Please Keep Hands, Feet and All Objects In the Car This mom lost her beautiful daughter this July to a horrible swimming accident. Her writing moves me because she makes such an effort to appreciate “the sparkles” in life. This post touched me in particular because of the “fancy Hannah” shoes. The little things really can add such joy to our lives. (Life with Hannah and Lily)
Since We’re Talking About High School Reunions This makes me feel all nostalgic. CityMama wouldn’t feel as bad about her hair if she could see my high school pics. (CityMama)
Don’t Be a Dummy Click here if you need a good laugh. (Absolutely Bananas)
Getting Kids to Go to Bed Clever tips on how to get kids to go to bed, and a good link list of other mom blogs on this topic. My mother tried the “reading quietly in bed” trick on me too, and it worked like a charm. (Scribbit)
Beans and Cornbread Yum! So comforting. So easy to make. I just LOVE this blog. Her recipes are so detailed that it’s like taking a cooking class. (The Pioneer Woman Cooks)
Dawn struck a chord with harried moms everywhere when she posted this hilarious eBay auction listing for a “lot of Pokemon cards that [her] kids tried to sneak by [her]”. (Because I Said So)
Daily Dose of Dharma Our friend Crystal’s mom and world-renowned meditation instructor, Mahaila McKellar, collaborated with her daughter Danica (of The Wonder Years and The West Wing) on a cool new yoga and meditation DVD. Daily Dose of Dharma is a collection of eight 10-20 minute yoga and meditation segments, which is perfect for busy moms who have only a few moments to relax.