Mother’s Day

October 11, 2019 in Mother's Day, Nash Family - No Comments

I usually only have one request for Mother’s Day and that is to get a photo with my boys. This year they did not disappoint. A photo with everyone looking and smiling? Best gift ever. My brother and his family and my parents were in town which made it a…

Mother’s Day

May 11, 2016 in Mother's Day - 1 Comment

My mind is drawing a blank on what to write. There’s so much I could say about mothering and the mothers that influence me. But I’m having a hard time focusing amidst the bickering siblings in the background, the slew of uncompleted homework spread out on the kitchen table, the…

Mother’s Day

As a mother, I experience the rawest of emotions. I struggle and ache and worry and hurt.  I am frustrated and exasperated and exhausted and harrowed. I have a tattered body and frazzled mind and tired spirit. But because I am a mother, I also experience moments deep, deep love…

Mother’s Day

May 12, 2014 in Mother's Day, Pregnancy - 1 Comment

I never imagined at the beginning of this year that Troy would (still!) be on crutches and I would be halfway through a pregnancy by Mother’s Day. We couldn’t have survived our recent events without all of the additional mothers in our lives. Since we failed to get a family…

The Hardest Job in the World

May 14, 2012 in Mother's Day, Motherhood - 1 Comment

I don’t have a nice Mother’s Day post prepared this year. I was too busy doing that mothering thing and recovering from vacation to even think about Mother’s Day. It caught me off guard and aside from talking on Skype with my mom and mom-in-law, I kind of dropped the…

In Bloom

Troy gave me a new camera lens for Mother’s Day that I was so excited about I almost cried. I saw it sitting on the counter on Saturday afternoon and could hardly contain my eagerness to use it. After seeing my little dance around the island in the kitchen, Troy…

Double Duty

May 9, 2011 in Mother's Day, Motherhood - 4 Comments

Mother’s Day always makes me reflect on the great responsibility and privilege of raising our precious children. As my family pampered me with meals and gifts, I felt my heart swell up with how blessed I am to get to soak them in every day. I adore them. A dear…

All About Mom

Blake answered some questions about me in a questionnaire they worked on in Primary. I thought his responses were pretty funny. How do I show my mom I love her? Give her kisses and hugs and make cookies. My favorite thing to do with my mom is: Play toys and watch…

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