Illinois Country Living’s Mother of the year

2009 Mother of the Year winner

2009 recipient Doyne Miller with nominator and daughter, Janet Ramey.

While every mother is special, some are just extraordinary in their willingness to help their families and others. If your mom or another mom in your community is deserving of this honor, nominate her. Tell us in 500 words about that special mom, what she does and why she deserves to win the title.

Just fill out the entry form below or email your essay to Or just check the February 2013 issue of Illinois Country Living for the application on page 27.


Mother of the Year Entry Form

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*We would only contact her if she wins
** The text field for this essay is not a text editor and does not autosave any submissions into the field. Please copy and paste your essay from the text editor of your choosing(word, google docs).