Born to be an only child. Thoughts on beauty. Not what you might think.

I was born with the perfect personality to be an only child. Good thing too, because I’m not sure my mother had any other names if she had had more children. 🙂 I had, and still have, no problem spending time alone. A trait I shared with my mother (no shocker there). I know many people who […]

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We’re talking about Mother’s Day. Kitt Shapiro shares a story about Eartha Kitt

We’re talking about Mother’s Day I love sharing stories about life with my never dull mother, Eartha Kitt, and this is a good one…     Video Transcript So, we’re talking about Mother’s Day and things that you did with your mother and things that happened with your mother as you get older the things […]

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Memories of Mom. Eartha Kitt – Life is simple.

Eartha Kitt – Life is simple As we lead up to Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share a little video of my mother’s philosophy on life. Eartha Kitt Speaking Freely My mother, Eartha Kitt, 'Speaking Freely' clip Newseum with Ken Paulson#rolemodels #WomenLeadingTheWay #SpeakingFreely Posted by Kitt Shapiro on Tuesday, April 25, 2017     Join […]

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Eartha and Kitt styled together. Combining hers and mine beautifully.

Eartha Kitt and Kitt Shapiro. Our mother-daughter styles blend beautifully together. This is definitely my favorite room in the house and I have the pleasure of looking into it every day because the french doors of my office open to this serene space. Even though we finished the renovation on our house almost a year […]

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Everything changes. Your perspective makes a difference.

Everything changes. Spring is a time of change and we often feel the need to do ‘spring cleaning’. But life is a series of changes. Always evolving. And it’s how we deal with these changes, how we look at them, that often determines the effect they have on us. Maybe if we could see change […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. My mother, Eartha Kitt, had never had a colonoscopy until she was seventy-nine years old and when she finally did it was discovered that she had stage III colon cancer. She died from the disease December 2008 at age 81. Colon Cancer is the second largest cancer killer in […]

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Eartha and Kitt blended together. Her wisdom, my eye.

My mother was my biggest supporter and maybe because I was an extension of her name, she thought I too had the ability to be a creative. One of the many hobbies I have delved into over the years has been photography, and my mother always praised my ‘eye’ and enjoyed having my images framed […]

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Be Your Valentine. Love Yourself First

Be Your Own Valentine. Let’s make Valentine’s Day a day we celebrate loving ourselves and teach our children the importance of self-love.   “It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit.”  ~Eartha Kitt   #EmbraceWhoYOUAre […]

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Shaking Things Up

Behind every strong woman is a strong role model. For me, that was my mother. My mother was definitely a woman who shook things up. And, not necessarily because she was fearless. In fact, I think it was often fear that motivated her. What continues to amaze me even at the age of fifty-six and […]

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