Thanks, blue milk, for passing this award on to me. I’ve never gotten a blog award before, so you can imagine my delight. It only took just a little under an hour for me to figure out how to put it in my sidebar, but you can darn well bet that I wasn’t giving up until I got it there, right at the very top. I took only the very slightest bit of offense to you thinking that my blog might be boring, and I’ve recovered completely. I admire your blog for the way in which it helps create community, for it’s tireless linking to other posts and blogs, for it’s inclusivity, for the way you’ve created a platform for the exchange of ideas. As Harriet Lerner PhD, said in The Dance of Deception, ” Feminism taught us that when we share what is most shameful and private, we learn that it is most universal and shared.” Your blog, in it’s invitation to communication exchange, helps us all to continue to stand up for what is right.
I don’t have nearly the blog filofax that you do, but here are some of the blogs that I like to read:
Under the Sun ….the very first blog I ever read, and the inspiration for my own. A homeschooling mama of four boys under the age of 8 who can and does do pretty much anything she sets her mind to, from homesteading to piloting bush planes. I often think of her when I’m worried that I won’t be able to manage something.
Snickollet …..another inspiring woman, raising twin toddlers on her own after the death of her husband from cancer. She doesn’t shirk from telling it like it is, and I’ve been a regular reader since I stumbled across her blog a year ago.
Organically Inclined …..”have less, be more” is the tagline. Attachment parenting, gardening, living simply, living cheaply, eating well, and issues including homelessness, poverty and global warming.
The world according to e …… a writing mama with all sorts of interesting thoughts.
Challenging Assumptions…. author, poet, journalist, editor, co-founder of several magazines, and a pioneer of the unschooling movement, having made the decison to raise her girls without school 35 years ago. A continually critical look at the way our society and media represent the truth.
Highly Gifted Minds….an uncompromising investigation into the world of gifted education and the lives of intellectually gifted individuals. There aren’t many blogs out there that deal with this topic, and it’s one that I’m very interested in, having had to forge a unique educational path for son#1.
I hope I haven’t surprised too many of the bloggers that I’ve mentioned, considering that I’m a regular reader, not a regular commenter, and I’m sure that many of you don’t know I exist. I hate to impose them on you, but these are the rules in this link exhange:
- Put the logo onto your blog.
- Add a link to the person who awarded it to you.
- Nominate at least 7 other blogs.
- Add links to these blogs on your blog.
- Leave a message for your nominee on his/her blog