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Get Mother's Day Inspired & Win $75 at Sephora

Get Mother's Day Inspired & Win $75 at Sephora

For Women's History Month this year, we asked who your hero is. More than 70% of you said you were inspired by your mother, your grandmother, your great-grandmother, your daughter, or an aunt who treated you like her own. Clearly, motherhood is something to be celebrated.

This Mother's Day, we want to appreciate all of the amazing mothers and daughters out there by showing off what our members said. Add your own story and you could win a $75 Sephora gift card to treat yourself - and a family member who you wish to honor too.

Moms Who Inspire

My grandmother, Jassodra Kumar. She is close to 70 years old and you will find her in a kickboxing class, doing yoga or getting a manicure. She has great energy and lives life to the fullest. Age is just a number for her and I hope to be just like her in my golden years. - Gjprasad

My mom's such a wise, loving, selfless woman and is always willing to help, listen, give a hug and share wisdom. ... she inspires me to be a better woman, wife, and mom. - wittes02

Moms Who Overcame the Odds

My mom. She was one of very few female welders back in the late 70's at the Electric Boat/General Dynamics shipyard. She endured a lot - physically, mentally, and tons of sexism. She did it to support 3 children on her own, and I'm proud she stuck it out! - AmAtHome

... At almost 89 years old, [my mom] is beautiful and strong! When our dad died, we thought we would be supporting and helping her, yet she ended up supporting us! If I could be half as beautiful and kind as she is when I am 60 years old, I would be happy! She inspires us all! - pmencin

Moms Who Sacrifice

My grandmother ... sacrificed so much during her childhood years in the Great Depression just so nobody in her family went hungry and that her younger siblings could stay in school. - redneckwoman

My mother ... was a stay at home parent till I was 4 and my father left. My proud mother had to BEG for a job. She worked her way up from a desk clerk to a manager of an office! Despite not having a lot of money, she always made sure we had food on the table and clothes on our backs. She went over 10 years with the same clothes, sewing them up so she could make sure my brother and I had shoes. ... - kymom13

Moms Who Are Survivors

My mom Dianne Brost inspires me because she has survived stage 3 colon cancer, has run 2 marathons since being diagnosed, will do anything for friends or family and volunteers a lot. - yarbr012

Kathy my mother ... just had a major stroke in November and her recovery is a miracle, she is so determined and after everything she has been through still has her sense of humor and worries of every one else. ... I am so lucky to have her as my best friend and my mother. - winnie11

Moms Who Motivate

My mother ... takes care of me since I have a chronic illness, showing me kindness and patience. Like any other mother, she has taught me how to be thankful and how to show gratitude. Finally, as my best friend, she has taught me hugs and laughter are truly the best medicine.  - taletreader

...[My mom] taught me that no matter how old I am or how far into something I have gone, I can always turn it around and make it into something beautiful! ... - ablendedmomma

How have you been inspired by your mom, grandmother, or mother-figure in your life? Tell us for the chance to win a $75 Sephora gift card!

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*One lucky commenter, Tweeter, or Instagrammer will be chosen at random to receive a $75 gift card to Sephora. Giveaway is open through May 20, 2018 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

 

Update: Thanks to all who entered! Congrats to our winner, SheSpeaks member rebecca11111.

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  • prothumia By prothumia
    05.02.18  

    A consistent positive force

  • Nicolemargrif77 By Nicolemargrif77
    05.02.18  

    To always smile and love others

  • MGABBYB By MGABBYB
    05.02.18  

    My mom is very inspiring to me and others. She will be 80 this year and she's still going strong!

  • yarbr012 By yarbr012
    05.02.18  

    My Mom is very inspirational to me. She has survived colon cancer, raised 2 kids as a single mom and has run 2 marathons.

  • ghpc70 By ghpc70
    05.02.18  

    My grandmother whom overcame many things in her life and made me the person I am today. She was my hero.

  • genesis180993 By genesis180993
    05.02.18  

    My mom has always work outside (as an administrator) but the hardest work is here, at home, she always keeps the house impeccable and the lunch is always on the table at 12:00pm waiting for us. Thank you so much mom!!!

  • CAH331 By CAH331
    05.02.18  

    My mother has passed, but my BFF's mother has adopted me, and she fills the void in my life that my mothers passing left

  • sarahmhale By sarahmhale
    05.02.18  

    My grandmother exhibited grace under pressure and had the funniest southernisms. She always told it like it is.

  • Pegasus72 By Pegasus72
    05.02.18  

    My mom fits into all of the topics above. She was a great mother who was patient and loving. She was the greatest and anyone who knew her can attest to that.

  • jagerwench By jagerwench
    05.02.18  

    My mom worked full time, made most of our clothing and took the time to cook everything from scratch. She was loving, strong, fearless but always put everyone before herself. She taught me so many things that have gotten me through life and have made me the woman I am.

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