Tuesday, August 5, 2008

carnival time at a great new site

All moms are special, but some are extraordinary.

One mom, the amazing Heidi Hess Saxton, is certainly above average. She is a very busy Catholic mom, writer, blogger, editor of Canticle Magazine and author of Behold Your Mother: A Bouquet of Love to Mary from Her Children.. (Bezalel, 2008.)

Her latest project is the new blog the Extraordinary Mom's Network.

Heidi defines "extraordinary moms" this way:

There are three main types of EMs: Those who are extraordinary in their calling — especially adoptive and foster mothers as well as step-mothers and others raising children to whom they did not give birth; those who are extraordinary in life’s challenges — those facing infertility and other reproductive issues, domestic violence survivors, and mothers of large families; and those who are mothers of extraordinary children — those with physical or emotional problems, or with chronic or terminal illnesses.

As a mom of seven children, one of them a child with serious challenges who left this world at an early age, I fit two of those categories. But the truth is ALL moms will find something of interest here.

Heidi kicks things off with a carnival this week. Stop by for a visit!

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