my mom's life

Timeline created by manson_jonah
  • Birth

    My Mom, Jodi Jill Bloxham, was born on August 1, 1970 in Waukon, Iowa to Rodney and Evonne Bloxham.
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    my mom's lifespan

  • First Dog

    My Mom's first dog was named Ginger. She was a Chihuahua and she was a rescue dog.
  • Confirmation

    My Mom received her first communion and confirmation on this date. She grew up Lutheran and then converted to the Catholic religion as an adult.
  • First Car

    My Mom's 16th birthday present was a Dodge Omni 024. She was able to get her driver's license on her birthday too.
  • High School Graduation

    My Mom graduated from high school on this date. She was a part of the National Honor Society and received 3 college scholarships.
  • College Graduation

    My Mom graduated from college. Her major was nursing and she graduated with a bachelor's of science.
  • First nursing posiition

    My Mom started her first job as a registered nurse on this date. She worked on a general pediatrics unit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
  • Start of Graduate School

    My Mom started graduate school to become a pediatric nurse practitioner.
  • Marriage

    My Mom and Dad were married on this date at my great-grandparents farm in Walker, Iowa.
  • First Born

    My Mom delivered me on this date at 5:32pm in the evening at St. Luke's Hospital. Jonah James Manson was 7 pounds and 11 1/2 ounces and 20 inches long.
  • Second Born

    My Mom delivered a second baby on this date at 4:30 am on a Tuesday morning at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Hannah Elizabeth Manson was 8 pounds 10 ounces and 21 inches long.
  • Graduate School Graduation

    My Mom graduated with her Master's Degree in Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification.
  • Divorce

    My Mom and Dad divorced on this date.
  • State Wrestling

    I wrestled in the state tournament on this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. I took 7th place in the state. My Mom was really proud of me.
  • Second Marriage

    My Mom married Bill Becker on this date. We joined families and my Mom now has 6 step-children, in addition to her two biological children.
  • Discovery Choir

    My Mom was really proud of my sister when she made the Discovery Choir and was able to train with Orchestra Iowa at the Halloween concert and Christmas concert.