Remembering My Nanay

Remembering My Nanay

This is my Nanay, my daughter Dindin, and myself. Three generations of girls in the family. She is quite young because she got married at 17 and had me when she was 18. Those were the times when women marry early. My Nanay may not be a perfect person, but she has loved us in the best way that she knows how, trying to avoid the things that in her past had hurt her, so as to protect and care for my brother and me. She is a very good cook and I have taken up after her. She has not learned culinary arts but she studies consistently in order to prepare the tastiest dishes for us and for her friends.

My mother is having a tough time now because of menopausal symptoms. We just continue to pray for her that she can handle the symptoms without much stress but with a lot of grace in her life. I love you, Nanay. I may not always say this, but I do…very much. My only problem now is, my Nanay is much slimmer than me! buhuhuhu

Started by Dindin’s Mama.

Tributes to other Moms in the world. Happy Mother’s Day!

1. Mel Cole – Remembering Mama Contest

2. May Castro – Brave Soul

3. Jes Lising – Mama

4. Domestic Cherry – The Unconventional Mother

5. Didi – A Pretty Different Mommy

6. Raya – All For Love

7. Tejan – A Loving Mama

8. Pibyang – Unending Story Of Heart Aches and Happiness

9. Rossel – An Extra Ordinary Woman

10. Cielo of Brown Pinay – An Anecdote for my Mom

11. Mars @ the Food Encounters – My True Inspiration

12. Joanne – A Mother Like No Other

13. Joy – Mother’s Daughter

14. Jared’s Mum – if I could, i’d give her flowers…

15. Amiel – A Tribute to Mama

16. Shengkay – I See the World Because of You

17. Nicquee – Our Mama

THIS CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED. ๐Ÿ˜€ Thank you all for joining. Winners will be announced maybe earlier than Mother’s Day.

12 thoughts on “Remembering My Nanay

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  2. mel cole

    I hear you sis. Mahirap talaga feelings Mama natin if they reach menopausal age. Its stressful but just keep on continue praying for her.

  3. Mona

    Good health for your mom and thanks for inviting me in your contest .. Will make one pretty soon!

  4. jared's mum

    i wish your mom well, that she may surpass this stage with flying colors..will be working on my entry too, hopefully my mom will read it, wherever she is now ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Pibyang

    thanks for hosting this contest mommy! Sorry for the late submission. I can’t think clearly when I am emotional so I have to write it everyday just before my tears fall. Thanks again. We all have great mothers.

  6. Cielo of Brown Pinay

    I can vividly remember the menopausal period of my Mom…she is so mataray then…Arguments usually ensued and she gets irate easily….

    Good health to your Mom and may she be able to cope well…I am sure she will with all the loving from you she will get by

  7. Rossel

    thank God my Nanay passed that menopausal period without much problem. good health to your Mom and to the whole family. may our Good Lord bless you all.

    Just click my name for my entry, Sis. thanks!

  8. tejan

    my mother also is on the same boat right now:) but she’s okey!

    entered my entry too:) godbless!

  9. Josie

    just be patient, para lang syang naglilihi nyan.lol.. thanks sis for visiting my site, visited back and followed you. ๐Ÿ˜€

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