By peoplestaff225
Updated March 11, 2008 03:09 PM
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Coronation Street’s Kym Ryder, 31, has been named Tesco Magazine’s "Celebrity Mum of the Year." The judges of the contest recognized Kym for being "a role model to mums everywhere." The ceremony was held March 3 in London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel.

Besides her busy acting role, Kym’s primary job is playing mom to David, 12, and Emily, 10. Kym brought her own mother, Pauline Marsh, to the ceremony saying:

Continue reading to see what took place at the ceremony.

As Kym joked that she may need to use a tablecloth during the ceremony to wipe her eyes, she went on to say:

Kym’s daughter Emily said she was "really proud" of her mother and Kym’s mother, Pauline, said:

Kym thanked her children as she accepted her award for pushing her through and spoke a few words to her mother saying:

Kym’s husband is former EastEnders actor Jack Ryder, 26.

Source: Independent.ie

Thanks to CBB reader Chloe.