Everyday Heroes and Role Models for our Daughters

We asked 20 Canadian writers to share who they would nominate for the Dove Celebrate Mom Contest. Here's who Deanna Tousignant, from Maple Leaf Mommy would nominate.

Deanna Tousignant

Maple Leaf Mommy

I sat here thinking about how there are so many amazing moms out there doing fantastic things both big and small, donating their time, fund-raising for charities, volunteering, working through adversity, struggling with disease, inventing, creating, and producing. I thought of the many inspiring women who work as scientists, political activists, artists, dancers, Olympic athletes, writers, environmentalists, brain surgeons, judges or lawyers. And I realized I didn't want to nominate a single one of them...

Read Deanna's full story here...

Know an amazing mom who’s an inspiration to women and girls? Celebrate her!

Visit www.CelebrateMom.ca by September 4th to nominate her for the Dove Celebrate Mom Contest.

She could win $2,500 for herself and $2,500 to be donated to the charity of her choice. But more importantly, you’ll be introducing young girls to real role models who inspire them to reach their full potential! Nominate her now!

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Deanna is a mom with two rambunctious young girls, who loves to share their adventures through the everyday.