When Chiew Wenqi's father walked out on her mum to be with his other family, she went from wealthy 'tai tai' to part-time beer promoter and school cleaner overnight. Despite this, she persevered for the sake of raising her daughter. For her noble self-sacrifice, she wins First Prize in STOMP's Top Mum Awards 2011.
When Thitipat Chansriniyom's mother came to Singapore to visit him, he ended up making her cry for the first time. He later cried to sleep knowing what he had done. Thitipat writes his apology, and also his Mother's Day tribute.
STOMPer Babyberri did all sorts of things to spite her mother after her father left them, but her mum never stopped loving her.
Sobana Rachael says her mother Mohanarani (Rose) has been a constant pillar of support in her life, helping her through some very difficult times in her life.
Rahilah's mother is always silently supporting her and her sister. Even when Rahilah was on the verge of divorce, her mother stood by her decision.
Jacob's grandmother once told him, 'You are like grass, and your mother is the sun. The sun helps the grass to grow, but once the grass is fully grown, it can never repay the sun.' But Jacob wishes to try to repay his mother for her hard work in this Mother's Day tribute.
May used to hate Mother's Day because it coincided with her birthday and meant that she had to share the limelight with her mother. But after becoming her Mother herself, she has realised the pains of motherhood and thanks her mother.
STOMPer Jessica remembers the dark period in her life when her dad lost his job and turned to alcohol and gambling, and borrowed from loansharks. However, Jessica's mother forgave her father, a decision that would 'change their lives forever.'
STOMPer Poor Thing loves her mother, but finds it really hard to tell her mother how she feels. The STOMPer found the perfect solution by expressing her love for her mother with this entry.
STOMPer Wendy was moved to tears when her mother said: 'I will love you forever even if you don't want me one day.' The STOMPer regrets regarding her mother as a stranger when she was younger.
Andrea Sim is the youngest child in her family and her mother is already 60 years old. However, her mother still wakes up at 4am daily just to cook lunch for the family.
Jasmine's father passed away last year, and it was a hard time for her family, especially for her mother. However, despite all that, her mother still has her 'happy-go-lucky mode' in her.
When Chiew Wenqi was just five years old, her bankrupt father left her mum and her to fend for themselves. Her mother, who previously had a maid to serve her, had to become a cleaner and beer promoter to support Wenqi and pay for the flat.
Ranieri's mother is not just her mother, she's also her best friend, teacher, advisor and confidante. The pair are inseparable and have no secrets from each other.
Michelle Wang is now a mother of two, but she has not yet forgotten her own aged mother. Like in the book Tuesdays with Morrie, she remembers how important each day with her mother is.
Ariel Yap's mother has the dedication and willingness of not just a mother, but as a wife and a daughter-in-law. She resigned from her long-time job to stay at home and look after her sick grandmother and the family.
Her mother was her pillar of strength and listening ear. Nurul Zailani can never imagine growing up without her.
STOMPer Valentine recalls fondly how her mother used her hands to caress her cheeks and lovingly made her breakfast every morning. Now, her mother's hands are bent and swollen at the joints, and Valentine wishes she 'had her mother's hands.'
When STOMPer Georgina was sent to a Girls' Home, her mother did not turn her back on the STOMPer and instead visited her daily without fail. Georgina wants to thank her mother for the unconditional love she has shown her, despite being a difficult child.
STOMPer Muhamad Faris was so scared he would never see his mother again after she went through a heart bypass operation to treat her heart problem. He would pray every day to ask God to make sure that nothing would happen to mother.
Victoria Hoo is only 21 this year, but she owns three successful clothing stores. This is due to her mother's support for her over the years, including working a part-time job just to take over a store for her then 16-year-old daughter to run.