Today, it’s all about you.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the women in my life (and virtual life). Check out this week’s column and give yourself a nice big hug from me.


  1. Great column. Here’s hoping you do get an afternoon off from the trenches.

  2. that was really sweet. your kids ARE lucky!

  3. I loved that article! So true!
    p.s. are you still planning on something for the BL finale on Tuesday?

  4. So well said. Love it!
    Happy Mothers Day!

  5. Great thoughts Annie. Happy Mother’s Day to you!!

  6. Love the correlation between Mother’s and Soldier’s–so true! I don’t know what it is about honoring a parent that gets me, but MAN I’ve been emotional today!

  7. annie valentine says:

    Camille – I’ll be in Florida so no finale party 🙁

  8. In true Annie style, very well written. You are a soldier of love (donny osmand) tee,hee

  9. Can I just say… rock!

  10. happy mother’s day – you are amazing!

  11. Yep, they are lucky! Great article Annie!

  12. I could almost hear the triumphant music playing in the background!

  13. The happy tears are flowin’! You are amazingly talented. And I’m not just talking about being a wonderful mommy who deserves more than a day off. I’m talking about your written words. I appreciate so much that you type and let anyone and everyone read. Thank you! THANK YOU!