Thank you to everyone who contributed an essay for our Speak Your Mind Contest! We were thrilled to get so many honest, thoughtful, and often, surprising, contributions.
And now it’s time to announce our winner, who will receive a $50 gift certificate from Spafinder.com:
(drum roll here, please - c’mon, use your imaginations!)
Thordora, get those kids to a sitter because you’re off for some pampering!
Here’s this week’s Speak Your Mind Question:
Have become less ambitious about your career and personal goals since having kids?
Write your answer as a short essay and submit it to Work It, Mom! (Yes, you have to join the site, which will take just a few seconds, and our online article submission form is extremely simple. Plus you will have an article published with your own byline, which - ask any blogger or author - is a good thing.) Then post the link to your submission on your personal blog or email it to your friends and ask them to vote for your essay. The author of the essay on the weekly topic with the highest number of votes will win a $50 gift certificate from Spafinder.com!
If youâ€™re a member of Work It, Mom! you can submit your essay using our quick online submission form. Your essay need not be long and what you write is entirely up to you!
If youâ€™re not a member, join Work It, Mom! by clicking here, and then submit your article using this link.
The winner will be announced on Thursday, July 5.
Weâ€™re eager to read your submissions! If you have any questions about Speak Your Mind, please post them as a comment so everyone can see the answer. *Please be sure to put the topic of this weekâ€™s Speak Your Mind in your submission.*
Anyone who submits an essay on the weekly topic to Work It, Mom! is eligible to win, but you can’t win for 3 months after you’ve already won and not more than 3 times per year. Why? Because we want to spread the goodness!
If youâ€™d like to post your submission in full on your personal blog, go for it. (Just include the link to your essay on Work It, Mom! to get more votes!)