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It’s only November, but our 82nd National Convention will be here before you know it! We hope you are making plans to attend. This year’s convention committee has been hard at work putting together an exciting schedule that incorporates everyone’s favorite events, yet branches out to include time for moms […]

Motherhood Matters


Thanksgiving is such a beautiful holiday. It is a time to remember our bountiful blessings and to give thanks with our family and friends.  There are so many ways that mothers throughout the country have reminded their families to take time to give thanks.  Here are a few of our […]

Teaching Thankfulness


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Moms – who has children with food allergies? What do you do about trick or treating and upcoming holiday gatherings?   My son has gluten intolerance, so there are a lot of treats that he cannot have. However, trick or treating is fun to do even if you cannot eat […]

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For Immediate Release Last Call for Nominations: 2018 Mother of the Year® American Mothers, Inc. Seeks 53 U.S. Women to Represent the Historic Organization Washington, D.C. – American Mothers, Inc.®, the voice of 85 million mothers strong, is seeking nominations for 2018 Mother of the Year® honorees for all 50 […]

Last Call to Nominate


Meet Becky Andrews, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Fellow in Thanatology specializing in working with clients in life transitions, trauma and grief and loss.  She is also a certified positive psychology life coach and EMDR Therapy Provider. Becky has a master’s degree from Utah State University and additional training […]

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American Mothers annually hosts a 5th grade student essay contest, “What My Mother Means to Me,” which runs from August 15th thru January 15th. Participating is easy!  In 150 words, any 5th grader can share what makes their mom extra special. All entries are submitted by January 15th, to a 5th grade […]

Do You Know a 5th Grader?



Dear Mom, Any tips or recommendations on traveling with small children?  With the holidays coming up, I am already worried about traveling on an airplane to visit family with my three (under the age of 8) kids.   Travel tips for young children: 1.  Bring your own pack n play […]

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Dear Mom, This is such a busy time of year, with all the after school activities to choose from, how do you help your child develop their talents without overcommitting them? My 13 year old daughter is the only child in the household and participates in 3 activities – 2 […]

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Becky Fox Ortyl, was the Missouri Young Mother of the Year in 2013. Becky, and her husband, Greg, have three beautiful children. Isla (8) and Esme (3) share their home in Webster Groves, and Oakes (6) passed away at 15 months from complications of a rare congenital heart defect. While […]

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