This Momma's Meandering Mondays #1510/06/2013
Join me in welcoming back Jessica from The Wondering Brain and Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures my two amazing cohorts in fun! As well as our amazing co-hosts for October...Ophelia from Latina Mama Rama, Penny from The Real Housewife of Caroline County, Sara from Sweet Silly Sara, and Michelle from A Dish Of Daily Life! Stop in and give each of these wonderful women a warm and happy hello!
"I am the author and editor of Epic Mommy Adventures, Natasha is a 30-year old single, working mommy and graduate student. She enjoys blogging about her entertaining adventures with her 2-year old son and all of the things that motherhood brings. She has an ongoing series on her blog, What's For Lunch Mommy, focused on simple and healthy meal choices for toddlers. Visit Epic Mommy Adventures for good laughs, giveaways, recipes, and so much more!”
"Latina, wife, mama of 2 boys. Love food & coffee, clean freak. Always on the go jumping from one thing to another. LatinaMamaRama is a lifestyle blog where family, food and culture is discussed."
"She's sweet, she's silly, she's Sara! The Sweet Silly Sara blog focuses on brutally honest moments in the life of a mommy and a wife and living the dream in hues of green."
"I’m Michelle, the head writer and editor in chief at A Dish of Daily Life! A soccer mom with 3 kids, married to my college sweetheart for over 20 years. I work from home, offering my clients solutions to their social media marketing needs. Having also worked in the photo organizing industry for years and being an avid photographer, I have a passion for people and their stories. I often write about photo related topics on my blog. If I’m not taking pictures or driving kids to practice, you can often find me on Twitter!" Now it is time to introduce our favorite This Momma's Meanderer's from last week, and boy oh boy it was a difficult choice! Don't forget to grab your "I Was Featured" badge of honor!
Jessica's favorite post came from The Taylor House with the post Halloween Craft: Paper Bag Halloween Luminaries! Jessica said, "I had to choose Chrissy's post this week! First off, Halloween is my all time favorite holiday! Secondly, her craft paper bag is so easy to do! I can see myself and my 2 boys doing this. It looks like fun and very inexpensive as well! Mommy Reflections: What I Have Learned So Far! Natasha said, "I can completely sympathize with Tia. Being a mom has changed me in so many ways - increasing my patience and tolerance levels, finding the deepest love and compassion, and the utter respect for time. I treasure every moment that I have with my son (even on those days that I want to pull my hair out). I find that I want to be so much more for my son, but in the end, I've realized that all he wants is my attention and my time. As Tia so eloquently put it, "All they want is to know that someone is paying attention to them. They want to know that someone cares about what they have to say and how they feel. You don't need superMom powers for that. You don't have to be the craftiest Pinterest pinning Mama for that. All you have to be is yourself. After all, God chose me to be her mother so I am enough just the way I am. Of course, there's nothing wrong with trying or learning new things but I am enough just like this." This is true inspiration for any mom."
Ophelia's favorite came from The Taylor's House with the post Blueberry Pie Almond Cookie Bars! Ophelia said, "These cookies look very delish! I will definitely make these and take them to the ball field with to have with some coffee." Six Essentials For Every Woman's Jewelry Box! Penny said, "I love jewelry and I'm adding to my collection!"
Sara's favorite came from MaMade Creations with the post Apple Picking Adventure! Sara said, "I liked this post because the photos were adorable! My son makes a similar face when he is close to a cow."
Michelle's favorite post came from Music, Teaching, & Parenting with the post The Most Moist Pumpkin Bread! Mommy Reflections: What I've Learned So Far! "While raising my kids, who are now 11, 13, & 20, I have never had lots of money so I tried to always make sure they would have times to remember with me...like camp outs in the living room with my oldest after his dad and I divorced watching TV and just being together, or spending my entire maternity leave after having lil miss, with lil man watching Beauty and the Beast every single day (it was his favorite), or tea parties and glamour days with lil miss, picnics on the living room floor with the kids. Those are memories that can never be taken from them and they knew beyond anything that they are my world."
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