Letter To My Pledge Mom
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A Thank You Letter To My Pledge Mom

Thanks for never giving up on me

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Allison Turner

Dear P-Mom,

Let's be honest here, you're expecting this article. But what you're probably not expecting is what I'm about to say. I'm not the sappiest person except when I'm writing, so let's give this a shot. I promise to keep it light-hearted and funny, as that's also who I am.

I'm not going to lie, when I first met you, I was a little intimidated and slightly scared. But you can ask Sutton, I was intimidated by her at first and now she's also like my mom, so clearly I end up loving the people I am initially intimidated by. I'm not sure why I was, but it makes for an interesting story now.

Despite being intimidated, I knew I could learn a lot from you. I also knew you were always going to be there for me and all of my pledge sisters, no matter what. Having that as a freshman who didn't know what she was doing was amazing, and I can't thank you enough for that.

I was extremely busy during the new member process, to say the least. I was constantly arriving late or leaving early due to my other commitments and was always stressed, but you always worked with me. You made sure I never missed anything important and took the pressure off when I was late. Even if you were frustrated by it, you never showed it, and it helped me tremendously.

Speaking of helping me tremendously, we can't forget about everything you taught me and my pledge sisters. You taught us everything there is to know about our sorority and everything in between. But also while doing so, you taught us life lessons that I'm positive we will carry with us forever.

The new member process is not easy, it's a lot of work and can be stressful at times. You have honestly no idea what you're getting yourself into when you join, at least I know I didn't. I wasn't prepared, but I'm so glad I went through it and had you as my "p-mom". You made it easy, but more importantly, you made it fun, and I can't imagine having anyone else as my p-mom. Thank you for all you have done, and even though you're now 61 miles away, I know you're only a phone call or text away if I need it.

Love,

Allison

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