Inspirational Parents #5

The latest in my inspirational parents series comes from a fellow Worcestershire mum. Izzie has twin girls who have now grown up and flown the nest for university. She worked for the NHS for 26 years and just a few years ago, she took the incredibly brave step of leaving her career to pursue her passion. She is now a professional writer and makes a living doing what she loves full time. What a fantastic example of what can happen if you follow your dreams. Izzie blogs at The World According to Izzie. It’s one of my favourite blogs because…

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The giving pledge

Today, I read an article about the Giving Pledge. It was the brainchild of Bill Gates, who wanted to encourage multi-millionaires to give away money to good causes.  The most recent recruit is a gentleman by the name of Sunny Varkey. He made his money through an education business and is now giving money to help people in developing countries who are unable to access education.  This made me think. We’re not all multi-millionaires. Which is a pity. But we do all have something to give to causes that are dear to our hearts.  For example, I wrote about the influence…

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