2023, A Day In The Life Of Liz, Boston, Derek Hough, Grammy, Idaho, Lisa, Mother, Mother's Day, Twin Falls

Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s but especially to my mother, Lisa Joye Hadley.

Let me tell you about my mom. My mom is just the sweetest woman. She also has so much energy, and loves to go new places, try new things, and experience life! She also just loves her family so much, and is the biggest supporter of us all.

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about what it means to be a good parent. And the conclusion I have come to is to: be there. Be there when your child is having a good day, bad day, an off day, a sick day. Be there for them when they succeed but also when they fail. Be there for them for their sports games, their musicals, their dance recitals. Be there for them in the morning, and be there for them in the night.

My mom was always there. She was and still is the person who I know will always support me in my choices, and congratulate me on my accomplishments, and talk to me when I feel like I’ve failed.

A parents is a hard role to play, but I guarantee I would not be the person I am today if it wasn’t for my mother who always told me I could do whatever I put my mind to. No matter what I wanted to try, she let me try it, and she let me figure out for myself what I wanted to do and didn’t want to do.

I am very thankful for my mom. She never tried to force anything on me, she would guide me and help me decide what I wanted to do, but she never forced me to do anything, and that is so important.

I never really realized any of this until I moved across the entire country at the age of 22. I realized then that the only reason I was able to do that all on my own was because of her and my father. Because I knew that she believed in me, but I also knew that if I needed her, she would be there.

I am so thankful for my mom for letting me figure out who I am without her forcing me to be who she wanted me to be. My mom is the best, and I love her with all my heart.

There are very few people who I would fly across the country to surprise for their birthday, but she is one of them!

I can’t wait for more adventures and fun with you Mom, and I am so thankful for you for always being there, supporting me, and loving me through everything. You are the reason I am who I am, and I appreciate you more than you’ll ever know. I love you so much Mom. Happy Mother’s Day!

I can’t wait to see Derek Hough again with you, as is our tradition!

(BTW, I will write one of these for my father on Father’s Day, because he also made me who I am today. I love you too Dad.)

Also, I would like to give a shoutout to my two grandmother’s my two aunt’s and all the other Mom’s in the world who are raising the next generation to be good, kind people who can think for themselves and make this world a better place. Where would we be without Mom’s?


Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

I’m convinced that Mom’s are one of this world’s greatest creations. They are literally some of the only people in the world who care about their children more than anything else in the whole world. They basically do everything for their children up until about age 10, and then they start giving them more independence, but they still worry. I am a 21 year old woman, and getting a text from my mom telling me good luck on my test, or have a great day makes my heart swell. Since, today is Mother’s Day, I thought it was the perfect time to dedicate this post to my own Mother, Lisa Joye Hadley.

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My mom is my best friend, hands down. I don’t know where I would be without her. Probably in a ditch somewhere crying, or in my bed wondering what to do with my life. Every bad day I have, every time I think I could have done better on something, or every time I just want someone to make my day a little brighter, Mom is there. I call her and she just knows what to say. Sometimes I wonder what I did to be so lucky to have her as my mom, and I hope she knows how much she means to me.


My mom is so unique. She is so hardworking, and incredibly talented with what she does. When my brother and I were little she gave up her dreams for a while to raise us, but once we were older, she went right back to them and now she works even harder. My mom is up before me most mornings (and I get up early). My mom is my favorite travel buddy, because when we go somewhere new, we just want to explore everything that there is to offer, and enjoy our time. My mom is a deep thinker, and she makes me realize how little I know about the world. My mom is strong and smart and beautiful, and she makes others feel beautiful. She has done so much for me, and I love her more than anything. I hope I’m like her when I’m a mom.


I want my mom to be my maid of honor, and I think she will be. There is no one else in the world I would want to be beside me. I love my mom and I hope she knows how much I love her, even if I sometimes can be a little impatient or rude. I love you mom, I hope you have a great Mother’s Day!

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