Oklahoma City is full of amazing people, and raising those awesome Okies are AMAZING Oklahoma City area moms! Our Mom of the Month series highlights awesome mamas all around the metro. Our Mom of the Month recipients have been nominated by their friends, co-workers, spouses and even their children! OKCMB hopes to encourage these special moms every month, and we are able to do that thanks to our wonderful sponsor, Whole Foods Market! In honor of Mother’s Day, we want to reflect back on our 2018 Moms of the Month, and encourage you to nominate a special mama you know!
Heather was nominated by her daughter! Read more about how this mama of two advocates for her son and other children with hearing loss in our state.
Kourtney was nominated by a co-worker! This NICU nurse cares for her own children as well as some of Oklahoma’s tiniest. We are so thankful for the care she gives to her patients and their families.
Blythe was nominated by a friend for her “relentless positivity”. This mama is a strong advocate for self care, and is passionate about encouraging other women to take care of themselves so they can better take care of their children.
Katie was nominated by a friend for her devotion to her family and her advocacy for safe transportation for Oklahoma’s children. She’s a working mom of two boys who still manages to be there for and inspire her friends!
Jessie was nominated anonymously for the love she shows her own children as well as the children who attend her dance studio. Jessie is a homeschooling mom of two who owns her own business and teaches her children the importance of caring for others.
Amy was nominated by her friend Melissa. She is an awesome foster/adoptive mama of 2 beautiful girls and also works as a funeral director.
Mindy was nominated by her friend Britnie. She is a momma to three kiddos, one with serious health issues. Her bright personality and positive outlook inspire those around her!
This military wife was nominated by her friend Becky who admires her ability to manage so many things while her husband is away!
Jena was nominated by her friend Katie who describes her as “the definition of having a village”. We should all aspire to be this mom!
Marci is a mama who has struggled with infertility, and is such an encouragement to other moms who walk that path. Her friend Jennifer describes her as the most selfless woman she knows, who never takes a moment with her daughter for granted.
Lana was nominated by Heather Koontz who describes her as the most kind-hearted, passionate mom she’s ever met. Lana is the FOUNDER of the Foster Care and Adoptive Association of Oklahoma. We are in awe of all the work she does for foster children across our state!
Nikki, who her friend Heather Grose describes as “extraordinary” is a supermom of a blended family and wife of a cancer survivor. She loves watching her children develop their own unique styles and grow in independence.
Ellen is a mama to two awesome boys with special needs. Her friend Miranda, who nominated her, says she’s a “whirlwind of tasks and smiles”. We love what a dedicated advocate Ellen is for all children with developmental delays.
Stephanie is the mom to QUADRUPLETS and opens her home to foster care as well. Her friend Haley nominated her and says “her ability to care so deeply for others and her patience in all situations is really inspiring.” And did we mention that she has quadruplets?
Tausha was nominated by Heather White AND her husband Tracey (so sweet!) She is the mom to SEVEN beautiful children and opens up her home to foster care as well. Her positive impact in the OKC community is simply too much to name here, be sure to read up about her to see just how incredible Tausha is!
Thank you to Whole Foods Market for their generous sponsorship! We love meeting these amazing mamas and sharing their stories with you every month! Happy Mother’s Day!