Being a mother is perhaps one of the most rewarding - and sometimes challenging - jobs in the world. You love unconditionally, you teach and you nurture, you protect, you clean up messes, and you share and join in on the many fun and playful moments your child experiences each and every day.
This contest is now over. Please check back in February 2015 for information on next year's Mother's Day contest.
Click here to read 2013's winning essay from Shilpa Jacobie, a mother of two in Beverly.