Gail Rosenblum | Star Tribune
Inspired Editor

Gail Rosenblum is editor of the Inspired section. She's also an author, journalism instructor and public speaker who has worked for newspapers and magazines for nearly 40 years. 

Rosenblum has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in journalism, and has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the American Association of Feature and Sunday Editors, the Associated Press and Parenting Publications of America. She is the mother of three young adult children and the bonus mom of three others.


A child of South Africa offers guidance for polarized families

Yvette Erasmus of Edina is a psychologist in private practice who also offers free training on the Nonviolent Communication process.


U.S. Bancorp's Richard Davis goes west to fulfill a wish

His decision to become CEO of Phoenix-based nonprofit Make-A-Wish America was perplexing to some. It shouldn't have been.


Rachel Mairose's Secondhand Hounds is first-class rescue operation for dogs and cats

In just under a decade, the Twin Cities nonprofit has saved nearly 17,000 at-risk dogs and cats.


Problem Solvers: Susan Strauss helps companies create a workplace that works for everyone

We who have spent decades in the workplace might be finding things more confusing than usual. In the MeToo and Kavanaugh-Ford era, how much emotion…


Sixth-grade hero assures safe crossing for fellow students

Hagi Galvan leaps out of his mother’s car, grabs his neon orange safety patrol vest and flag, and walks briskly to his post at the…


Ethnic studies teacher Nate Beulah creates a no-judgment classroom

Beulah's teaching gifts were recently honored with a 2018 Cultural Jambalaya Diversity Award. He talks about the award, and a classroom built on structure, discipline and love.


Some guidelines to having that tough conversation with aging parents about car keys

A new study found that nearly 83 percent of older drivers report never speaking to a relative or doctor about their safe driving ability.


Macalester author and mentor wants to raise more than a few good men

With the list of men charged with abuse of power so deep and so shocking, how do we guide our sons?


Problem Solvers: The ReStore's Robin Henrichsen champions thoughtful giving

Here's some guidance on how and why to donate thoughtfully to our neighbors.


Problem Solvers: Learning Buddies give kids a boost in school

Program manager Erin Walloch, a former teacher with a master's degree in multicultural education, schools us in the program, which matches seniors with struggling students.