honoring moms

"She is patient and positive. During her first pregnancy, her husband was deployed in Afghanistan. She came to live with my family (so I could care for her during her pregnancy), but ended up caring for my two boys and me as I was surprised by a pregnancy of my own and was super sick. Her husband returned from his deployment just in time to see their first baby girl be born but had to return a week later to finish his deployment. Jaime is now pregnant with her 2nd baby, and I'm so thrilled she and her husband can be together this time around!

She is not only kind, patient, and loving as a mother, but as a sister, friend, and navy wife." -Jacque
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**Throughout the week, we will be honoring outstanding moms by sharing a selection of essays that were submitted to Puj. Thank you for sharing your stories of moms who have inspired you!