Nominating Women Who Shine! #WomenWhoShine

I have had the pleasure of being married to a wonderful man for coming up on five years this Friday, September 21st.  Of course along with being married to my husband, comes having a mother-in-law.  Now I have heard many stories from people who have great mother-in-laws, and from those who think their mother-in-law is terrible!  Now I will admit, we’ve had our ups and downs as far as our mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship goes, but to be honest, if I were going to ask for a mother-in-law, I probably couldn’t find a more generous and caring one out there!

My mother-in-law, Gloria, is one of the strongest women I know.  She has suffered a lot in her life, including the loss of two of her children.  She did not have the best life growing up, with a mother who left her and her sister to fend for themselves at a young age, and many other hardships along the way.  She has overcome all of this and is one of the most generous, caring people I know.  She is now a physician assistant in at a community health care center in the small town in which she lives.  She is always striving to help others and to do the right thing. She is a wonderful mother and grandmother.  For this reason I have decided to nominate her for a Yahoo! Women Who Shine award.  I couldn’t think of anyone who deserves it more!

I would like to ask you to also cast a vote and support Gloria as a Woman Who Shines!  You can vote by going here:  Vote Gloria!

If you are interested in nominating your own Woman Who Shines, visit this link here: Nominate



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About Yahoo! Shine “Women Who Shine”

Women Who Shine is Yahoo! Shine’s inaugural women’s recognition program. Nominate your peers, mentors, family and any other women in your community who inspire you and others with their extraordinary achievements.  This program stands apart because the honorees are not the high-profile women or celebs you see in most other “Woman of the Year” or “Most Powerful Women” programs.  It’s women nominating the local heroes in their communities and it is Shine’s readers, not an editorial staff, who decide who wins.  For more info check out:

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Written by Jesica.

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Jesica H

When she isn’t drowning in a pile of never-ending laundry or picking up Legos, Jesica is busy helping other parents make their lives a little less stressful with homemaking hacks, easy recipes, fun DIY projects, and more. On her successful blog, The Mommy Bunch, her Cricut crafting tutorials are the most popular articles and are what sparked her passion for helping others build a business of their own. Jesica started where you can find loads more craft tutorials and business advice. In her FREE Facebook group, Rock Your Craft Business, Jesica teaches other entrepreneurs how to take their craft business to the next level by building their brand, targeting the right customers, and utilizing smart social media strategies. Join us!

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