Five Inspiring Moms Who Are Changing the World
updated 05/12/2013 AT 11:20 AM EDT
•originally published 05/03/2013 AT 01:30 PM EDT
From Lauren Sterling, who adopted five Peruvian siblings, to Rebecca Constantino, who donates books to underprivileged areas, mothers are all over the country are showing their love in a number of ways.
With Mother's Day right around the corner (May 12), get inspired by five of our favorite heroic moms.