I posted a comment on the other forum reference this image, but it is worth repeating. With a little collaboration with Sandi and others, the image is outstanding and the Mother is going to be thrilled.
Yes, I owe her big time. This treatment really helped a very ordinary pic become something sale-able. She also sent me that great font which is perfect for this shot! My son then helped me wade through the drop shadow tutorial Sandi also provided me the link to. I was really struggling with it too.