Mommy & Me Contest

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  • Rebecca and Justice Worthington of Tuxedo "This is my son Justice and I on his 7th Birthday in April. There's no greater joy in this world then my son!"

  • Frances Rosado and mom Wanda of Warwick "Always together."

  • Cheryl and Doreen Berg of Sparta. "Like Mother like daughter. This was the night of my wedding rehearsal. My mother Doreen, by my side always my support, my guidance, my best friend. It is true what they say, that mothers were chosen by God to be those special influences in their children's lives. Mine was certainly the biggest and most meaningful influence I could have imagined possible."

  • Kelly Herman of Stanhope and her mom, Stephanie in Disney.

  • Brandi Kerr of Polk, Pa. holding Erica at a family Christmas party.

  • Dawn Fantasia of Franklin and her three children, Maria Margot (15), Aidan (13), and Lila Claire (11).

  • Adrienne and James Murphy of Vernon on a cruise of the Southern Caribean 2005 for James' 12th birthday.

  • Liane Herman with sons Cole (8) and Logan (4). "Why we love you Mommy: Your nice, your funny, you always help us and you love us to the moon, stars, planets and back! You have nice taste. Your never a sore sport when we play games. Your smart and beautiful and we hope you and Grandma have a very nice Mother's day! Your the best Mom ever! We love you!"

  • Kristen Milnor of Sparta "Grandma, mom and me. The most important women in my life."

  • John and Rose Coleman of Sparta "Mom and I at the park in Miller Place, N.Y."

  • The Dethmers Ladies of Warwick Mother Janine Dethmers poses with her two daugther look alikes Allison Dethmers and Heather Dethmers on Christmas Eve 2013.

  • The Cane Ladies of Chester "Four generations of Cane ladies. Pictured from left: great grandma Evelyn, granddaughter Melissa, daughter-in-law Gail, great granddaughter Melinda."

  • Amy and Heidi Lloyd of Goshen "Enjoying a delicious dinner in Newport RI."

  • Emily Collado of Goshen with her children David and Betty. "My Happy Handful. I have been a stay-at-home mom for the past five years to David and Betty. It has been a non-stop roller coaster ride; lots of ups and downs, twists and turns, and they often throw me for a loop."

  • Karen Kehrli and daughter Laura Botel of Monroe.

  • Katie Peters and her mom Maria of Lafayette "The Greatest Woman in my Life: My Mom - Mom, thank you so much for all you do for me and for always being supportive of me. I love you so much, and Happy Mother's Day!"

  • Michelle Palmer of Monroe Michelle with her daughters Nicole and Amanda Palmer. "Best Mother's Day present girls."

  • Kelly Eisenhardt of Sparta with her children on Easter Sunday a few years ago.

  • Renee and her daughter Carly Arnold of Warwick.

  • Stephanie Crowell and her mom, Rose Qualdieri of Sussex "My beautiful mom and me on my wedding day. Been there for me through bad and good."

  • Tim Toohey of Goshen sent in this picture of his daughter Shannon and wife/mom Sheila.

  • The Colon family of Chester "My brother Michael, my mother Heidi and myself, Angelica at our absolute favorite place York Beach, Maine taking our annual vacation picture. This completely describes our family."

  • Olivia and Sylvia Przydzial of Sparta "Priceless moments. Family vacation. Olivia and Sylvia with mommy and daddy."

  • Heidi Clay and her daughter, Angelica Colon of Chester "My daughter and I had just gotten our hair done and wanted a photo together."

  • Angela and Krissy Bittmann of Monroe "My mom Krissy is a superwoman! I have the best mom ever she truly means a lot to me. She would do anything for me and she is funny, nice, beautiful and takes good care of me. I don't know what I would do with out her. I love you Mom."

  • Jackie Gil and her mom Laural of Goshen "After my prom 2008. Love you mom.

  • Becky and her mom Debbie Quackenbush of Chester

  • Mother Lisamarie Spindler and daughter Gianna of Chester

  • Caroline and mommy, Kate Fedge of Sparta.

  • Carrie Ann Mullahy with children Sophia and Olivia of Monroe "Me and my babies. These are two out of my four children. Older two are camera shy. And these little munchkins drive me nuts. But I can't imagine my life without them!"

  • Elizabeth Mango and her mom Anastasia Mullin of Newton "This picture was taken shortly before my Mom, Anastasia Mullin, passed away in 2004. My sister decided to do a photo shoot but Mom was a little reluctant to cooperate and smile, which made the photo shoot even more funnier. She managed to come up with a little grin. We miss her every day."

  • Cristie Ranieri (daughter) and Barbara Ranieri-Albaroudy (mother) of Warwick "Cristie is co-owner of the Tuscan Cafe in Warwick and Barbara is Deputy Treasurer/Clerk for the Village of Warwick."

  • Heather DiMichele of Sussex "Me and my daughter Isabella at our cousing Jamie's wedding."

  • Frank DiChristina of Franklin "This was our son's Frankie 1st Mother's Day in 2005, seen with his mom Nancy Bucko at my parents house on a beatiful Spring Day."

  • Nancy and Sara Haberzettl of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., apple picking in 2011.

  • Valerie McKenna, her mom Joyce Lauricella and Parker of Sparta enjoying Christmas Day.

  • Dena and Kiana Sapp of Monroe "Me and my girl. Two peas in a pod."

  • Margaret Stanton of Chester "And the tree grows. Three and four generations. Mom/ Grandma Betty Brinkerhoff with my sister Susan and her son Jim and daughter Kat along with her daughter Ophelia and myself with my two sons Thomas and Joseph."

  • The Ambar Girls of Warwick "The Ambar Girls, Kim (Mom) and Ariel (Daughter) met up in Malta during the winter holidays. They are from Warwick, but Kim is currently working for the US Army in Italy, while Ariel is finishing her senior year at Pace University in NYC."

  • Jennifer and Jayne Hugaboo of Sparta "My role model, my best friend, my hero. My mom, Jayne and I getting ready to go out only four months after she had two brain surgeries. She is one tough cookie."

  • Suzanne Federick of Lords Valley "My aunt Marie, my cousin Kim and Dawn all great mothers and friends."

  • Caren Johnson and daughter Lauren Scarzafava of Goshen. "To the moon and back. We just love to be together. Out to dinner at our favorite place."

  • Amanda Waters and her mother Mary Frances Maranino of Highland Lakes "Mom and Me at my Bridal Shower. I am blessed to have the sweetest, most generous Mom. She is always caring for everyone in our family and we are all grateful for her."

  • Megan Pischke and her mom Danielle Pischke of Sparta "My mom is the absolute greatest. She participates in crazy events with me (like the color run), cries with me, laughs with me, and supports me with everything I do. She is my absolute best friend, and the worlds best mom a daughter could have. Happy Mothers Day!

  • Michelle and Maddie Johnson of Stanhope "You have shown me what true love is!"

  • Ashley Hendricks of Franklin "My mom and me enjoying our vacation together a few years ago."

  • Nancy Fried of Hamburg "If Tears Could Build A Stairway to Heaven: Mothers are angels on Earth. Sharonrose Fried (left), Conchita Fried (center), and Nancy Fried (right) pose for a family portrait. On May 26, 2013, their mother was tragically killed in a fatal car crash in Franklin, N.J. Conchita wasn't just a mother to her daughters, but acted as a father figure to them since their father, George, passed away suddenly in 1999. Unfortunately, Conchita was killed on their father's death anniversary. The Fried sisters' parents were buried on the same day, just fourteen years apart. Although death has separated them, a mother's love lasts forever."

  • Margie and Haleigh Espada of Chester. "Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever."- Unknown

  • Jill and Robin Kendall of Chester "The first picture was at Robin's first birthday and the second while visiting Robin at her home in Hawaii."

  • Shannon Knowlton and her mom Terri Burdett of Sparta "Getting ready for my wedding day with my mother. Oct. 19, 2013."

  • Dawn Fantasia and her mom, Betty Anne Fantasia of Ogdensburg, at The Miss Northern Skline preliminary pageant for Miss New Jersey, 1997.

  • Dana Wagoner and Ryan (little ham) of Stockholm at a professional photo shoot last mother's day.

  • Shaina and Linda Card of Goshen "Mom and daughter selfie."

  • Aiva and Justine Diaz of Chester

  • Ginny Raue of West Milford "Me and my Mom, Margaret Magnussen, 1964. Fifty years ago þÄì and a lot of livinþÄô- ago!"

  • Dr. Lisa Pathak of Milford Dr. Pathak is from India and her husband Raj Dalavai are the owners of Dingmans Medical Center. Lisa is pictured with her children Diana Dalavai (7), Sophia Dalavai (5) and Christina Dalavai (3).

  • Darrin Duurloo of Warwick Anne and Nathan Duurloo. "I love my mom and my mom loves me."

  • Gloria and Alyssa Byalick of Warwick

Happy Mother's Day!

To celebrate, we asked readers to share photos, from present and past, of their wonderful moms, wives and grandmothers.

"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother" — Abraham Lincoln.

Check out all the great submissions.

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