To my mom, for making me feel better than I am and encouraging me to be better than I am.
To my mom in law and stepmom, for widening the circle, letting me in, and teaching me.
To my grandmas, for their examples of strength and fortitude.
To my sister and sisters in law, for instilling traits I admire in their children and hope to instill in my own.
To my friends, with and without children, for having some special quality that connected me to you, giving me vision of growth in myself.