Minnesota Energy Resources is celebrating moms this Mother’s Day. The company asked employees to submit pictures and provide a few comments about why they love being a mom.

Here are their words.

“We love being grandparents to all five of our grandkids. We love to spend Mother’s Day with them all!” — Danelle Pietsch, customer service associate

“My family is why I work safe. They are my whole life.” — Laurie Gillette, customer service associate

“I love being a mom because it’s my greatest accomplishment, and I love the impromptu moments that I get to talk to or spend with my adult daughter these days. Every minute of it is worth it.” — Lindsey Stolp, administrative assistant

“Being a mother is the best and most rewarding job there is! It’s so fun to watch them grow and develop their own personality. They are the reason I work safe and do my best every day.” — Nicole McCarthy, account manager