Debra Messing Honored at 2013 Outstanding Mother Awards

Debra Messing Honored at 2013 Outstanding Mother Awards

Bringing along her own mom to accept an award herself, Debra Messing received an Outstanding Mother honor at the 2013 Outstanding Mother Awards at The Pierre Hotel in New York City on Thursday (May 9).

Wearing a sleeveless brown knee-length dress and black heels, the “Smash” star posed for pics with her own mama, Sandy Messing.

At the event, the 44-year-old actress tweeted a photo with the caption, “With Mark Shriver from SAVE THE CHILDREN– so thrilled to be honored at this year”s OUTSTANDING MOTHER AWARD”s lunch”

Sponsored by the National Mother”s Day Committee, the group says, “We nominate exceptional women leaders who successfully balance the demands of career and motherhood. Consideration is given to a variety of achievement areas, such as the reach and impact of her professional life, her personal commitment/involvement to family and family-related activities, and her participation in organizations and causes that effect positive change in the community and the world.”