Wordless Wednesday – Good Mom w/linky

It turns out this is not so much of a Wordless Wednesday for me this week…..

I had this photo taken in the Molson room at SCCTO.  It’s not as much a statement about myself as it is about all of the other fabulous moms I met that weekend (I do need to add that I met some wonderful women that are not moms as well).  We are all so diverse – stay at home moms, work from home moms, work outside the home moms, single moms, married moms, etc. spread across this country, but the fact that we are all  mothers is a very strong common thread and it is so refreshing to know a group of mother’s that are supportive of one another.  I chose the internet/social media background for a couple of reasons.  The first is obvious, I was at a social media conference and that was another common thread that brought me together with these women, and I also chose it as a statement against all of the mom bashing that is so prevalent both in the media and online.  Until I was a mother myself I had no idea how hard parents could be on one another. Breast feed, bottle feed, co-sleep, crying it out – parenting is already a huge job with some tough choices that need to be made, we need to support each other in this monumental job that we have to raise healthy, happy kids!

So the sign says “I am a good mom” but I am also saying that “You are good mom!”


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  1. That sounds like a fun event! I think most bloggers are good moms. We take the time out to review products for our kids and blog to record things about them.

  2. What a nice message.

  3. I agree heartily! We bloggers are all good mothers!

  4. Great message! It sounds like a good time!

  5. I love the message and I agree 100%!

  6. I remember this! I made my daughter make a sign and do it. She wont' let me post the pic..She's no fun!! Thanks for sharing and Yes We are good Moms! Thanks for this great post.

  7. Awwww so cute!! A good mom indeed! 🙂

  8. Yes I remember your daughter and her sign too 🙂

  9. Well said. I too didn't realize all the judging. Being a parent sure is a tough job! You are a GREAT Mom!
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    Besos, Sarah
    Zookeeper at Journeys of The Zoo

  10. I think most moms are good moms. We may not do everything exactly like everyone else, but we all try our best to ensure our kids are happy and healthy, and at the end of the day, that's all that matters. Great message 🙂

  11. That's nice that you got to group together w/so many other moms! Happy WW!

  12. What a great message!

  13. Love it, and totally agree.
    If you have not done so yet, we would love to have you come share/link via our WWHop: http://www.craftyspices.com/hops/wwhop
    Happy Halloween!

  14. What a perfect message to share and a great reminder, thank you!

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