List Week-Day 3

::10 Things I LOVE About Being a Mother::

::1:: I LOVE how my children's faces light up when I walk into their classrooms at school.
::2:: I LOVE how Audrey stops crying when I comfort her.
::3:: I LOVE when Owen tells me I'm awesome.
::4:: I LOVE when I watch my children gather together and kneel for prayer.
::5:: I LOVE that Abby gets so excited to create something beautiful.
::6:: I LOVE When Owen asks "will you hold me?"
::7:: I LOVE being outsmarted by my 8 year old while "helping" him with his homework.
::8:: I LOVE teaching my children the simple truths of the Gospel.
::9:: I LOVE being home with them all day, everyday.
::10:: I LOVE that they LOVE each other.

"The family is ordained of God. Marriage between man and woman is essential to His eternal plan. Children are entitled to birth within the bonds of matrimony, and to be reared by a father and a mother who honor marital vows with complete fidelity. Happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities. By divine design, fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. Mothers are primarily responsible for the nurture of their children. In these sacred responsibilities, fathers and mothers are obligated to help one another as equal partners."


  1. Beautiful list. Definitely my favorite list so far this week.

  2. I love your list of specific things that are special to you. I bet this list could easily have been 10 times longer.
    Reading this makes me consider the blessings of family and children too.

  3. Thanks for sharing this most lovely list. There is nothing more precious than family.

    **I see Abby's cute patched knee....those pants are fabulous!

  4. I love that list! You are a great Mom and Wife:)

  5. Thanks for helping me refocus for the day on the important stuff!

  6. This makes me smile. Thanks for sharing your wonderful list. It was very insightful to what you hold dear, and I think you are a wonderful mother and friend.

  7. I'm loving your lists. Great stuff, thank you.

  8. Beautiful list and really the most important stuff that life is made of. Everything else pales in comparison to raising our families!

  9. I LOVE that picture. Isn't it so great to sit back and realize we really do have the best (but hardest) job in the world?

  10. This was a great list. It is the simple things that make life good.

  11. I love that you love all those things.

  12. I needed this post today. I was starting to forget how fun it is to be called MOM


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