Join in the 100 Wishes Quilt for an Adopted Chinese Girl

[Editor's Note: I love how BlogHer Nancy at Ordinary Miracles and the Crazy 8 incorporates the cultures of her internationally adopted children into their family's life. She has a section on her blog dedicated to recreating authentic Vietnamese food. And now, as they await the adoption of a baby girl from China, Nancy is asking for help in creating a traditional Chinese 100 Wishes Quilt to welcome their new daughter. Read on to find out more and learn how you can help. --Grace] ...more
Mazie was my grandmother's name. I miss her so so much. She was the strongest woman I know. I ... more

Join in the 100 Wishes Quilt for an Adopted Chinese Girl

[Editor's Note: I love how BlogHer Nancy at Ordinary Miracles and the Crazy 8 incorporates the cultures of her internationally adopted children into their family's life. She has a section on her blog dedicated to recreating authentic Vietnamese food. And now, as they await the adoption of a baby girl from China, Nancy is asking for help in creating a traditional Chinese 100 Wishes Quilt to welcome their new daughter. Read on to find out more and learn how you can help. --Grace] ...more
I'm up to 78 quilt squares/wishes so far! Only 22 more to go! I think I can... I think I can... more

The Lessons A Mom Learns From Homework

[Editor's Note: Oh the agonies of homework! It's bad enough for the kids, but it's sure not easy on the mom, either. I myself have a homework-resister-in-training, so reading this post from Nancy at Ordinary Miracles & The Crazy 8 chilled me to the bone. In a funny way. And in a wise way, too. Here's a snippet; click through to read the whole post!—Stacy] ...more
HI BoyMomBlogger! I'm Nancy, mama to Mr. not-doing-his-homework-for-a-huge-variety-of-reasons. ... more