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A Tribute to Genius Moms
Posted by: Kate White on 05/06/2015 09:25 AM EDT
Given the many sacrifices mothers make for their families, we think moms deserve to be celebrated every day of the year. That’s why several SignUpGenius team members took time to write tributes to their moms. We hope you enjoy them in honor of ALL moms who make a difference! (Add yours below!)
- Angel, COO/CMO Genius
- Amy, Senior Support Genius
- Kate, Marketing Genius
“This picture from my first Mother's Day in 2000 is appropriate because like many others, it was not until I became a mom myself that I probably began to truly appreciate all that my mom did for me. As a stay-at-home mom until I was in middle school, she was able to stretch my dad's salary as a schoolteacher in order to provide music lessons, summer camps, family vacations (including a trip to England) and many other opportunities for my sister and I. She managed to get by with just one family car for most of my childhood years, and I don't remember her ever complaining about the inconvenience. Living close to NYC, she and my dad took the time to expose us to all of the museums and other cultural experiences the city has to offer. But most importantly, she has always been a great cheerleader and source of wisdom, support and unconditional love. She and my dad will celebrate 50 years of marriage this July, and I am so thankful to have been given such a strong, solid foundation for life through my upbringing. I love you, Mom!” - Betsy, Support Genius
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the fabulous MOMS out there!
Want to brag about YOUR mom? Join us on social media with the hashtag #BragOnYourMom, or simply comment below! If your post appears in a blog post on Mother's Day, we'll send you some SignUpGenius swag.
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Posted by Grace Grillo on Friday, May 08, 2015 2:47 PM EDT
My mother is the best mom one could ever hope for. She was a stay at home mom until I was about 17 years old. She is an Italian immigrant and when my sister and I were young, mom's English was not too good. Yet, she went to every home and school meeting, every report conference. She volunteered in our schools whenever she could. She supported us in everything that we did, especially in school. We didn't have much, yet she stretched a dollar and made sure we had all that we needed. I love my mom very much! Happy Mother's Day!
Posted by John Rutkowski on Sunday, May 10, 2015 7:43 AM EDT
#Bragonmymom. She's always been there for me.
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