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Breaking News – The Real MVP is Named!

By : Aanchal Jain 0 Comments

by Susanne Taylor~

Obviously, if you are reading this blog you have an appreciation for sports and in almost every sporting competition an MVP, Most Valuable Player, or a Champion is declared.And today that is exactly who we would like to discuss, the Real MVP.


For there is no heart greater than that of a mother and she is the champion that is behind us all. It seems only fitting that with all the progress that women are making today in so many important areas that we honor all women with this Mother’s Day tribute.

Thus, we at inPhorm are declaring the most valuable player, the greatest champion, the true MVP, Mom!

Mother’s will go to no end to sacrifice for their children.  It could be something as small as not eating her meal serving so there is plenty for the rest of the family to eat or something much greater like working multiple jobs to support her family. There are very few Mothers I know that would not, without hesitation, give up their life to save their child.

And since inPhorm is all about women’s athletic apparel, let’s discuss how many moms sacrifice so their child can play in athletics…be it financially or simply sitting outside in sub-zero temps to cheer the child on…they are sacrificing with absolutely no expectations of anything in return. And then there is the whole, “I almost had a heart attack,” factor.  Because as a mother of athletic children, I can tell you firsthand that you are a nervous wreck watching your child compete. So, in one way Mothers risk their own health by supporting their children and this is certainly not limited to athletic competitions.

I have taken the liberty of collecting a few photos of famous Moms with their athletic children that I think would back me up on all of this.  I hope you enjoy them.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 21: In this handout photo provided by Tennis Australia HRH Prince William (C) poses with Serena Williams of the United States of America and her mother Oracene Price during day four of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 21, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Benjamin Solomon/Tennis Australia via Getty Images)
US swimmer Michael Phelps (R) talks to his mother Debbie after he competed in the final of the men’s 4×100 medley relay swimming event in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on July 31, 2011. The United States won gold. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) ORIG FILE ID: DV_To_Getty_5178847_0
Tennessee head coach emeritus Pat Summitt hugs her mother Hazel Head after a banner in Summitt’s honor was raised before an NCAA college basketball game between the Tennessee and the Notre Dame on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
United States’ Ashton Eaton gets a hug from his mother Roslyn Eaton, as his fiancee Brianne Theisen looks on, after winning the decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

There is also a super fun website that lists a trivia quiz on 10 famous Moms.  Here is the link: I scored only 8 out of 10.

Take this 5-second quiz.  It’s fun. And let us know how you score by tagging inPhorm on any social media platform you prefer with #MomMyScoreIs followed by the number.

Here is a little additional trivia regarding Mother’s Day and the day as defined by Wikipedia:

  • “Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May.” Initial proclamation: 1870 (Julia Howe wrote the first Mother’s Day proclamation asking women everywhere to join for world peace)
  • Founders: Julia Ward Howe | Ann Jarvis | Anna Jarvis
  • Earliest beginnings: 1868 (Ann Jarvis created a committee to establish ‘Mother’s Friendship Day’)
  • Became nationally recognized: 1914 (proclamation signed by Woodrow Wilson)
  • Founding country: United States
  • First celebrated: 1908 (Anna held a memorial for her mother Ann)”

Lastly, for fun facts related to Mothers, check out this article on 8 of History’s Greatest Tributes to Mothers.

And while we at inPhorm cannot compare to Paul McCartney’s tribute song to his Mom, “Let it Be,” or compare to Brahms’s, “Requiem,” we can tell you that we HONOR all women and motherhood.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you Moms out there! You bless us, and we love and appreciate you.

inPhorm dedicates this blog to all Moms and pledges to continue its effort to making you clothes that you can feel feminine, confident, and proud of wearing while maintaining your health through fitness. We want you to know the inPhorm brand stands behind you!

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