What You Love About Mom: May Instagram Challenge

by Amy Azzarito

With Mother’s Day this month, we were all about celebrating our moms – and one day didn’t seem long enough to thank her for all she’s done. All of us on the design*sponge team, dug through old photos to find great pictures of our Moms and for our, May Instagram challenge, we asked you to do the same. (See the design*sponge team moms here: Grace’s mom, Max’s mom, Silka’s mom, and my mom). It was so much fun to see photos of everyone’s mom (The outfits!) Thank you to everyone who entered! And congrats to our three winners!-Amy Azzarito

(Winners, please send us your address at submissions at designsponge dot com)

Image above: (Winner #1) From tarynmccabe: “I love my mom because she’s a go-getter, my style muse, and saved her best clothes for me! This was taken about 1970.”

Image above: (Winner #2) From skinstories: “I love mom for teaching me how to be relentless when in search of fun and happiness.”

See more of the instagram challenge winners after the jump!

Image above: (Winner #3) From that_abby: “Happy Mother’s Day to my charming mama. I’m so happy to have inherited your independent nature and ‘I can make that’ mentality.

Image above: (Runner Up #1) From mischaleemade: “I love my mom for being a scrapper and teaching me to be a feminist before I’d even heard of the word.”

Image above: (Runner Up #2) From erikaamerikaa: “What I love most about my mom is her adventurous spirit. In the last 2.5 years, she’s lived on three different continents (in four different countries), and travelled to over 10 countries, all solo. Suffice it to say, she’s my biggest inspiration, AND motivation to never stay still and always keep exploring.”

Image above: (Runner Up #3) From kelzuki: “Never, ever apologizes for being one of the smartest and most powerful women around.”

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  • Wow, so giddy to see my mom up there! She takes care of my grandma, helps out with my dad, and is the go-to person for a listening ear for the extended family. I don’t know how she does it all! Thanks for helping me honor her. :)