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Modern Families Blog Carnival – April 2009 April 6, 2009

Filed under: April 2009 — blackbv @ 9:48 am

Welcome to the April 6, 2009 edition of modern families. Well April is definitely living up to the sterotype here … rain, rain, a bit of snow and more rain. At least this gives us a reason to take our time reading through the many submissions. What better way to spend a horrible, rainy, Monday morning …

Around the House

  • Gary presents How to Buy Hiking Boots posted at Camping Tips, saying, “Good hiking boots are generally expensive, but worth the cost when comparing them to cheaper boots.”

  • Jenny Jen presents Designer Snuggie posted at, saying, “I love my Snuggie, I wore it every day during the winter and spilled all kinds of food on the poor blanket with sleeves, but just when my old Snuggie started looking stained and faded, another Snuggie came out!”


  • Helene Zemel presents Introducing The Piano Blog posted at The Piano Blog, saying, “The purpose of this blog is to provide information for both beginners and advanced students as well as piano teachers on various aspects of piano pedagogy and technique.”

Family Affairs

Health & Fitness

Money & Finances



  • dalehrabi presents The Dark Side of Olivia posted at The Perfect Baby Handbook, saying, “This is an entry from The Perfect Baby Blog, a new blog that sprang from my new humor book from HarperCollins, The Perfect Baby Handbook: A Guide for Excessively Motivated Parents, which is designed to provide comic relieve to modern parents who are stressed out by the super-parenting movement. I’m a NYC-based magazine editor (Details, Mademoiselle, ELLE). Thanks for you considerationl”



  • Dating321 presents Breaking Up Tips posted at Free Dating Advice, saying, “Breaking up is difficult to do, but it is important you go about in a mature and respectful way.”

  • Jim DeSantis presents 5 Ways To Keep Your Marriage Healthy posted at On Line Tribune | Marriage Matters, saying, “When you are married or even in a long term live-in relationship, sometimes it’s hard to understand what is going wrong, and it takes only the most basic advice to clear the fog of confusion. Try these 5 ways to keep your marriage or relationship healthy.”


That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of modern families using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.