Are You a Mom on a Mission?

Are you a “Mom on a Mission”?

Submit your story to win a trip to Los Angeles, stay in an eco-hotel & attend Healthy Child Healthy World’s Annual Award Gala!

The news may be filled with stories of crises and collapse, but through every downfall we are seeing greatness as mothers heed the call for change. As Amie Nelson says in “How Mothers Can Change the World,”

“The positive light among us is the growing swell of activism from women formerly in the shadows. From heads of state to soccer moms, mothers around the world are doing incredible work to inspire, educate and engage their communities.

Mothers are a force to be reckoned with, by their sheer numbers alone… The promising reality is that mothers are emerging as social advocates and political leaders. All over the world, female politicians are proud to emphasize their role as mothers – and even campaign as mothers.

Mothers are a universal symbol of the unique power women have to get things done, to survive insurmountable odds, and to help others in need.”

Are you a part of this Mom Revolution? Do you know another mom who is? Please share your story and help inspire others!

On October 14, 2010 at Healthy Child’s annual gala, one special and inspiring American woman dedicated to creating healthier environments for children will be honored.

This “Mom on a Mission” will be flown out to Los Angeles, California, and stay for two nights at a local green hotel. During the benefit dinner, she will be formally presented with the second annual Healthy Child Healthy World “Mom on a Mission” award for her extraordinary service and inspiration.

Want to know how to nominate that special mom, or yourself?

Judging criteriaHealthy Child is seeking an inspirational, true story of a mother’s work to create healthier environments for children and families.

Who is a candidate: Any exceptional mother (currently living in the United States) who seeks to make a difference for the better, generously gives back to others, or overcame adversity with courage.

How to enter: Only ONE nomination per person is allowed. Please enter by sending your “inspirational, true story” to Submissions should be no more than 750 words in length.

Deadline for Nominations: August 31, 2010, 11:59pm PST.

Learn more about Healthy Child’s Mom on a Mission program and awards.

Derek Markham

Things I dig include: simple living, natural fatherhood, attachment parenting, natural building, unassisted childbirth (homebirth), bicycles, permaculture, organic and biodynamic gardening, vegan peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips, bouldering, and the blues. Find me elsewhere at @NaturalPapa, @DerekMarkham, Google+, or RebelMouse.

One thought on “Are You a Mom on a Mission?

  • Janelle

    Thanks for sharing, Derek! You’re the best 🙂


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