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Sunday, May 8, 2011

I'm a Wiener!

Words are important to me. I love to write. And read. I think words can accomplish great things. Words can also build up or tear down.

Words are powerful.

If you've ever read the 5 Love Languages, I am definitely a word girl. And that's why finding out that I was selected by a local Chick-fil-a as their "Mother of the Year" means so much to me.

Let me say that I totally fall short of this title, but I try. Every day. Even when I don't want to, I drag my bum out of bed and do my best for my kids. Sometimes I wonder if anybody notices.

Apparently, my husband does. He nominated me and submitted an essay on why he thinks I should win.

Mother of the Year.

Four little words.

Yet they gave cause for this Mom to stand a little straighter, smile a little more, and feel okay about herself amidst all the chaos.

And to all you Moms out there. You all deserve this title too. Happy Mother's Day.

20 comments:

  1. Sooo sweet!!! You deserve it! Happy Mother's Day!

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  2. You do deserve it!! AND what an awesome hubby to nominate you. Did you win free CFA?

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  3. fitting title!
    Happy Mother's Day!!

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  4. Awww, I think it's a wonderful title for you.
    Nice going hubby!

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  5. Congrats, Joanne! You do deserve it...and what an awesome hubby for nominating you!!!

    Happy Mothers Day!

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  6. JO!!!!!! THAT'S SO COOL!!!!!

    Where can we read the essay and the announcement????

    I'm so proud of you...and that awesome hubby who entered his beautiful bride!

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  7. DUDE...You TOTALLY deserve that title! I am sooo happy for you. Fred is spectacular for the nomination as well. " We WANT the essay! We WANT the essay!!!" (In "chant-y" cowgirl with onion goggles voice)...

    xoxo

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  8. Awww....that is SO awesome! You deserve it so much...congratulations! Yep, we want the essay! Happy Mother's Day.

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  9. Congrats! You are an amazing person and mom. Cute of your husband to nominate you!

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  10. That is so wonderful and WOW! Congrats!!

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  11. That is AWESOME! You SO totally deserve it and Fred is definitely an amazing guy for nominating you. Congrats!! Happy Mother's Day!

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  12. You guys are so sweet it makes me want to barf...in a good way!! ;)
    Wear that title with pride and have some yummy waffle fries for me!

    Yeah, totally want to read the essay, too!!!

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  13. Congrats! You deserve it...especially with all the craziness you've had going on recently! I know, as moms, we don't ask for it...but I bet it feels nice to be recognized for all you do for your family! Happy Mother's Day!

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  14. Woo-Hoo!!!!! Motha of da' Yeyah! Fabulousity and Awshumness all wrapped up into one!

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  15. Congratulations, Joanne. I honestly don't know anyone who deserves it more than you do!!! Happy Mothers' Day!!!

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  16. Congrats!!! :) Feel special, because you are special! :)

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  17. You are completely deserving of the title. Kudos to you!

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  18. Congrats! You definitely deserve it! Hope you got some free food! YUM!

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