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Mom Appreciation Essay Contest

By | Homeschool Encouragement

We know this year moms need extra encouragement this Mother’s Day. Homeschool Planet is sponsoring a Mom Appreciation Essay Contest. We cannot wait to read what your child has to say!

Mom Appreciation Essay Contest

Mom Appreciation Essay Contest Details

Essay Topic: What I Appreciate about My Mom

Ages: K-3rd, 4th-5th, middle school, high school

Essay Rules:

  • Essay must be related to the topic specified.
  • Essay must not be more than 500 words.
  • Essay must be an original work.
  • Essay for children in 6th grade & above must be typed.
  • One entry per child.
  • Please note on the entry your child’s age and grade.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to one child in each age group. The prize will be a $25 lesson plan credit and a $25 Amazon gift card.

How to Enter: Please submit your entry to richele@homeschoolplanet.com by May 31st. Contest winner will be announced by June 15th.

Please note that all entries may be subject to use in our newsletter or social media channels.


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There were times a couple of years’ back that I just wanted to cry—a lot. I don’t know if any of you out there have ever been there. I am not (nor was I ever) the run of the mill soccer game drop off, gooey cookie making, hot-yoga meditating mom. Most of the time, I was a mess. I still don’t usually get up and put my face on or sip a cup of tea, and read God’s Word before the children wake up. I am a shower, brush my teeth, make breakfast, clean while hearing the Bible on audio, work-at-home, and do it all over again the next day type of mom.

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