2017-05-11 / Island Focus

Why do you love your mom?

Staff photos by Zach Perkins


Brady Bepko “She always gives me toys. She gives me light-up toys.” Brady Bepko “She always gives me toys. She gives me light-up toys.” For Mother’s Day, we asked some of the H.G. Olsen Elementary School kindergarten students why they love their moms. Mother’s Day will be on Sunday, May 14.



Kirra Sohl “Cause she’s nice and she pays for the house.” Kirra Sohl “Cause she’s nice and she pays for the house.”

Shawn Cox “Because she lets me buy toys, and I love her.” Shawn Cox “Because she lets me buy toys, and I love her.”

Emma Sexton “I love her because she takes care of me.” Emma Sexton “I love her because she takes care of me.”

Emily Durkin “Because she gets out my clothes and cooks dinner for me.” Emily Durkin “Because she gets out my clothes and cooks dinner for me.”

Vladimir Pyles “Because I bring her flowers to her house, and I bring rocks. I love her. I get sea shells for my mom.” Vladimir Pyles “Because I bring her flowers to her house, and I bring rocks. I love her. I get sea shells for my mom.”
Madison Phelps “I love her because she takes care of me when I’m sick, and she lets me sleep in her bed with her.”Madison Phelps “I love her because she takes care of me when I’m sick, and she lets me sleep in her bed with her.”


Ella Crawford “Because we went to the pool and I help her plant vegetables. I love her because we play tag in our backyard.” Ella Crawford “Because we went to the pool and I help her plant vegetables. I love her because we play tag in our backyard.”

Travis Cowen “Because I like her. She takes care of me and gives me grilled cheese.” Travis Cowen “Because I like her. She takes care of me and gives me grilled cheese.”

Kaden Villarreal “I love my mom because she gives me candy and that’s the stuff that I like.” Kaden Villarreal “I love my mom because she gives me candy and that’s the stuff that I like.”

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