Weekend links

by Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

…and since it’s both Mother’s Day weekend and National Poetry Month, I thought it fitting to link to our own poet, Sarah Park. All her poems are magical, but this one seemed to well represent the celebration of motherhood.

Happy Mother’s day, to ALL of you who mother well, in whatever shape or form.

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill

There’s no one way to be  a perfect mother,  and a million ways to be  a good one. -Jill Churchill

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  1. Truly breaks my heart about those girls. Hopefully the positive moves in Uganda will leak over to Nigeria and other places that are desperate for change.

  2. I show up every weekend excited to read your weekend links. :-). Good stuff as always. The only one I’m somewhat “meh” about is the mothers’s day post. I agree that some (many?) people expect too much and blow it way out of proportion but it felt like one more article/post encouraging mommy martyrdom. You know, ignore yourself. Don’t have wants or needs and certainly don’t express them because your job is to take care of everyone else. There needs to be a happy middle between this is my day and I’ll cry if I want to and I’m not a real human being and will stuff all of my emotions so I don’t get disappointed.

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    Rheagan says:

    Thanks for the link to The276 and indirectly to BuildingTomorrow. BT was started by a friend of a friend of mine, and I am really proud of this organization. It really is a great group of people.

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