Hi Everyone,

Today is the first Sunday of May, which means it is Mother’s Day in Hungary. It is not easy from 9,000 km away to shower my Mom with as much love as she really deserves, but I will try my best.

She is the best and greatest role model in my life and I would be nowhere without her. As she is very artistic and a great drawer, I decided to draw up a page with all the things I love about her in my bullet journal. I am very new to journaling and have not been gifted with as much talent as she is but I made it with love <3 Put Echo in the background because she loves him so sprinkling a little cuteness won’t hurt either. 🙂

Living far away from home is not easy in many ways, but one of the hardest parts about it is that I don’t get to see, kiss and hug my mom or that I am not able to share everything with her in a way we used to. It would be nice to meet up with her more often, go take a walk together, cook or bake something, go to the theater or just hang out. I wish I could surprise her today and just show up at home, but since I can’t make that happen unfortunately, let me share some things I love about her or activities I love doing with her.

Things I Love About My Mom

  • She is caring
  • She is one of the strongest women I have ever met
  • She is beautiful inside and out
  • Her smile and laugh is contagious
  • She is the best cook ever
  • I love sitting down with her in the morning, grab a hot cup of coffee and have a conversation
  • She is so sweet and patient to everyone
  • She loves animals
  • She bakes delicious desserts
  • She is honest
  • We both have a crazy sweet tooth
  • We used to watch Gilmore Girls together and have the best time! Great memories!
  • I love watching movies with her while snacking on some popcorn
  • Love the way she used to sit next to me on the side of the bed and helped me fall asleep
  • Loved that every night before going to bed we used to say what we were thankful for in life
  • Love that she inspires me to be a better person
  • She loves to travel and shared that passion with me
  • She always knows and predicts things for the future…I don’t know how she does it
  • She is gentle and loving
  • She is selfless
  • Love her dedication for our family
  • She gives the best hugs
  • She has great work ethic
  • I love her ability to calm me down and talk me through things
  • I love her positive attitude and optimism
  • She always believes in me
  • I love how she makes me feel safe and secure
  • I love her generosity
  • I love how passionate she is about life
  • I love that we get to have so many memories together

 

Lessons I Learned From My Mom

  • Love unconditionally
  • Importance of communicating
  • How to stay strong
  • Being respectful and kind to others
  • Love of cooking and baking
  • Love of animals and nature
  • Love of travel
  • How to work hard
  • How to love and appreciate the little things and quiet moments
  • How to laugh worry-free until your tummy hurts

Also, as I was making the drawing, after I was halfway through, I realized I made a typo. I wrote “Tings I love about my Mom”. I tried to force and extra “h” between the “t” and the “i” and I think I did pretty solid but then my husband stopped by the desk and said: “You know what your mom would do if that happened to her, right?” So I looked at him quietly as I turned my journal’s page to a new and clear page and started over.

(See? It turned out pretty well actually 😀 😀 but my husband was right…I had to start over)

MOM, I LOVE YOU!

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