Mommy, Wife & Island Life

I write about moments that add to the chapters of our family book of memories & share stories about my brother @rayflorabe who we’ve lost to suicide🦋

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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[BABY SIS IS 26]•
Dear IG,
“Girls who Love football are rare, Wife’em up!”💯
It’s the baby sis Lala’s 26th birthday up in here and it’s also football season! Some of my favorite travel memories are made with this free spirited soul of mine. She’s such a band wagoner (😜) but despite the rivalry, we absolutely love all the emotions this game gives us. Cheers to more beers together while wavin’ terrible towels and doing tomahawk chops. Love you long time🍻
#TheMoylanFamily #Sisters #BigSis #BabySis #Love #Family #Memories #Football #KansasCity #Chiefs #Steelers #SteelerNation #Rivals #ForTheLoveOfTheGame #GoodTimes #Birthday #Travel


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[BREAKING GROUND]•
Dear IG,
“Today’s special moments are tomorrow’s memories.”👷🏼‍♂️
Congratulations to the best OB/GYN a gal can ask for! Extremely grateful to @doctorshieh, his wife Raven & the entire Team Shieh Clinic for being so amazing to us mommy’s and so patient with our children! Could not be more excited for their new establishment as they continue to serve our island community in advancing women’s health.
Doctor Shieh delivered all three of my babies and was so encouraging and supportive through it all and was so consoling at a time we
had miscarried.🙏🏼
Our family was honored to be part of a memorable moment for your family & entire team and we look forward to continuing to support your efforts. We love #TeamShieh 🖤
#TheMoylanFamily #Love #Family #Memories #GroundBreaking #DrShieh #TeamShieh #Guam #OBGYN #Women #Health


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[LIVE IN THE MOMENT]•
Dear IG,
“You gotta love life and make the most of every moment.”💕
When your son is secretly recording you and the hubs because he got a kick out of his Mama being goofy!
I love being a goof ball with Troy. Part of the reason he fell in love with me. My weird quirks and celebration dances have him laughing every time. I was tickled by this video because I took a piece of meat he had cut up and then I stopped him in the middle of cutting another piece and wanted to dance with him.
A simple moment I wanted with Troy was interrupted (of course) within seconds by our chatterbox, Arabella and then became unromantic the moment I started choking on the piece of meat I stuck in my mouth prior to our little two step dance (hence why video stopped, Apollo freaked out😂). 🤦🏻‍♀️
Though a moment unplanned, it was innocently captured and has now become a memory that has me laughing every single time I think about it! We are not a perfect family. We are not perfect individuals- Spouses or even perfect parents. But I am proud to admit that we believe in showing our kids Love by loving them and loving on each other. It’s so important to us that they feel our love- it’s what keeps our house a home🖤
PS- Troy is seriously a trooper with my antics. I know he was definitely wanting me to hurry up so he could finish cutting his short ribs😂
#TheMoylanFamily #Love #Family #Memories #MomLife #MomBlogger #Husband #Wife #Goofy #Laughter #GoodForTheSoul #MyHappyPlace #Home #Guam #LoveWins


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[BELIEVE IN LOVE, ALWAYS.]•
Dear IG,
“...Though only ever worn once, it symbolizes my union with my Husband and marked the beginning of the Fairytale I had always hoped for.” -JMM🖤
After 5 years of marriage, I am honored to have been asked to feature my @pronovias wedding dress at the first ever collaboration with @blacktieguam @qmslighting and @bellissima_florals_and_events for their Weddings by EJM wedding show!
We got a sneak peek last night of the beautiful set up by these three visionaries and I have to say I want to get married all over again (I’m convinced to do a 10 year vow renewal😜). Gene, Jeff & Mike- thank you for a beautiful evening and for empowering each other by coming together to showcase your amazing talents for our community. You guys are truly a triple threat and we were so honored to be part of your efforts.
It was so special to see my dress displayed in the Black Tie Museum, it gave me goosebumps all over again! I even wrote a special message about finding this gem and knowing it was the one for me! I encourage everyone (most especially those getting married) to visit their event today from 1PM-9PM at the Lotte Hotel. I promise it’ll be worth it🖤
PS- Swipe left to see the amazing men behind this collaboration and view my stories to get more sneak peeks of their talents!🙌🏼
#TheMoylanFamily #Guam #Love #Family #Memories #MomLife #MomBlogger #Wife #Husband #Wedding #Show #WeddingDress #Pronovias #BlackTieGuam #QMSLighting #Belissima #WeddingsByEJM #PronoviasYesIDream


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[DAUGHTERS]•
Dear IG,
“Their Smile makes me Smile. Their laugh is Infectious. Their Heart is Pure and True. Above all, I Love that I can call them MY daughters.”👧🏻👶🏻
Thankful in every way that God chose me to be their Mommy. Complete opposites but I love neither one more or less. Their craziness has me crazy in love with them; they truly make up some of the best parts of me.🖤
#TheMoylanFamily #NationalDaughterDay #Love #Family #Memories #Daughters #MomLife #MomBlogger #Guam #OldNavy #IslandBabies #TBT
#ArabellaKamalani #AKM #MilaMakana #MMM


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[GAME DAY BREAKFAST]•
Dear IG,
“There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by Breakfast food.”🙌🏼
IT’S GAME DAY and we started it off right by stopping by @kfcguamig to try out their new breakfast menu! Total convenience for my family especially when we are running late and I can’t feed them at home🙈 it was a good morning for us... now all we need is our @steelers to win!!! How do you guys breakfast in the AM?! 🥪
#TheMoylanFamily #Breakfast #GameDay #HereWeGo #Steelers #KFC #Love #Family #Memories #MomLife #MomBlogger #Ad #Guam #MorningRides


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[DONUT GROW UP!]
Dear IG,
“All you need is Love and Donuts!”🖤
It’s been my tradition since the birth of Apollo to have my kids wake up to surprises the morning of their birthdays. It’s a tradition I’ve always done and one I’ve always enjoyed.
Thank you to every single person who took time to show our eldest daughter LOVE on her birthday. We truly DONUT know what we’d do without this colorful sprinkle in our lives. She has the best imagination, talks an earful and is also the sweetest part of our days!
Arabella, as much as we donut want you to grow up- it’s inevitably going to happen and we will continue to enjoy every moment we are blessed with you! Our love for you is more than all the donuts in this world, happy 4th baby girl😘
Also, keep swiping to see the most adorable donut cake by @djm88 🍩 shout out as always to @buenashafaadai @hafaken for bringing all my personalizations to life!!!
#TheMoylanFamily #Daughter #4YearsOld #Family #Love #MomLife #MomBlogger #Morning #Surprises #Chef #Donuts #BabyGirl #0921 #Guam #ArabellaKamalani #AKM


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[SHARING MY STORY]•
Dear IG,
“People who believe that Change is possible, are the ones who make it Happen.”🖤
Sharing my story is never easy. I feel so sick before every talk I’ve been asked to do. But I’ve never turned an opportunity down because I believe in our movement so much. I’ve accepted that even though my brother chose to leave us behind... he also left us with a purpose. That purpose is to Talk Up Mental Health Awareness whenever I can. He is the reason for TU;MA and he is the reason I choose to be on this journey.
I know I can’t save everyone even though I’d want to. But I do know I can try. I don’t do this for recognition, nor do I need validation. I CHOOSE to do this because I refuse for all those who took their lives to be silenced as if what they did is shameful. Because it isn’t, being ill is not a choice. I choose to do this to constantly encourage those who have thankfully survived such attempts. Because they deserve to live. And I choose to do this for others also left behind, because WE need the support.
Suicide to many is not an interesting conversation, but how can it not be when we have lost SO many? We need to come together as a community and #BreakTheSilence. Join me and choose to be #StigmaFree. I can’t bare to lose anyone else, can you? Follow our movement and be part of the change @lgmuddy.
I’ll be a panel speaker at the UOG I Pinangon Annual Suicide Prevention Forum next Wednesday 09/26 from 6-8PM at UOG. It’s a free event and I encourage everyone who wants to be part of this change to come and Talk it Up with us!
Thank you Dar @widowrising for your constant belief in me🙏🏼 and Thank you so much @qtizzle @qandjphotography for this edit and my beautiful friend @keerbearxo for being by my side and recording for me this day😘 and thank you to the Lantern Floating Ceremony Organization for having me, it was an honor.
#TheMoylanFamily #SuicidePrevention #TUMA #TalkUpMentalHealthAwareness #Love #Family #MomLife #MakingChangeHappen #Influence #BeTheChange #ChooseLife #ChooseHappiness #ChooseYou #Motivate #Inspire #Encourage #Support


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[BARBIE BELLS + HER MERMAID TALES]•
Dear IG,
“Every moment I have with my daughter is precious.”🖤
No better way to kick start our eldest daughter’s birthday week than by celebrating early with her best gal pals! Arabella hand selected her girlfriends and they spent the afternoon splashing their tails away, eating pizza and sugaring it up before heading back to their coves.
Thank you to all the Mermoms who took the time to bring their daughters by to celebrate ours, we love each and everyone of you!
And to our daughter Arabella or I should say, Barbie Bells— you are MERmazing and we are so blessed to call you ours. Count down to F O U R begins🧜🏼‍♀️
*Swipe Left to see how I styled her Barbie Mermaid themed birthday!*
#TheMoylanFamily #MomLife #Love #Family #Memories #Hilton #Guam #Birthday #Barbie #Mermaid #Daughter #CatchMyParty #PartyPlanning #PartyStyling #Decor #ArabellasMermaidSquad #ArabellaTurns4 #BarbieBells #MermaidTales


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[FIVE YEARS]•
Dear IG,
“There are only four words that mean so much more than I Love You, and those are- I’M HERE FOR YOU”💯
Today Troy and I celebrate 5 years of marriage! Forever grateful to the man who has been there for me through my darkest times... even in moments where he felt like giving up, he never did.
This is our FIVE YEARS- taking time to show we care about raising awareness on suicide prevention. We waved in memory of our Brother Ray & all those we have lost to Suicide, the ones who have survived and for the Family and Friends left behind; WE are here for you!
This milestone in our lives couldn’t have been more memorable and meaningful🖤
As always a huge shout out of appreciation to @buenashafaadai for always accommodating our @lgmuddy tee orders!
#TheMoylanFamily #Love #Life #Family #Husband #Wife #SuicidePrevention #SuicideAwareness #TUMA #LGM #Guam #Wave #RaiseAwareness #ChooseLife #ChooseHappiness #ChooseYou #MomLife #FiveYears #Wedding #Anniversary #0914


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[I’LL BE BACK]•
Dear IG,
“Loss and Heartache do not define you. They are part of your story.”🖤
My brothers death has taken a toll on me (like most of us) and since the beginning I’ve tried my best to be strong and to take lead in a lot of things. I felt that by keeping busy, I’d avoid the true heartache. But, that’s never the case because truth is, you can never escape the feeling of such a loss. I thought I was healing through all the “Talking it Up” I’ve been doing publicly (it has helped) but it’s just not enough.
I decided to seek professional help and will be starting a 7 week Grief Recovery program with @widowrising. Throughout this process I’ve also decided to cleanse myself and detox from social media (starting Aug 1st) and just focus on my overall health.
I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude to every single person that has been there for me and my family throughout this new change and I ask for your continued prayers as I begin this new journey.
Your love and support has meant and will always mean the world to me. Don’t give up on me... I’ll be back stronger than ever.
All my Love,
JMM.✨
PS- This was a song we would sing together @jaylene_sn @xoxochess @loriannrabe @masonrabee growing up. My dad played his guitar and taught it to us. We rewrote the song to have it relate to our brother @rayflorabe and sang it one last time in his honor.😭
#TheMoylanFamily #Love #Family #Memories #MomLife #MomBlogger #Siblings #Sister #Brother #Rabe6 #RIP #SuicideSucks #SuicidePrevention #ChooseLife #ChooseHappiness #ChooseYou #TUMA #LGM #RoadToRecovery


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Mommy, Wife & Island Life

[NEWEST THIRTY ON THE BLOCK]•
Dear IG,
“Before thirty a woman looks younger day by day. After 30, a woman becomes downright GORGEOUS!”🤗
We’ve been through it all- the good, the bad and the beautiful disasters of a friendship. But none of that could ever break the bond we share. I’d never change a single moment we’ve encountered because it has only shaped us and made our love stronger. Despite our separate paths, our new built friendships- you have and will always hold a very special place in my heart and in my life. Best @katrinauntalan, I love you and can’t wait to celebrate such a milestone. You’re my Meghan Markle and today you deserve to Sparkle✨ Happy 30th you gorgeous soul😘
#TheMoylanFamily #Besties #BestFriend #DayOne #Love #Family #Memories #30 #ThirtyFlirty #DirtyThirty #Friendship #HBD #MomLife #MomBlogger #Celebrate #Guam


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