10 Random Facts About My Mom

Thanks for the tag, Arlene! Let me brag about her….

1. Her full given name is Maria Francia, named after Our Lady of Penafrancia.

2. She’s the youngest in their family.

3. She married my dad at the age of 19, and gifted with their first born (that’s me) when she was just 20.

4. She loves to update people about me and how I am doing miles away. She shows all the people she knows our photos, especially when I just had my baby. She would carry our photo album with her and show them what I’ve got.

5. She is or should I say she was over-protective. Those days, I didn’t understand why. But she would always say “pag may nangyari sayo ako ang sisisihin ng daddy mo”. Maybe bcoz she raised us alone. My father was in Saudi for more than 20 years and she did manage.

6. She is a stage mom. She’s never “missing in action” in every school programs I am in. She would buy herself a nice dress and make sure she’s presentable. So when people ask “Michelle, where is your mother?”, I’ll be proud. She actually succeeded. People would say she’s prettier than me hahaha! I think it’s her nose hehehe! You be the judge.

7. She is sweet. In her own ways. On my wedding day, she gave us the “The Wedding” cross-stitch, made by herself. It was made and finished a year before I got married. As soon as I told them we are getting married next year, she started stitching it and devoted her time doing it.

8. She is a nagger. Oh! Don’t ask me! She can be the worst mother when she’s mad hahaha!

9. She is cool. We discuss “sensitive” things which others don’t.

10. Most of all, she is my bestfriend. She knows everything about me. My first boyfriend. My first kiss. My first break-up. Everything. Just everything.

I am tagging Deedee, Cheche, Raquel, Kimmy, Analyse, Chi, Luiza, Greymom, Chats and Teacher Julie.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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9 Comments

  1. i quite envy your relationship with your mother. boy, if i told my mom all the mischief i’ve done and the heartaches i’ve been through, i don’t know if she’d be mad or saddened. maybe both.

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  2. @ Kimmy : Yun siguro ang one of the advantages ng konting age gap lang. Or maybe because open minded lang sya. Not that your mom isn’t, pero siguro sa ibang bagay cool ang mom mo, na hindi ang mom ko.

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  3. Ooops, I’m tagged. Thanks Mitch!
    We’re both the same on #3 – My Mom got married at 19 and had me when seh was 20, that’s why sabi nila mukha lang daw kaming magkapatid. eh di kiliting kiliti naman ang nanay ko syempre! LOL
    It’s so nice you have a good relationship with your Mom, no wonder you’re such a great Mom to Deye too! 🙂

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