Posted: May 11, 2012 6:00 AM
 
For moms, caring for their children is the biggest, most important job in the world. And many of us learned what we know from our own moms. In honor of Mother's Day, I asked allParenting writers to share photos of themselves with their moms, along with their favorite memories. We are moms ourselves now, but we still love our mommies!

Michelle Maffei and her mom

Michelle Maffei, allParenting author, and her mom

getting over him
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When I was in high school, my boyfriend moved to another state and I was sad. Without hesitation, my mom took me shopping and said it would cheer me up. She was right — and it brought us even closer than we already were.

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Nichole Beaudry May 12, 2012
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The best part of being included in this piece was looking back and realizing just how many wonderful memories I had to choose from. Thank you for including me here!
Melissa Arca May 11, 2012
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Moms are just awesome. No way around that. Thanks for this and for including me with my mom :-)
Valerie Thacker May 11, 2012
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Lisa, I love the cheesy cheesy sentiments...I am tearing up. I feel the same way about our relationship! Love, Mom
Jennifer Chidester May 11, 2012
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Love this!!
Alicia French May 11, 2012
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Loved this!
Christina Holt May 11, 2012
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Beautiful!