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May 13, 2008


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When some onne searches for his vital thing, thus he/she wants to bee available that in detail, therefore that thing is maintained over here.

That's the kind of image that i really thing is super image like. If more images very real like this were out there we'd be super full of graet images in the world.

I had got a dream to make my business, but I didn't earn enough amount of money to do it. Thank heaven my close fellow told to use the loan. Hence I took the financial loan and made real my desire.

This is exactly why I blog. My sister told me about a company that will take your blog and turn it into a book... like a yearbook. So now I record as much of their life as I can on my lame little blog, hoping it will make up for all the pages I never scrapbooked and all the baby book-writing I never did.

I have a 29 and 27 yr old and collectively these 2 daughters have given me 5 grandchildren. I have a 22 yr old son (I call my manchild-lol!)and 15 yr old (just made varsity cheerleader) still at home. They have the potential of producing me more grandchildren. Here I am sitting on the fence (2 out, 2 in)and can still understand the passion and sentiment written in your post. Well done.

At age 56 with a single, 10 year old son, I recently acquired an interest in genealogy.. My own mother, thankfully, never suffered from loss of memory until the very end six years ago.. What a shame that I didn't ask her then all the questions I will never now know the answers to.. I was trying to bend the genealogy application to record my answers to the question my little one may ask when I am no longer there to answer. Your post has opened my eyes to where I can put my thoughts, hopes, fears and joyous moments. Thank you.

Wow!That made me snuggle so close to my little Ava!Very well written.

This is such a beautiful and inspiring story!

You're probably thinking why a 13 year old would be reading blogs like this one..and better yet taking in the knowledge and words typed on this screen, ..which is by-the way beautifully told.
*I've never lived in the kind of moment you've lived in - (of course) - for i'm only thirteen.
♥But..blogs like this...
well, help me understand the nature of adultry/motherhood.
Of course I can't magically popinto the screen and soak up the feelings and emotion in this story- and understand it., or better yet - live through it.
But, for now all i have is knowledge.
+When I'm 25- or so..
I'll reach this point in my life.
I'll know what to do - and what to say.
Of course the feeling might be a lot to take in at the time, but blogs like this would help me
understand the nature of it.
& when i feel the wonderful feeling that I'll feel - I just might be onto something :)


now I am a sobbing puddle of mommy tears. this was an equisite post K.

Beautifully said. And thank you for saying it.


I absolutely burst into tears at the last line. Perfect in every way.

This post has just re-arranged my priorities! I've been neglecting my "mommy blog" about my family lately to work extra hard on a "mommy advice" blog I'm trying to get off the ground. But it's my memories of my little ones that will keep me warm at night when all is said and done. Thanks for the wake-up call.


Wow. This is my first time on your blog but I felt compelled to say that you make me proud to read Mommy Blogs every day. You go girl!

I like my mother. I wishesh this mothers day. It would have been so wonderful even for my mother. Mothers were facing the same challenges and loneliness.


Perfectly stated.

Exactly why I began blogging.

Love this post! All so very true...

I'm reading your blog for the first time, and WOW, this is one amazing post. It expresses perfectly everything I feel but could never express quite as eloquently as this.

Beautiful post about a sentiment I think about a lot. If I didn't have writing, I'm not sure I'd have any memories at all.

Why am I crying? Ack, why?

Amen, Kristen, amen.

How true. I did actually scrapbook my oldest sons trip to the ER, which I guess is a little weird.

I love your "mommy blog". Beautiful.

I think this is the best post you've ever written, Kristen. Beautiful.

Thank You!

Beautifully written. And so very, very true.

And now I'm crying.
That was beautiful Kristin- though it totally needs a kleenex alert or something at the top.

Words living on past remembering anyone's name: for Bossy that happened a couple of years ago.



Beautiful! Well said.


Nicely said.

That was amazing.


you gave me goosebumps.

My mother died in 1998, and it's these things -- stories from my childhood, details about big events in my growing up -- that I miss the most. Like her, without a mommy blog, they are gone forever.

I went from tears of laughter (TNG's post this morning) to actual tears. This went right to my heart.

Beautiful. And oh so true.

*SOB* You made me CRY!

That pretty much summed it up for me too. Well said, and even more well written.


Did I say AWESOME?

Because I meant AWESOME.

What a beautifully written post. And such a true sentiment.

Can I just say that this blog is a breath of fresh air for those of us who do not look at motherhood as a perfect experience.

I love you! (not in the creapy stocker sort of way, and not in that lesbian way either)


Mommy blogging serves an important purpose beyond simply chronicling your children's childhood. Of course, I'm sure you know this.

My children are quite grown (25 & 27) and I wished and longed for something like the internet back when they were young. As moms we were truly isolated.

It would have been so wonderful to be able to "meet up" with other moms and who were facing the same challenges and loneliness. It might have saved me from the depression that struck.

My question is, do you read beyond your demographic? Do you read blogs written by older women who have already traveled through child rearing? I'm just curious if there's a multi-generational cross-blogging thing going on or does everyone stay in their zone?

- Suzanne, the Farmer's Wife

Great writing. Well said.

Now I just have to keep up with *my* mommy blog. heh.

That was breathtakingly awesome! You go girl! By the way saw the Today show thing. YOU LOOKED GREAT!!!


Beautifully written. Exactly why I started to blog. My own mother sugar coats everything. I want my kids to know all of me, the good, the bad and the ugly.

Yep - this CERTAINLY beats going through the 8 years of photos and putting them in plastic sleeves with little fades comments beside.

Besides the love, this is one of the best things that a mother can give.

Your words said it all.

So many moms told me "write it down" or "take a picture" because you think you'll remember this but you won't. And it's true. I would give anything to time travel back so I could sit and smell their baby heads.

What an incredible post. You've captured it so well, and there ARE so many little things that will be forgotten. I too feel compelled to journal and write and photograph as much as I can. Great writing, thank you :)

(crying on keyboard)
Perfect. So perfectly written. So perfectly true.
Thank you for verbalizing it.

Mommy Blogs Unite! MBU.


It's blogging that makes me feel as if I'm adequately documenting my children's lives, even if their baby books are blank and the photos are still stuffed in envelopes.

Thanks for putting it so beautifully.

Perfect. Exactly.

Couldn't be said any better than that.

Beautiful. And perfect.

Exactly. Lovely.

Beautifully written! I love this post. Thank you.

BRAVO Kristen. Standing O.

Perfectly said, Kristen. Perfect.

Oooo, that is absolutely beautiful. Yes. That's what it's all about.
Fabulous post.

Perfectly said, Kristen. Perfect.

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