Special Mother Dedications
We honor all of the Attachment Parenting mothers this month with special dedications displayed below. These dedications truly honor who you are, what you've been, and how you keep on giving the gift of love. Thank you for your uniqueness and for truly touching someone in your life!
Dedications are listed in the order they are received, with the newest at the top.
To find a particular dedication, use this alphabetical list:
Amy Altman | Marjie Altman | API Advisory Board | API Board of Directors | API Leaders | API Members | API Resource Advisory Council | API Staff | Renee Besecker | Avril Dannenbaum | Founders of API | Deborah Gooch | Myra Gray | Katina Hester | Reedy Hickey | Michelle McDonald | Corrina Milito | Oma Nance | Barbara Nicholson | NYC API | Angie Patterson | Daniela Petters | Kathye Petters-Armitage | Grammy Wicker
To Angie Patterson: Me-maw, Thank you very much for your love and support throughout my life. I couldn't ask for a better mother, friend, and grammie for my boys. You shine like the sun when I need warmth and sparkle like a diamond when we share our joys together. I love you, "SweetPeat"
To Reedy Hickey: Reedy, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell everyone how much I admire you as a friend and a mother. You have been a tremendous example to countless people for your generosity in caring for infants in foster care, your deep love of children and always helping others. With love and admiration, Lysa
To Barbara Nicholson: Barbara, It is an honor for me to honor you on Mother's Day 2008. You have helped so many people especially young mothers in your community. You are example of unconditional love to all who know you. With love and admiration, Lysa
To Renee Besecker: Happy Mother's Day to the Precious Mother Queen, Her Majesty, Renee Besecker. We love you! Love, Samantha, Dan, Bret, Camelia, Barry, Jenny, Tabitha, and Rob and all Grammy NeNe's junior royal subjects-Camille, Elijah, Luke, Alex, Gabe, Logan, Adrienne, Zach, Zaiah, Claire Renee and Blake.
To Kathye Petters-Armitage: Dear Kathye, I feel so fortunate to have you as a sister-in-law! You are an amazing woman and your devotion to family is apparent in all that you do. Happy Mother's Day! XOXO, Stephanie
To Deborah Gooch: Dear Mom, I find that as each year passes for me as a mom I begin to realize how much you truly devoted to our family and it wasn't always easy. Thank you for watering our garden as you did. we are now blooming! Love, Stephanie
To Daniela Petters: Dearest Daniela, today is a day in which you are meant to be honored and I hope you feel as such. You are such a loving grandmother to Hannah and you always let us know that you are there for us. Thank you for being there. As Always, Stephanie
To Katina Hester: Dearest Sis, You are a phenomenal woman who has this strength that will keep you and Ashley strong as a family unit. Hats off to you with all that you have accomplished with Ashley and personally. XOXO, Stephanie
To Corrina Milito: Happy Mother's Day, Corrina! I can't think of anyone I'd rather go through this parenting journey with than you. Maeve is lucky to have you for a mother, and I'm lucky to have you for a best friend! Love, Julie
To the API Staff: There are some super moms who make API work everyday. Happy Mother's Day to Amy, Art, Avril, Brandy, Jennifer, Julie, Lisa, Marie, Melissa AC, Melissa C, Melissa H, Nancy, Rita, Stephanie, and Valerie. Thanks to your families for sharing your mothering skills and many other talents with us.
To the API Resource Advisory Council: Happy Mother's Day to the API Resource Advisory Council mothers: Beth Nielsen Chapman, Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith, Kathy Diaz, Molly Henry, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Minda Lazarov, Jill Flowers, Ann Fundis, Wendy Goldstein, Jan Jacobson, Dorothy Marcic, and Christine Orrall.
To the API Board of Directors: Happy Mother's Day to our mothers who are dedicated to helping mothers by serving on the API Board of Directors: Lu Hanessian, Reedy Hickey, Gena Kirby, Carlotta Crawford, and Janet Jendron. Thank you, from the API Staff and membership.