Despite being practically a child herself, my mom gave my brothers and me a childhood that I can’t put into words. Whether it was days spent at our favorite playground—Bob Meyer Park in Medford—nights nursing us back to health or the countless runs back and forth to Parkway School in Mount Laurel to drop off something one of us inevitably forgot, she was just always there. I’ve never known a life where I couldn’t depend on her, and I don’t take that for granted.
This month is a great reminder to celebrate the women in our life—like my mom—who inspire us. Our Women of the Year have overcome some of the darkest moments to help others, while others have dedicated their careers to community service. Speaking with these women has showed me that it really does take a village—of strong, empowering women—to turn South Jersey into the community we love so much.
From Our Family to Yours,
Managing Editor, Suburban Family Magazine
Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 3 (May, 2016).
For more info on Suburban Family Magazine, click here.
For information about advertising in Suburban Family Magazine, click here.
To find out where to pick up your copy of Suburban Family Magazine, click here.