Erin is a mom of two and has been with Today’s Mama for ten years. She is charged with finding and sharing all of the wonderful things the web has to offer. She is particularly fond of food, photography, printables, and funny things. She writes about losing weight in her Healthy Living for Mom series, and is chronicling her attempt to master her DSLR camera with her series, Big Girl Camera.

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Weekly Perspectives Round Up: Mother’s Day Edition

Happy Early Mother’s Day!

My wish for you: A Mother’s Day full of so many warm fuzzies that you have to turn on the A/C. Oh, and the chance to sleep in would be FANTASTIC.

Enjoy the helpful, entertaining, delicious and always thoughtful posts from this week, including this idea from Beth Vrabel on how to get everyone involved in planning your summer vacation.


Buttermilk Cake from Leigh Anne Wilkes

Mother’s Day Slow Cooker Meal by Karen Petersen

A bundle of coupons for your next trip to the grocery store from Erin Collard.

Slim Down Your Sandwiches from Emily Hill

With Kids…

Discount Store Scavenger Hunt from Raejean Roberts

(I would have loved to do this as a teenager!)

Children’s Book Picks and Tips from Vanessa Brown

(This woman is my book GURU.)

Writing Camp: An Ideal Place for Young Writers to Shine by Carrie Finlinson


Mikarose by Allison Czarnecki

What to Wear When Your Day Feels Like Endurance Training by Hillary

(Amen! Excuse me while I go toss out all of my big t-shirts.)


The Mother Artists by Emily King

How to hold your SLR camera by Erika Snow

Add Textures to Your Photos from Marcel Walker


Running vs. Walking by Sarah Dunham

Multitask During Those Midnight Wakings by Emily Hill


Is that free credit report really FREE? by Megan

Great News from Lisa Anderson – We have a job!

Life Lessons…

Helpful observations from Kathryn Jones on dealing with post-divorce visitations.

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