May 11, 2017

To Our Leading Ladies: Happy Mother’s Day!

By: Jaclyn Walian

Being an office full of strong and powerful women we thought it would be fun to give a shout out to the women that gave us life – our moms!

Thank you to my mom who is my best friend, my confidant and shopping partner! I truly don’t know how I would have made it this far in life without you. You inspire me everyday and you are the person I turn to for advice whenever I need it. I always look forward to our weekly Monday call to catch up and find out what’s in store for the week ahead. Thank you for being the most amazing mom! – Jaclyn

Thanks to my mom for always hosting my friends and having the cool house growing up because you’d always feed everyone. 😊 Thanks also for staying up late to make sure all my jerseys were always washed for my tournaments and different sports games. Thanks for the much-needed adult care packages of shampoo and my face cleaning regimen during college and even now with the thoughtful cards attached. Thanks for being so thoughtful and just the best mom around! – Courtney

Thanks for always being my biggest supporter and helping me to follow every dream I’ve ever had. Love you Mom! #FL – Lauren

Thank you to the mom who read me bedtime stories even after a long day at work. To the mom who showed me by example what being strong and gentle at the same time means, and who always snuck in handwritten notes in my lunches growing up. But mostly for teaching me the difference between there, their and they’re- a life lesson I couldn’t live without. 😉 – Megan

Thanks, Mom, for a lot of things. 1) I’m grateful that your commitment to take us to dance class every day for fourteen years taught me dedication, commitment, discipline and gave me friendship, insane core strength, and grace. 2) I appreciate all your parenting tips and advice. Sometimes I have no idea what I’m doing. 3) Thanks for painting the olive trees. They will be missed. 4) Thanks for your help with the recent move. It was awesome to have you here to help unpack and entertain Otto. – Jenn

Thank you Mom for emphasizing the power of an education and for being a role model of kindheartedness and female independence. As you always used to tell me when I was little…I love you to the moon and back, and back again. I’m so grateful we’re not only mother and daughter, but also best friends. – Hannah

Thank you for always teaching me how to stand up for what I believe in and speak my mind. – Jillian

Thank you to the mom who taught me to be strong and independent, to always believe in myself, and that the price of a good pair of jeans is irrelevant. – Christina

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Thanks for giving me the confidence and courage to chase after my dreams, and for supporting me along the way so that I never feel alone. Also, thanks for lots of laughs, many trips to Disneyland, the best surprises, and for never remembering names so that I can show off my mental Rolodex. Love you! – Samantha

Momma – Happy Mother’s Day! I can’t thank you enough for what you’ve done for me throughout the years. You’ve bent over backwards to make sure I was happy, and for that I’m forever grateful. I wouldn’t be where I am today without all of your love and support – seriously! Can’t wait to celebrate you…muah! – Ally

Happy Mother’s Day, Mama Mia!! So full of gratitude for all you have done to love and support me through the years and overjoyed to call you not just my mom but my best friend. Here’s to many more fabulous years filled with love, joy, and delicious adventures! xoxo – Rachel

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!