Favourite Reads {7}


My Favourite Reads Books Blogs Love

Oh, My Favourite Reads, how I have neglected you so.

I apologize dearly for that. But a new job opportunity may have distracted me for a wee bit while I try to figure out a work, mom, life, blog balance. Hopefully we are back at it and ready to start the new year off right! Please enjoy these great reads from the past week.

Co-Pilot Mom: Not One More Minute

“Not one more minute” and “I deserve a person in my head that accepts me, at last” are quotes that will not leave me this year.

Experienced Bad Mom: What I Can Do

Katy changed her frame of mind (from negative to positive) and came up with a list of things she can do throughout the year to change some of her – perhaps – bad habits. I am thinking I should do this too.

Stop Drop And Blog: The Hard Doesn’t Mean The Good Did Not Happen

Perspective. That is what this post is all about. Yes, of course the bad times are hard. But that does not mean we forget the good.

Lauren Casper.com: When Someone Saw More To The Story

Beautiful post about a random act of kindness. I love an uplifting story such as this one.

Talking in All Caps: A 9 Months Pregnant Mom’s Christmas Home Tour

This is hilarious. And exactly what a tour of my house would look like if I took pictures right now. Only with more mini hockey sticks. Well, tons of mini hockey sticks.

Ideally Speaking: 10 Reasons I’m Not A Perfect Mother

I bet many of us could have written the post that Crys bravely wrote. I am definitely not the perfect mother. I am guilty of many things on her list.

Life On Manitoulin: 39 Things I Have Learned

The more I learn about Christine, the more I would love to meet her in real life. This is a great reflective post on living her 39th year.

IMASHLEYMI: The Barbie Car Under The Tree

This is a mother doing parenting right! I love Ashley and her writing.

Curtains Are Open: 10 Days of Zucchini

What a wonderful and unique way to lift a friend’s spirits. Colleen is definitely a friend you want to have.

Sparkle Shiny Love: What Do I Have So Much Mother’s Guilt

Yes, I plead guilty of having so much mother’s guilt.

Real Talk Moms: It’s Not A Midlife Crisis, So Go Away!

Straight up post. Love it.

And finally…

Dear, Hummingbird: A Letter To My Last Year Self

A great reflection on the past year of her life and the advice she would have given to herself. This would be a great writing exercise for us all.

Please share some of your favourite reads from the past week below!

Brandy Reid is a stay at home mom to two very active and hockey obsessed boys. As a former YA librarian, Brandy loves to read and is obsessed with reading everyday whether it be books or blogs. Brandy proudly admits that she is a wee bit addicted to social media, especially Twitter. She also believes that everything in life you can related to the iconic TV Show Friends. No day is complete without chocolate.


  1. Kim@Co-Pilot Mom
    January 5, 2015 at 7:06 PM

    Oh, thank you Brandy! I’m so honoured to have been included in your favourite reads this week – I am touched by your kind words.

    • Brandy
      January 5, 2015 at 9:36 PM

      You are very welcome. I really enjoy reading your blog. Definitely one of my favourites.

  2. Katy @ Experienced Bad Mom
    January 6, 2015 at 9:16 AM

    Thank you, Brandy, for including me! I see lots of blogs, too, that I haven’t read and that look like must-reads!

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