Mama said It’s the small victories that count! with Bonnie Edwards

Mama said… Do you remember when your mother gave you advice or shared her wisdom with you? Did you listen? Can you hear her voice in the back of your head?

Bonnie shares in her interview how her mother of 7 influenced her so much that she wrote a book about it.

Bonnie’s key take-aways:

  • Never give up
  • Celebrate your mother
  • Celebrate small victories
  • How her mother influenced her


Bonnie J. Edwards received her Master’s Degree in Education, Professional Development from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She pursued Advanced Doctoral Studies in Adult Education at Walden University in Minneapolis, MN.

Bonnie added two additional licenses, one in Administrator Leadership and Director of Instruction certified through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

Inspired by the power of raising awareness, Bonnie designed, implemented, and instructed a graduate course in Interpersonal Communication for educators to renew their licenses through McPherson College, Milwaukee Campus.

She is recognized by her colleagues for her personable and reflective leadership style. After 14 years of teaching middle school and participating in educational community outreach, Bonnie retired in 2015.

Bonnie is founder of B.J. Edwards Professional Development & Communication, owner and co-publisher with her husband, Cary Edwards. They are proud parents of Danny, Lisa and Mildred.

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