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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

August Guest Blogger Extravaganza:
That's a Wrap!

What a month! It's hard to believe another August has come and gone.

It's time to wrap up the August Guest Blogger Extravaganza. Throughout the month I have been priviledged to bring you guest posts from some of my favourite blogging moms. I can't thank them enough for allowing me to take this much needed break!

Click the button to view the list of 
contributors and links to their stories

It's been an emotional month. We've laughed, we've cried, we've nodded recognition as we identified with the stories being shared, and we've connected with some magnificent women.

I have never met these moms in person, and our history together is relatively short, yet they are women I would proudly call friends. We are geographically challenged - we may never sit down to dinner together or arrange play dates for our kids - but we share common goals, common struggles and a common wish to somehow make the world a better place. We believe that through sharing our stories - the dramatic, the tragic, the funny, the tragically funny - we can connect with and learn from others, and remind each other and ourselves that we are not alone.

I want to thank my guests for opening up their hearts, for trusting me with their stories, and for allowing us to see ourselves in them. Ladies, thank-you for informing us, for the laughter, and for providing us with moments to reflect on our own lives as we remember the people and events that matter so dearly to us.


  1. Oh, Sue, I'm so glad we could all share here together! Thank you for including me. It really has been great getting to know other blogging moms!

  2. What a wonderful way to sum up the month! So glad to be a part of it, thank you Sue!

  3. What a great end to an awesome month! It was an honor and a pleasure being part of your extravaganza...I hope one day we'll really be able to sit down to dinner together as we watch our little ones play. Maybe it's about time I report that missing mail =D

  4. I love your sentiments on being friends despite being "geographically challenged" in the proximity department. Seconded!

    It was such an honor to be a part of this extravaganza, and to be in such excellent company! Thank you so much for that, both for what it was and for paving the way to FTIAT. You are one rockin' lady. ♥

  5. Rach, Christine, Deb and Rachel: you are all such wonderful women, and I'm happy to know you. I'm so honoured to have featured you all here!

    Rachel, I agree it's time!

    Deb, congrats on your Gratitude feature. Scheduled until next February? You go, girl! Guess I have some time to write my contribution. :p

  6. LOL, yeah--the entries came in a little faster than I expected! The good news about this is that I've been able to reassure folks there is truly no hurry. Deadline? When inspiration strikes! :)

  7. Aww, thanks so much for hosting this! I "met" some great new bloggers :)
    Thanks for having me.