Share about your #DearMom and win from Lands’ End!

 Mother’s Day is just around the corner! And as much as we love her and appreciate everything she has done… how often do you tell her?
I know I never tell my mom how much I appreciate her! She is my personal cheerleader – and my personal therapist! She is constantly giving me great advice!

Today’s question: What’s the best advice your mom ever gave you? The best piece of advice my mom ever gave me?  GOD WILL NEVER GIVE YOU MORE THAN YOU CAN HANDLE!  

Really? Are you sure? Because often motherhood is less than picture perfect…

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And I was so stressed out and overwhelmed and feeling so inadequate for the HUGE job of raising three children facing me… My mom was my rock. Constantly encouraging and assuring me that I was not going to screw up my kids forever if they watched too much tv or if I forgot that it was pajama day at school or someone fell off the swing or whathaveyou.  Just constantly saying “You got this!” I SO NEEDED THAT!

That advice was a lifeline!  And she is still constantly reminding me as we head into teenagers and all that mess. I rely on her to talk me down from my panic that I’m not doing enough (or am I doing too much? See? There’s no end to my paranoia!) Luckily, I have an amazing mom who was constantly reminding me that I could handle everything life was throwing at me! And now, she’s passing on that advice to my girls…


Share what advice YOUR mom has given you! From April 11 through May 6th, you can share your Mother’s Day message, photo or video on Instagram and/or Twitter using #dearmom, #contest and #mylandsend for a daily chance to win a $100 Lands’ End gift card! Follow @LandsEnd and @LandsEndPR – each day, @LandsEndPR will post a unique prompt or question asking for a specific message, or photo, or video to be posted for a chance to win!

You can also enter for a chance to win a five-day, trip for you and your mom, to the luxurious Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel. Simply fill out the form at now through May 4th.

And don’t forget to shop Lands’ End for great Mother’s Day gifts!!

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About Melissa

Written by Melissa Angert, editor of this fashion blog and author of Girlymama. You can also find her on Twitter as Melissa Angert. She is a mom of 3 living in Providence.