Never underestimate the power of a mom. My mom was not a college graduate. She was not wealthy or famous. One thing my Mom constantly gave me was unconditional love. She taught me about Jesus and trained me how to be a good citizen. She is in heaven now but I still have what she has given me today after over 60 years. I thank God for my mother and all moms out there that are passing on the right things for their children.

Gallup polls continue to show moms provide the dominant influence in the lives of children. Over a 50 year span (1950 to 2000) polls on maternal influence went up a few percentage points. Ladies, you have the floor when it comes to influencing your kids. How are you influencing them today?