Happy Mother's Day!!
This Sunday is the day we celebrate moms. We thank them for their love and support. We appreciate the nights that they stayed up with us when we were sick, and didn't quit until we felt better. We are grateful for their strength that pulled us through the toughest of times, and their quick thinking to get us out of the stickiest of situations. We applaud them for the grace they show even when they are buried under dirty laundry, puke, and/or boogers. They are the real superheroes.
I am not a mom (unless you count my dog, Buttons, and my cat, Taffy). But I am surrounded by so many amazing mothers, and I am so blessed to be able to know them. My own mom being one of them. She was a single mom who raised 2 girls on her own. She kicked butt and made a career for herself, and she was always there for her daughters. She taught me how to be an independent woman, and she never wanted me to lose my sassiness. Mama, I know there were probably times where you weren't sure if you were doing the whole parenting thing right, but you totally did. And I think I got so lucky to get to have you for a mom.
Director of Sales and Marketing Arielle, with her mom
Customer Experience Manager Shay with her mom
We have moms here at OWB, and I can't say enough what an incredible example these women are to me. Angie, Denise, and Brooke are all amazing mommies. I watch them juggle between their work roles and their roles as parents and it's nothing short of awesome. I've seen Angie write product descriptions while getting her little boy lunch, I've seen Denise have a phone call with her daughter about school assignments while placing an order with a supplier in China. If someone ever says that it can't be done, they just need to look at these women. They inspire me everyday to be better as a person, and at my job. I admire them greatly.
Our Fearless Leader, Denise, with her 3 kids
Manager, Angie, with her 3 boys and her husband
Graphic & Web Designer and Blog Collab Manager, Brooke with her 3 kiddos
To all of the mommies out there: Happy Mothers Day! We are so happy to have you guys on this journey with us. Thanks for all of the support and love that you have given us since we relaunched in February. It has been the craziest, most exhausting, most incredible 3 months of my life. And I know I couldn't have done it without the "Moms".
- Arielle Boardman