Freelance writer Miriam Kamin, 41, is Women Who Shine's winning mother. You can read her personal blog, Woulda Coulda Shoulda, at http://wouldashoulda.com. Kamin lives with her family in the greater Atlanta area.
Hero: There are tons of people I admire the heck out of, but if forced to pick just one, I'm going with Eve Ensler. Talk about overcoming adversity and turning it into the springboard for an empowering movement for a generation of women. I was in a local production of 'The Vagina Monologues' last year, and it really changed my life to be a part of it.
Inspiration: My children are always my greatest inspiration. They humble me and make me laugh until it hurts. They make me want to be a better person, and not just so that they won't someday end up in therapy bemoaning how awful I was, but so that when they're all grown up they'll still want to hang out with me.
Goal: Gratitude. I've done a lot of work this year on learning to appreciate what I have rather thanRead More »from Miriam Kamin: Women Who Shine Mother