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Mother's Day Contest Submissions



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May 05, 2010
Editor's note: Here are more Mother's Day Essay Contest submissions received from area youths ages 6-12. The essay contest is sponsored by the Imlay City Downtown Development Authority and the Tri-City Times.

My mom is the best because she works all day and then comes home and rides bike with me plays ball with me and plays other things with me. She tells me bedtime stories or watches a movie with me before bed. She takes care of me. She buys me toys. She loves me best of all and I love her.

—Darren Filer

Imlay City

Mom: Melissa 'Missy' Filer

I barely get to see my mom. My parents are divorced. I wish they weren't so I can see my mom every day. I will be so happy if they weren't divorced. I love my mom so very very much. I love her so much I say "I loveyou" she says "I love you more than a pickle" she says "I love you more than a coconut" I say that's how much I love you.

—Adriena Rodriguez, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Amanda Herrera

I love my mom because she is nice to everybody. Every Friday she takes me to the mall. She buys me something every time we go to the mall. she is a good cook. She helps me when I have homework. She takes me to the park when I ask her if we could go.

—Valeria Almanza, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Carmen Almanza

My mom is special to me because she always gives me a popsicle and meat. She is soooo nice to people. Even me and my teacher and my whole family. She is so nice you will want to hug her and the best thing she does it give you the hugist hug in the world.

—Jesus Rangel, 7

Imlay City

Lila Rangel-Coronado

My mom and I go shopping a lot, mostly up town. She buys me some things. My mom is my best friend. We get to cook for my grandma. My granda and my family like it.

—Alisa Moreno, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Rochelle Marie Moreno

I love my mom because she cares for me and I feel safe with her. She is also a great cook. She makes the best chocolate chip cookies in the world. Getting ready is always hard wtihout mom but when mom is there everything is 100% perfect.

—Isabella Aune, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Melissa Aune

My mom is special to me because she cares for all four of us. She cooks, drives and tucks us in for bed every night! I love her because she takes up special places like Toys R Us and on walks. You don't know where your walking. She's very fun to be around with. Thats why my mom is number one of mom's.

—TaPanga Thompson, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Cherri Thompson-Cooper

My mom and I play all day together. We play soccer and I think she's really special and nice. And once she went and got me a gamecube so I think she's nice and I love her.

—Ryan Ruffrage, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Lorri Ruffrage

My mom is nice to me. Sometimes she plays with me. Sometimes she gets me candy. Sometimes she gets me a toy but not that often. I like it when my mom reads me a book at night.

—Rosario Milana, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Joanne Milana

My mom is special to me because she cleans nice in my room and whole house. My mom and I go to the store to shop for my family. My mom loves me the way I am because she is my mom. She does a lot for me and my family. She is the nice one in my family. I love her because she makes snails a bugs or a spider.

—Colby Curtiss Neighbors, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Crystal Clark

My mom is special to me because she gives me toys. She reads books to me and she take me to Walmart. She gives me money. She gives clothes. She gives me shoes. She gives me books.

—Blake Whisnant, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Tiffany Hainds

My mom and I go shopping. I love my mom because she loves me. Here are some other things about my mom. My mom is special to me because she will buy me stuff when dad's asleep.

—Elizabeth Fuhr, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Laura Fuhr

My mom is very nice. I love her very much. We always go outside. She always tucks me in my bed. She takes me places. She lets me go to friends houses and that is nice of her very much. She is nice to my friends. One time she took me to Chucky.c.Chesee. That was very nice of her. She buys stuff for me like shoes, clothes and toys. I love my mom very, very much. She is nice to me and my dad and my brother. The end.

—Rhiannon Rabb, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Tara Omans

My mom is special because she is nice to me. She said that she would let me get my nails done someday. I'm so excited! It is going to be soo fun! She lets me go to the park but she does not come with me! It is so fun. I play with my neighbors and friends. I like to go down the slides with them. We make a train and then we go down the slide. We let go sometimes! It is so fun!

—Alizabeth Filipek, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Amber Filipek

My mom is nice. I love my mom for how she is. I think my mom is the best mom in the world. XOXOXOXO to mom

—Aubrey King

Imlay City

Mom: Kim King

I love my mom. My mom and I love each other very much. We do everything together. I would not do anything without my mom. Me and my mom play together and go shopping. My mom is amazing.

—Rebecca Bruce, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Mindy Bruce

My mom is nice. We do lots of stuff together. We go to the mall. Me and my mom love to go to the salon together. My mom and me love to sign together. That's why I think she is the best. She well do stiff I never asked her. I love her. She love's me.

—Desiree Morse, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Stefanie Morse

She cooks good to and works to and tucks me in to bed and my brothers too. Some times she drives us to school. She goes on a bike ride with us too. Some timse she goes hiking and jogging with us. Some times plays tennis too.

—Luke Stephens, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Cherie Stephens

I like to do things with mom like chores like dusting and cleaning the yard up. My mom always loves me and I love her. She gets me the greatess toys. She is nice to everyone. My mom is special to me and she is nece 100% of every day.

—Brett Hall, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Janelle Hall

My mom looks after me because she takes me to Burger King and dq for my birthday. She likes going there but she has to work. My birthdays are when she doesn't go to work that's when she told my uncle to buy a video game for me.

—Jason Flores, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Luisana Flores

My mom special to me because she takes me where other kids probably have not gone. I like Michigan Adventures and Niagra Fall. I love to do things with my mom. I should thank full for all the places she took me. I love my mom and she loves me. Love Hayley.

—Hayley werth, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Rahcel Werth

I love my mom because she is the best mom in the world. My mom takes me to the park, the old school park. Love you so much even though we fight. I still love you mom. A powm from Jason. Roses are red violents are blue. I love you yes I do XOXOXOXOX

—Jason Tasker, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Rachelle Brousseau

My mom is the best mom in the whle world because she even buys toys for me. She sometimes plays with me and my cousin. Smetimes she takes me to Burger King or McDonalds too. Sometimes she said that she will take me to go swimming with my cousin Alex. He lives kind of close to my house.

—Bibianna Zepeda, 8

Imlay City

I love my mom so much. She gives me kisses evere morning. My mom is very nice to other people. She is buying me a pet.

—Tyler Wetherbee, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Tina Keith

My mom is special to me because she is the best mom. She is a good cook to. I love her. She takes care of me. She cleans my clothes. She buys me clothes. My mom takes me places.

—Erik Sebastian, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Lisa Sebastian

My mom is special because she is nice. My mom and I play on the computer. My mom is special to be mecause she takes care of me. She feeds me. She gives me a bath and she cleans my ears out.

—Steven Zandarski, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Anita Zandarski

My mom is special to me. My mom loves me the way I do. My mom and I love flowers. My mom takes me to the sport store. My mom gives me whatever I want. My mom takes me to the mall. My mom and I go shopping together. My mom and I make milk shakes.

—Abigail Skinner, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Sandy Jo Skinner

My mom is special to me because she is good. My mom loves me and I do to. She is good. She is polite. She is never bad. She is very nice.

—Dylan Sisk, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Shirley Sisk

My mom is special to me because I like to play soccer. And she likes to play soccer with me. She likes to copy every body and because she is nice to every body she likes to do everything wiht every body.

—Jonathan Zepeda, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Marisela Zepeda

My mom is special because she makes good muffins and I like to help her. I love my mom a lot and she likes me. All day when I come back home she hugs me and kisses me and she lets me play outside all day. My mom takes me to see my cousins and my friends and my grandma. I like it a lot. My mom today is taking me to my grandma's house. All Mondays my mom takes me to visit my grandma. She is nice and I love her.

—Noelia Torres, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Maria Torres

My mom is very nice to me. My mom cooks for us a lot. My mom lets me go outside a lot. My mom plays with me a lot. My mom puts me to bed a lot. My mom lets me go to the store a lot. My mom cleans the clothes a lot. My mom cleans the house a lot. My mom is very special to me. I love my mom so much. My mom lets me have friends over a lot. Mom sometimes brings me to school. My mom is smileing a lot.

—Ashley Wiltshire, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Kathy Wiltshire

My mom and I go to the store. M y mom takes me to game stop. My mom takes me to get ice cram. My mom takes me to my brother's house.

—Nick Soule, 9

Imlay City

Mom: Londalee Watkins

My mom is special to me because she had three kids. My mom and I went to the pool then Lily then Miley. It was so fun because when I gave her a give she cried so much. Lily calmed her down and then we played with my mom. I love you very much mom. You are very pretty woman. You are the best.

—Madison Chambers, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Stephanie Norris

I love my mom because she cares about me. She takes me shopping. On Saturday it's my day so she'll buy me what I want. She makes the best cookies! When it's warm outside she'll play catch with me. I'm learning how to pitch. She said her cousin Shelly will teach me how to. Best of all she'll take me to the movies!

—Madison VanderPloeg, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Wendy VanderPloeg

My mom is special to me. My mom and I sew together. It's fun. I love her a lot. I had hard time getting up so it was hard time for my mom getting me up. My mom takes me to dance.

—Harriette Cook, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Shirley Cook

My mom is special to me because she takes me to McDonalds and BK. She also took me and my dad to a basketball game. My mom is the most meautfal mom.

—Alec Adamczyk, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Lena Rowland

My mom is special to me because she is nice. She cleans my clothes and watches me. She makes fod.

—Abran Ortega, 9

Imlay City

Mom: Romelia Olivas

My mom is special to because, I love her so much. She is very Important to me. She always protects me. She gives me lots and lots of kisses. Me and my mom spent time together. She buys me ice cream. I love her and she loves me. We plant flowers every spring time.

— Stephanie Deltoro, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Maria Deltoro

My mom is my life because she protects me. I could not replace her. I love her and she loves me. We spent the whole day together before. My mom is the best mom in the whole wide world. She's the one who puts food table.

—Hunter Medrano, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Shelley Medrano-Carney

My mom is special to me because she buys toys at night and takes a cigarette and puts it in dad's mouth. She pays for stuff.

—Colin Heeke, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Laura Heeke

Me and my mom watch AFV stands for America's Funniest Home videoes. My mom lives me and I love her.

—Jacob Padot, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Tiffany Rameriz

My mother is special to me because she loves me and thats all about love. And if she loves me I love her. And thats all all about me and my mother. The end.

—Brianna Jackson, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Heather Brzezicki

My mom special to me because she does something with me. I like my mom because she plays with me and my sister she tells me to clean my room she helps me with the flowers.

—Eduardo Hernandez, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Juana Hernandez

My mom loves me the way I am. Because she is in the family. My mom and I clean the dishes together. We play every day together. My mom is so nice to me. We love eachother so much. My mom is special to me because she does a lot of stuff for me. She reads books to me. That is why I love my mom.

—Samantha Kouri, 7

Imlay City

Mom: Susan Kouri

My mom makes me laugh by takeing my little sister Alisson by her arms and makes her run and to my sister it looks kinda scary. She also makes me laugh by thinking about how my sister will be when shes like four or five. My mom makes me laugh when she plays with my sister. My mom makes me laugh when shes playing on the computer and whenever shes on facebook and playing youvill, farmvill and trecher madness because she gets frustrated with all of those games. And she also makes me laugh by telling storys about her childhood. She makes me laugh by imatating fran drecher. My mom makes me laugh by telling me about her high school years. My mom makes me laugh when she talks like Cohmed from Jeff dunham. She also makes me laugh when she pretends my sister can talk. And finaly she makes me laugh when she loves me.

—Clair Gibbs

Imlay City

My mom means everything to me because...She's not like any other mom. She teaches me right from wrong so I can succeed in the future. My mom supports me and she drives me to and from places like cheerleading games. Sometimes she gets frustrated at me but I know she still loves me no matter what. She makes sure I get on and off the bus okay. She's like a personal guard but to me she's even more. My mom sometimes ignores me but I know she's doing the right thing. Her sense of humor is 100% funny. Also she sometimes acts like a grown-up kid. She's very entergetic. My mom always smells like fresh bread and I can be myself around her. She yells at me but that's just what moms do. She pays for things I could've bought myself. Assures me when I'm sad. It brightens my day shen my mom is around. Checks my homework, yes, my mom does that too. She's like a coach I carried around all my life. Like a sister I never had. My mom is the best I could ask for. Also, that's why if I could have any mom I would stick with my mom. I love my mom!

—Makayl Moore, 11

Attica

My mom is the best. Her name is Sara and my mom has four children. She likes to work in her garden and likes to plant plants too. She likes to play voliball and sew clothing. My mom loves me too.

My mom is the best because she is as beautiful as a rose with many petals. Her eyes are like the salty blue ocean and her hair is like spaghetti that is curley. She always trys her best to make me happy. My mom is my mom and only mind and my familys.

Once me and my mom went shopping to get my medicine after we got out of the hospital. I was hungry and so ws my mom. My mom said I could get something so we got twice and oreos. Then we went to the medicine place it was closed so after 2 more times we found a medicine place. We got my medicine and shufled away in our car to tim hortone. When we got there we got creamy soup and hot bread plus 2 cofees for my mom and dad and I said to my mom I love you and she said the same thing back and gave me a hug. Then we went home and I gave my whole family a big hug because I was okay.

—Madison, 11

Imlay City

I love my mother. My mothers name is Sara. She is a teacher. She has 4 children Madison, Emerson, Connor and Charlotte. Her eyes are as pretty as the sun. Her eyes are also dark blue. She has a green thumb.

My mother is good at gardening are's is the best in the naborhood. I love my mom's bliztering bread. She does not complain when we need our stinky laundry done. She takes us to our events without complaining. She helps me when I need help cleaning my messy room without complaining. She helps me when I need help cleaning my messy room without complaining.

One time my mom got scared that we were going to drownd. My dad pretended that was going to drownd. Then Madison, Connor and I pretended we were going to. Then we went a little farther but mom beged to leave so we did. Dad asked me I wanted to go with him but I got scared so we all went back. It is a good thing moms worry.

—Emerson O'Brien, 9

My mom rocks. My moms name is Jennie. She is 42 years old. During tax season my mom works at H and R block. In her freetime my mom likes to read. My mom is the best because if I get good grades on my report card I get to see a movie or I get ice cream. Another reason my momm is best because she plays just dance on the Wii with me. Another nice thing about my mom is she took the pictures for my science fair project. The best thing that I will tell you about why my mom is the best is she cooks the best food in the world. I remember about 1 month ago Percy Jackson and the lightning theif came out. I really wanted to see it and I had just got my report card. When she opened it I was astounded to see I had goten all A's. I asked my mom if we could see Percy Jackson and the lightning theif because of my good grades. She happily said yes. My mom is the best.

—Krissy Davis

Imlay City

My mom is as busy as a beaver. Her name is Kristine. She has 4 kids their names are Alex is 13, Madalinn, 11, Abigail, 7, and me Claire, 9. Sometimes she has to cook for us and she has to run us to our soccer practices and our games. Every day my mom has to hear arguing and loudness because she is a teacher.

My mom's the best at doing a lot of things. Cooking is something she does the best because she makes the fod so tasty and perfect. I love gardening with my mom because she is so good that she teaches me how to do. Folding clothes is another thing that she is good at.

My mom is the best because everyday she helps me with homework. A lot of time she puts stuff to the side and helps me. Earlier this year my mom helped me with my science project. She helped me type, gets ideas and pick pictures. If my mom was not here it would be a disaster.

—Claire Thibodeau

Dryden

My mom rocks and rolls. Every morning she gets up at 7:30. She has 3 kids. Her birthday is June 19. It is before fathers day.

My mom is the best because she helps me with my honework. Every day she makes me delicious food. Sometimes my mom helps me play baseball on warm day's. Most of the time she plays with me. She takes me to the Park sometimes and I play their.

Once I had a baseball game and I was glad my mom was there. When I was up to bat. I tapped the ball and I got on base and my mom said good job to me. At the 2nd inning I was up and I hit the ball again and I got to 2nd base. Then we were in the field. I played out field. My mom is cool as ice.

—Jonah Morningstar

Imlay City

My mom rocks my socks off. She is the best mom in the whole world. She is the mother of her wonderful daughter Bridnely Melendez. My mom's name is Sheila Melendez.

My mom is a hard working women. She works from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. She has raised 4 kids. Her food is delicous. My mom is butiful. Her eyes are brown. Her hair is black. Her favorite colore is purpule. My mom walkes a lot at work. She's as cool as ice.

One time my mom was very sad. I told her lts go to the beach. She said we had to what for my dad to come home from work. Then I was sad. She said whats worng and I told her it is not and I want to go to the beach. She said my dad will be home in 5 minutes. She said she will buy me and my sister some ice cream. I have the best mom in the world.

—Bridnely Melendez, 10

Imlay City

My mom is the best. Her name is Jean Bannister. She works at Borland Elementry. She is a 3rd grade teacher. My mom is smart and athletic. My mom is cool as ice.

When shes not doing anything she plays baseball, basketball and assists me with my homework. After sports she has to ride home with smelly kids. I like when she vacums the basement so I can play hockey.

One time my mom had to get all my stuff ready for hockey. She had to clean my Jearsey make my lunch. Do the dish and I still wake up in the morning. Then deal with 23 of her students. The next day we found out my gam was canceled. Without my mom life would be difficult.

—Reid Bannister, 10

Attica

My mother is the best mother in the world. Her name is Doris but she likes to be called Sam. She is a 59 year old. She is as busy as a bee. Every night when the day is over my mom slowly strolls to her warm bed.

Why is she the best? She is the best bedause she is a good cook. She is the second best; my dad is the first. Once my mother made the best lasania. Well I kinda like her pancakes too.

One day after a long day of school, as I walk home from the bus I smelt some lasania. We had to do our home work after. After we ate lasania and after homework we played a little games and watched tv. Then we went to bed ready for a new day. I love you mother.

—Rachel Fredendall, 10

Imlay City

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My mommy is special because she got us a new camper. Mom got me Melanie, Austen and Lydia chicks and ducks. And go fishing with my dad. She lets us go to Arizona.

My mommy is special because she is very very very very very nice. She takes stores and me to chucky cheese Ohio and the campgrounds. and go swimming in the swimming pool.

My mom is special because me go to my friend's house and she lets me spend the night. And she makes great food and is a great mom in the whole world and loves my mommy.

—Alexia Hill, 9

Dryden

Mom's name: Meranda Hill

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My mom is great. She gives me things plus pizza and she is so great. She is the best mom in the world.

—Matt Cromas, 10

Imlay City

Mom: Lucy Cromas

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My mom is cool and fun. My mom makes me flurries. She takes me to church and prays with me every night. My mom takes me to baseball. Mom used to be my soccer coach. My mom bought us a dog named Marley and we found a dog and we named her Mii Mii.

Thank you mom for all that you have done.

—Jacob Ashbrook, 8.

Almont

Mom: Ginny Jones

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My mom is very special because she helps me with anything. She is a very lucky mom. One day I dropped a pop and it sprayed everywhere, it was not funny. But when my mom saw it she stayed calm and said it was an accident.

On the same day I went to a baby-shower. I went by my grandma and I brought my lemonade and I did not spill it on my way but when I got there I set it down and bent down and my lemonade spilled all over the table. Then I cleaned it up and went to my moms. She said its all right and I love her.

I love my mom she takes care of me. She could never take better care of me. She is the best mom EVER!!

—Alex Winget age 9

Imlay City

Mom: Tresa Winget

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My mom is one in a million, I could say a billion. She is the best. There is none as great as my mom. She is a great role model and to me she is the best at almost every sport. She is beautiful and gorgeous. She has an eye for fashion. If you are willing to trade your mom for my mom it will not do. I would not trade my mom for all the riches in the world.

—Kendall Sommer, 8

Imlay City

Mom: Diane Sommer

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My mom is special because she makes good dinner. She gets me fun toys. She prays for me. My mom makes sure we have a good Christmas. My mom loves me a lot.

—Nick Martin, 8

Allenton

Mom: Angela Martin

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My mom is the best. She is the best because she is one of a kind. She makes sure I have clean clothes, baseball mitts, dinner. A couple of other things are she makes me do my home work, she works hard to make sure we have everything. My mom makes sure we have some place to live. There is nothing not to like about moms because there nice they do a lot for you. One time I broke a tea cup and my mom took the blame and one time I broke a window and she took the blame. Laurie is loving and forgiving. She also has the best sense of humor. Just seeing her makes me happy and makes my day great. That's what I love about my mom Laurie Winn.

—Daniel Winn

Imlay City

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My mom is special to me because me and my mom go to the park. My mom helps me do the dishes before I go to bed. My mom hugs me. My mom washes my clothes and she grows flowers. She tucks me into bed. Me and my mom go shopping together. We go places togheter.

Owen Meser, 9

Imlay City

Mom: Loni King

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My mom gives me games instead of $5 she gave me $20. She brings me to Arizona. She gives me ice cream. She lets me and my babysitter make cup cakes. When it is warm she lets me go swimming. She lets me get slushies. She lets me go on bike rides. She lets me go on walks, and lets me to the library.

—Lydia Hill, 8

Dryden

Mom: Meranda Hill

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