Dollar General and P&G Honor Moms as Everyday Heros {Giveaway}

Every day average moms do extraordinary things for their families, friends and communities. From making dinner every night to raising money for the PTA, moms are sacrificing and giving their time to make a difference in both big and small ways.

Moms are Everyday Heros

Dollar General and Proctor and Gamble are teaming up to recognize those moms as the Everyday Heros they are. To help celebrate mom, they invite you to upload a video to their site describing why a mom you know is an Every Day Hero.

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Dollar General and P&G are also giving away a prize package of products to one Mommie Daze reader. The pack includes  Tide® Pods, Febreze® Auto Air Freshener, Always® Radiant, Tampax® Radiant, Secret® Coco Butter Clear Gel, Old Spice® Champion Deodorant and a Dollar General chip clip.

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Contest ends 05/24/2012 at 12:01 a.m. Winner will be notified by email. Open to residents of the U.S. ages 18 and older. This post was made possible by Dollar General and P&G. Thoughts are my own. Prize is supplied by sponsor.

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  1. My best friend works 2 jobs right now because she is a single mom and trying to make it on her own.

  2. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    My daughter-in-law is a hero mom in my book. She handles the kids, the home, and my son beautifully!

  3. Jamie Brigham says:

    I believe all moms are everyday heroes, we grew and gave life to a human being. We take care of them when they are sick, we kiss boo-boo’s we teach them to be great people and we can go without sleep for a # of days. Even when we are sick we still manage strength to get out of bed and take care of our families.

  4. Jennifer B says:

    my mil is a mom hero, she raised 7 kids by herself.

  5. My own mother is my everyday hero! She had to work FT plus take care of kids, the house, and everything else that comes with life. She taught us to keep going, no matter what and believe in a good future for yourself. As an adult I can really appreciate those lessons now.

  6. My mom’s a hero because she took care of me.

  7. Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    My mom is amazing because she has always been there for me and believed in me when no one else would

  8. Shannon Baas says:

    My mom was when we were growing up. She raised 4 kids, her sister, and a foster daughter. Along with this, she helped my dad in the family business until we got old enough to help and was busy with school and church activities.

  9. My mother is an every day Hero because she works 60+ hours a week but still manages to help watch my daughter,take care of my brother & grandmother on top of helping friends.

  10. Jessica says:

    My sister has a 16 year old, 2 year old twins and a newborn. I don’t know how she keeps her sanity, but she is a very patient person and deals with a back talking teenager, the terrible 2s x 2 and colic every day.

  11. My friend Janet – single mom, works, takes time to play

  12. lestergg says:

    Moms are a hero for the love and care they extend to their familities.

  13. Tari Lawson says:

    My niece is an everyday hero. She works full time (is the major breadwinner) and has managed to buy her first home for her family. She also manages to make it to all her kids activities and put them first.

  14. fawn strunk says:

    I believe that all mom’s in my book are everyday hero’s. It is so hard to raise kids these days

  15. Being a mom, working full time, getting the kids to school, making sure they do there homework, get there physical therapy, get a healthy meal and good nights sleep every day, keeping a clean environment for them while maintaining a home and making time to take them out for fun

  16. Kristy Thiel says:

    She always has a smile on her face, even when things get tough!

  17. elven johnson says:

    My friend is a great mom. She home schools & makes aprons for extra money.

  18. crystle tellerday says:

    my mom is a cna that goes to peoples houses everyday and takes care of them

  19. Susan Smith says:

    My Mom is a hero because she raised us on her own while working.

  20. My mother in law is an everyday hero for always helping out but never overstepping any boundaries. She’s amazing!

  21. Carmen Peterson says:

    my sister as a military wife cares for her three children while her husband is deployed.

  22. Charlotte Padgett says:

    The Mom I’m thinking of is always doing things to help others even though she has a full-time job and keeps up her own house and garden and pets.

  23. Stephanie says:

    my mom is the best mom

  24. Dwayne Berry says:

    Putty up with our little girl’s endless chatter.

  25. Just by being a good mom

  26. Jessica T. says:

    A friend of mine is raising her two sons who are 7 and 9 by herself since her husband passed away 2 years ago. She is also homeschooling them. She’s terrific.

  27. Tabathia B says:

    My mother who in the last 3 years has had to deal with my being in the hospital for two weeks (ICU), herself being in and out for 6 months and my dad losing his leg and my aunt just passed away. She has had bad days and she still doesn’t get down she looks ahead

  28. Moms always make everything better

  29. I never realized how hard my Mom worked until I became a Mom. She never lost her temper with us, and we sure gave her enough opportunities.

  30. Aimee W says:

    My mother is a hero. She would give you the shirt off her back if you needed it. She is loving and kind.

  31. brandy g. says:

    My Mom, she takes of everyone else and puts herself behind everyone. She is an everyday hero to me.

  32. linda lansford says:

    my mom always was on my team

  33. dani marie says:

    my mom is because she welcomes everyone with open arms and would give you the shirt off her back.

  34. Miz Vickik says:

    All moms are heroes. It’s the toughest job there is! =)

  35. My mom was a hero because she always put everyone else’s needs before her own

    trippyjanet at gmail dot com

  36. Brittani says:

    My mom would do anything for us. She has always been an excellent example of balance and love.

  37. debbie jackson says:

    my mom is a hero for her hard work with my paralyzed brother

  38. Karen Gonyea says:

    Every mom is an everyday hero !! We are incredible people :)

  39. Tonya Dean says:

    My mom raised 5 kids and has been partially blind her whole life. She’s amazing.


  40. Ashley Hatten says:

    my mom is a hero because she was single until I was 7 and still went to school while working full time and raising me :) thanks!!

  41. Courage to admit and treat mental illness

  42. Diane Baum says:

    My friend Bonnie is an everyday hero, she took in a child who had no where else to live.

  43. Trevor Clinger says:

    A mom that work from 8 am to 10 pm to provide food on the table for my kids.

  44. April V. says:

    My mom is an everyday hero because while she is on a very fixed income, she helps everyone she has – including enlisting the aid of all of her friends as needed. And everyone does these things willingly because she puts so much of herself out there too.

  45. My own mom- she works her butt off to support the family. She is stressed out all the time but makes good arrangements for our family structure. Truely amazing!

  46. Encouraging her dreamer of a son.


  47. candace swoveland says:

    just being there for your kids at any time

  48. My best friend. Her husband had to leave the state to take a job while she was pregnant. She had to go through the pregnancy all by herself while also taking care of her 3 other kids. While her husband was able to come home for the birth, she again was alone for 6 more months raising 4 kids before she was able to sell the house and move to be with her husband. It was a hard time, but she was able to do it.

  49. Angela H says:

    I know lots of moms that would be every day heros! They take care of the kids, activities, the house and work. All of this even when sick because everyone knows moms dont’t/can’t get sick. ;)

  50. Leslie L. Stanziani says:

    I know a mom whose fiancee was murdered .he had supported her and her 2 children(from a previous abusive relationship).She overcame and now has great career and one child in collage and the other graduating with full scholarships and a 4.0 gpa.

  51. susan varney says:

    i lost my mom and so did my husband but i know a great mom and that would be my daughter-in-law she does such a great job with the grandchildren. loving,caring ,listening, teaching you name it we’re very proud and lucky to have her

  52. Being able to juggle kids and work and support of the family.

  53. Kim Smith says:

    My best friend is my hero because she is not afraid to try something new. She inspires me to kepp going

  54. Working multiple jobs to make ends meet for her family. My mom is my hero.

  55. elizabeth p says:

    My mom is an everyday hero, she raised five kids and is helping raise some of her grandkids.

  56. My mom did everything, from cooking to financials, to helping my dad with the computer and paperwork part of his work.

  57. D Schmidt says:

    My Mom is a hero for putting up with me for 30 years, its only since I had my boys I realized how challenging being a parent can be.

  58. Paula Tavernie says:

    Shes always giving and never taking!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  59. Erica C. says:

    My mom deals with a lot of the family drama on her own and is a great person to go to for help.

  60. She cares about everybody else first and always helps whenever she can.

  61. Amber Carter says:

    my mother-in-law for taking my son for a few days!

  62. Damian J says:

    My mom is my hero. She always puts everyone else before herself. She is 67 years old and still works 3 days per week as a nurse.

  63. Kelly D says:

    My mom is a hero because she is a good listener and always tries to help out.

  64. misty sunrise says:

    by just being herself. :)

  65. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    My mom she took care of my father as he died of cancer after 16 YEAR FIGHT
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  66. Jaque R. says:

    Love, empathy and courage….that is what maid my mom a hero. :-) Thank you.

  67. jessica schueler says:

    my mom is a hero she has ms and raised 3 teenage girls still does everything a mom should do and more

  68. Christine says:

    handling life

  69. Melanie Montgomery says:

    My mom is always there for me. She’s my rock.

  70. Laurie Emerson says:

    My mom as she was a military wife for 25 years and then went on to finish college at 60 years old.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  71. Patrice says:

    My mom is an everyday hero because she makes sure that everyone gets what they need!

  72. amy deeter says:

    my mother.she raised all her kids well

  73. amberlyn johnson says:

    My mom is my everyday hero. Raised 3 kids on her own. My 1 brother is severely disabled. She has never gave up in life. As of last weekend at the age of 53 she graduated top of her class with her masters in teaching. Such a role model

  74. Jessica Hays says:

    No matter what she is in a good mood and smiling!

    jessicaahays at hotmail dot com

  75. All moms are everyday heroes..especially the ones who get up every morning to make sure the family is fed when they’d really like to get a few more minutes of sleep or the ones who stay up later to read just one more story when they know they have dishes to do and they really would like to go to bed themselves.

  76. Michaela R says:

    My mom used to work 2 jobs just to make ends meet as a single parent and still give us the best life possible.

  77. my SIL is an everyday hero mom because she is always willing to give of herself for her kids

  78. Debbie Haas says:

    Moms are the first line of defense in this world. We monitor, coach, encourage, love, teach, and train our children. I am now watching our grown children do the same for their children :)

  79. Sylvia Ortiz says:

    My mother-in-law is an Everyday Hero; after my husband’s first wife passed away (at a young age) he was left with raising 2-year old twin boys alone. His Mom (my mother-in-law) stepped in and raised her grandchildren as her own. The boys are now 21 years, and she has yet to stop “giving & providing” for them, as well as for welcome me & my children into her family with no prejudice.

  80. shirley H says:

    I think most moms are heros,whether you work a full time job or stay at home mom. Being a mom is a hard job,when everyone elses day is over a moms job never ends,even when laying in bed,things are still running thru your mind of what you need to do or plans for the next day.

  81. Heather W says:

    I think all mom’s are heros. Who else gets up in the middle of the night, cleans your puke and gives you unlimited hugs?
    lovefool827 (at) yahoo (dotcom)

  82. Jeni Lutz says:

    My best friend is my hero she is a single mom of three all under 3 years and is a school teacher.

  83. Tammy Schaeffer says:

    My grandma is an everyday hero! She raised her 10 children while struggling with money. And to this day, she’s still working hard helping everyone that she loves. She opens her home up for any family members that need a place to stay. She’s a really awesome woman. And she’s 82!

  84. kathy pease says:

    my mom was a hero because she was always there for me and I could talk to her about anything

  85. Kerrie Mayans says:

    My neighbor is my everyday hero. She has a 1, 3, and 5 year old and juggles a full time job. She is so patient and loving to her kids no matter how hard a day she had at work.

  86. Any mom who can juggle life with kids, taking them where they need to go, be encouraging, supportive and provides boundries is a hero to me

  87. Brittney House says:

    Always putting her children first and working hard to make sure her children grow up having a great and happy life.

  88. The thing that amazes me most about my wife or my own mother is that even when they are sick they still care for all of us if we are sick.

  89. melina r says:

    My mom is my hero because she takes care of my kids while I work.

  90. My gram is a hero. She loves unconditionally and w/o expectation and as a result every person I know loves to be around her.

  91. Leanne Hill says:

    My friend volunteers free babysitting for families that cannot afford it :)

  92. Harriett Daniel says:

    Thinking of others before herself at all times!

  93. S Campbell says:

    I think all moms are heros! The 24/7 shifts, no pay, unconditional love for their children

  94. Jessica says:

    My mom is a breast cancer survivor and has taught me so much about strength, she is definitely my hero!

  95. Michelle Tucker says:

    My sister works hard every day to make sure her three teens are taken care of. It amazes me the amount of energy she has.

  96. My Mom is the sweetest lady ever! She’s always been there for me!

  97. spirit_kim says:

    My friend is a hero mom she takes care of her kids, volunteers, and has a husband by the way.

  98. Jessica A says:

    My mom is an everyday hero she was a hospice RN for over 15 years, I still am amazed by the fact that she was able to do that job and she did it with so much love and compassion. She is amazing.

  99. Roxann Clark says:

    My mother is a hero, she raised five kids and now is helping raise grandchildren

  100. carol lewis says:

    Never giving up always there for her kids. My daughter.

  101. Millie McClave says:

    My MIL is the best! 89 years old and still going strong. She is always there for whoever needs her.
    8 children 21 grand children, 30 great grandchildren and she never forgets a birthday or to pick up the phone just to say hello.

  102. Cee Love says:

    My mom is my everyday hero.. she just always seems to have the answers!

  103. Betty C says:

    My daughter is an everyday hero. She had the courage to leave an abusive marriage and raise her children on her own. Every day she lets them know how proud she is of their accomplishments and helps them set goals to be productive adults.

  104. My mom is a everyday hero, she does everything, and does it all without complaint.

  105. A mom is a hero when she puts herself aside to focus on her children.

  106. My mom is an everyday hero because she’s overcome a lot of obstacles in her life.

  107. Beverly M says:

    I think a good mom is one that loves her children and does the best she can do to take good care of them.

  108. Wendy McBride says:

    Moms are heroes! We have to do so much. Take care of the kids and all!

    wendym at cableone dot net

  109. Veronica Garrett says:

    They are a lot of ladies at our church who volunteer at the church even though they have children of their own to take care of .

  110. James Coyne says:

    My mom is a hero because she is always there when i need her

  111. christie kammerer says:

    Being the “everything” to everyone.

  112. Marcy Strahan says:

    My Mom! She is always someone who I can tell my deepest secrets & she never judges me.

  113. Deborah Wallin says:

    The husband of the family had a mental breakdown, and was no longer able to work, so the mother had to go back to work, after being a stay at home Mom with her six children, and become the primary provider.

  114. Moms who work a job (or two) and still manage to participate in activities with their kids, I know a few of these moms :)

  115. shirley zolenski says:

    My mom is an everyday hero raising us two kids on barely no money but always making due.

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