Tell Me

Tell Me

Walk with me as we hold sacred space and learn of ordinary people embracing their Power of One ability to create extraordinary moments that can change a life for the better!

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July 2, 2022 47 min

Recently on Facebook, I posted that "moms get it done."

In my work as a children's advocate and book author, I always say that first and foremost, I'm a mom.

There is no greater or more fierce force of nature than the love a mother has for her children.  Plain and simple.  End of story.

As we launch Season 3 of this episode series, I am both honored and humbled to bring you this inspiring journey.

In Reversed: A Memoir,...

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Meet Mae Krier, 95, one of the youngest of the original Rosie's, when she was hired by Boeing in Seattle, WA, to work as a riveter building B-17 and B-29 bombers.   
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One of Mae's lifelong wishes was for the Rosie the Riveters to have their own national day of recognition.   When Twilight Wish, an organization that grants wishes for seniors heard about it, it was full steam ahead. 

Thus began a series of incredible events th...

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Welcome to all of our listeners and subscribers!  Thanks to you, the Tell Me podcast has hit over 4500 downloads since its inception!  This is a big deal as we only have a total of 26 episodes published, so I am so thankful to all of you for walking on the path with me and my guests.  To date, we are being heard in 60 countries, 1750 cities and are in every continent.  As we grow, we are welcoming the opportunity to partner with sp...

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Susan Silver and Genevieve Piturro have an amazing connection.  Their love for the Mary Tyler Moore Show...and children.

Susan Silver was one of the first female TV comedy writers, with credits like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Maude, and Bob Newhart, among others.  As the lyrics from the iconic Mary Tyler Moore Show said, “She made it after all!” From another Midwestern town, Milwaukee, with all its 1960’s values and normalcy, Susan ...

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Author and Coach Mary Silver knows what it takes to walk a journey alone.   

Mary is so easy to talk to, and is such a great coach and mentor.  We talk about everything  dating back to her childhood and her need to connect with people at an early age, to her relationships and finally to her life's work which shows others how to build one's belief system from the inside out, empowering them to find happiness and their true pu...

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Jeff Zoul did not like school.  In fact, he said it sucked.  Today, he is a  lifelong teacher, learner, and leader. His daily post on Twitter reads: "Work Hard...Have Fun...Be Nice...Today!"

What I loved about our walk is how open and honest he was about his journey as an educator and the trials he faced growing up.  Fully transparent, he takes us on his journey from the struggles as a young boy and adolescent who never fel...

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Have you ever heard a little voice inside your head? 

Genevieve Piturro, my good friend and guest, tells a compellingly beautiful story about two little voices that gently but clearly spoke to her...directly from her heart.

One in the middle of the afternoon in her NYC apartment and the other on a NYC subway in the form of a raindrop that kissed the top of her head.

Best selling author, speaker, and founder of Pajama Program, her sto...

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Meet Ashley Monteil...a New Jersey-based artist, illustrator, and graphic designer.

I am super excited to bring you her story because as you know, this season is all about imagination and creativity.  If you've been following our show, you also know that I love to give exposure to young artists. 

I had the pleasure of collaborating with Ashley on my recent children's book, Randle Finds His Light (due to be released sometime...

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We talk about the "Power of One" (PO1) influence in our lives and how it can change one life or many.  This couldn't be more evident than in the Greer Family.

Asil Greer is an 8-year-old actor, model, and kidpreneur from Philadelphia, PA. He presently attends Lotus Academy and is in the second grade and is the founder/author of I Can Read, So I Can Lead, an organization encouraging children to adults to read so that one ...

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"You go to work and there are settings in which for all the people you meet, today is the day they will never forget."

These are the words of the brilliant mind, Dr. Perri Klass,  addressing the need to never forget the human element of the medical profession.  A professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence, she is a mentor to many who leads with a wise and compassionate hear...

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I am a huge supporter of the arts and wanted to use this platform as an opportunity to give exposure to young artists.  I’m so happy to have with us today an up-and-coming vocalist, Anna Yannessa, a Vocal Performance major at the University of Missouri. 

 As we walk together, she takes us back to the days as a young girl, when her dream to become an elite soccer player and play at a professional level for the National Team seemed a...

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Welcome to Season #2!

We just hit 2000 downloads!  Wahoo!  We are in 35 countries, almost 800 cities, and are in four out of five continents (except Africa, so we want to hear from you!)

Thank you so much for your support...we couldn't have done it without you!
In fact, this season, we are giving our listeners a chance to support our show.

Click on the SUPPORT THIS SHOW link 
https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=Q8MF...

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In these unsettling times, it's nice to know you have a friend to go to who understands the importance of not only helping others identify and share their own feelings, but the freedom that comes from asking for support when needed.  On our very special walk, Dr. Maurice Elias shares how this applies not only to the field of education but our every day lives and overall mental health.

Whether you are a teacher, counselor, para-p...

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Everyone needs an Erin Lawler Patterson in their lives.

Back for a second time by popular demand, the Goodness Chick, as she is known world-wide, shares moments from her latest book Conversations For Good: Listening and Learning from Our Neighbors Around the World.

It has been said this book is “Eat Pray Love” meets “Chicken Soup For The Soul!”

One of her reviews said it beautifully:
"In these COVID-19 days of isolation and quarant...

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Ready to be inspired???
Judy Newman believes, as I do, that we all have that power of one ability to create moments that can change lives for the better.   What struck me about this interview with the President of Scholastic Book Clubs is her passion for teachers, children  community and books.  She has made it her life-long mission to ensure they all remain connected through a variety of formats including distribution through Scho...

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I dedicate this episode to the late great Sir Ken Robinson, an educator whose 2006 TED Talk on encouraging creativity in students was viewed more times than any other TED Talk in history.  The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything  was one of his many best-selling books.   According to Robinson, "The Element is where natural talents meet personal passions. To be in your Element, it's not enough to be doing so...

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Over the last 30 years, as owner of Tumbling Dice Entertainment with my love and husband, Kevin, I have met the most amazing women.  These women have faced many of life's challenges head-on, from abuse, to illness, to the loss of a loved one.  Through their faith, determination and pure grit, they have set out with intention to make a difference, through the formation of foundations and or taking on leadership roles in institut...

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Can we actually talk to God?  And if so,does He answer back?  Cass Forkin says absolutely, unequivocally, undeniably...YES YES YES! 

Back by popular demand, Cass joins us once again on the path to talk about the language of God, a language she has become quite good at identifying and recognizing over the years.

There are signs and answers to our most important questions around us every day...if we just ask and are open to receiving ...

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As Founder of Empower Kids, LLC,  https://empowerkidsllc.com/ one of my main goals is to support the literacy effort and get books into the hands of children, especially those who, for several reasons, might not have access to them.  This program touches my heart in a big way and I hope you'll be as inspired as I was to help in any way you can.

Walk with me on this fascinating interview with two top pediatricians in the Children...

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Marc Hayford is a two time best selling author, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur. 

His mission statement is to showcase a higher vision of not what is probable, but what is possible. Marc is a veteran of the US armed forces, a former professional wrestling referee, and a current DJ for his own company, as well as a head football coach for middle school. He has been featured on many platforms including radio, podcasts and tel...

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