Part 2 – Some Funny Things Happened on the Way To Being 50

Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to Being 50 . . . Life Lessons and Random Crap I Learned in My Half Century! By Leslie Sturgeon, Women Inspiring Women Founder   Part 2 (see Part 1 here) OR download a PDF version of the complete blog here.   Last week I shared with you some of the things I have learned on my way to turning 50. This is the final part and a downloadable PDF of the entire blog is available here. If … [Read more...]

Some Funny Things Happened on the Way To Being 50

Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to Being 50 . . . Life Lessons and Random Crap I Learned in My Half Century! By Leslie Sturgeon, Women Inspiring Women Founder   This is a 2 part blog series - stay tuned for the final next week! Christmas Eve was a big day . . . not only because Santa and his reindeer were preparing for all their deliveries but yours truly turned the big Five-Oh! Admittedly I found turning 30 really difficult, … [Read more...]

A Message From the Heart

  I'm not going to lie . . . this year kicked my butt in a big way. It started out on a high note with lofty goals and a road map to elevate Women Inspiring Women. Then bam - I needed surgery to remove my gallbladder. There were changes in my personal life with a relationship shake up (it’s all good now). And the biggest heartache of them all - my beloved Mom, my best friend and my rock, lost her battle with lung cancer somewhat … [Read more...]

Member News and Happenings – 9/16

September 2016   BETH REDDY, D.C. Beth Reddy DC  has opened her new Chiropractic Practice,  Reddy  Chiropractic,  in Hampton , NH.  Their focus is on the family, and they specialize in prenatal, infant, and child care. They aim to clearly identify for you whether your spine is normal and functioning at its best, or whether your spine’s structure and function is compromised by a neurostructural shift. To learn more about Dr. Reddy, visit … [Read more...]

Member News and Happenings – 6/16

June 2016 CAROLANNE CARON Carolanne Caron announces the second edition of Water Safety with Swimmy and release of Swimmy's Water Safety Coloring Book - a fun way for children to learn to be safer around the water. Featuring full-color illustrations, “Water Safety with Swimmy: 10 Water Safety Rules Everyone Should Follow” (published by LifeRich Publishing) teaches young swimmers about water safety rules they should follow while they are near … [Read more...]

Saying Goodbye . . .

Saying Goodbye . . . By Leslie Sturgeon   On May 6th, my life forever changed. My Mom, Dianne Davis, passed away somewhat unexpectedly. Many of you got to know my Mom over the years when she was much more active in Women Inspiring Women. Cancer took a toll on her the last few years and she wasn’t able to come to many events but she was instrumental in helping me launch the organization. She believed in me when others didn’t … [Read more...]

Member News & Happenings – 4/16

April 2016   DEBBIE KARDASESKI Debbie Kardaseski, owner of Debbie K Graphics, is finally beginning to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a “starving artist”! Well, hopefully not exactly starving — but it may be a good opportunity to lose some weight! This past year has seen some major changes in Debbie’s life. After a long and heroic battle against cancer, her Dad passed away on July 1, 2015. To every cloud there is a silver lining … [Read more...]

Member News and Happenings

March 2016   CANDICE BENSON Candice Benson of Benson Consulting and a member of the New Hampshire High Tech Council’s TechWomen has announced their first ever TechWomen / TechGirls annual luncheon and networking event. This will take place on Wednesday, April 6th from 11:30 to 2:00 at LaBelle Winery in Amherst. Full details and registration are available on their website HERE. CLAIRE MOORHEAD Many of you may remember Claire from … [Read more...]

Member News and Happenings

  February 2016 MARGARET ANN INNIS Margaret Ann Innis of Decorate to Sell has announced her upcoming Home Staging: The Basics and Business Class at Northern Essex Community College in North Andover, MA beginning March 1st. Classes are Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. until April 12th. Learn to use existing furniture, basic staging & interior decor principles to stage a home for sale.  You’ll also explore pricing, business … [Read more...]

Why Women Inspiring Women?

A Note From Leslie Sturgeon, WIW Founder I am the woman I am today because of the other women I met along my journey! Plain and simple truth. As a young 22-year-old entrepreneur, I knew that in order to succeed I needed to learn from those who blazed a trail before me, not just from my parents who were life-long business owners. It was 1989 when I started my first service business and in the small community of the Lakes Region there were … [Read more...]