won the lotto when it comes to my mom whom I call “Mama.” She is and always has been my number one supporter, truth teller, protector, confidant, organizer, and believer in my potential. Mother’s Day reminds me to celebrate all Mama taught me.

Lessons from A Strong Woman

What inspires me most about Mama is her absolute faith that things will work out. ~Silvia Mordini

I have never ever seen her give up or even come close. She isn’t afraid of rising to the countless challenges brought before her.

Her life wasn’t always easy, and this was especially true after my parents emigrated from Ecuador where my father had been a professor at the University of Quito. Mama arrived in the United States without any friends or family.

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