Are you a mom who, despite the hardships you've had to face, never gives up hope? We’re looking for moms whose blogs inspire others with their stories of determination and courage.

We are trying to promote and recognize the work of moms who blog with this contest, rather than blogs that are intended for mom readership. Therefore, this contest is only open to moms.

To ensure that votes are fairly acquired we do not allow for any prizes or giveaways in exchange for votes.

Voting ended on Mar 7, 2012 at 4pm PT. Top 25 Moms with Inspiring Families - 2012 is now closed.

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TOP 25
http://www.veronking2003.blogspot.com/

Blogging about randomness until life flipped upside down on Nov. 9, 2010 when my husband died suddenly of a heart attack, leaving behind our two small children and me 6 months pregnant. Now, my blog has turned my outlet of outpour as we pick up the pieces.

Interview with Everyday Kings

5107 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.BrookeFightsBack.org

Since her stage IV cancer diagnosis 4 yr. old Brooke's mom hasn't left her side. They now stay at Ronald McDonald House of NYC, 1,600 mi. away from home for nearly 10 mos. giving out THOUSANDS of Hats/Hair Blossoms to KIDS FIGHTING CANCER ~ GLOBALLY.

Interview with Brooke's Blossoms & Buddies ~ Brooke Fights Back

2242 Votes

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TOP 25
http://leahgillen.org/

In May 2011, the love of my life left me for Heaven following his suicidal death. As a single mom to a teenage girl, I use this blog as a means to bring hope, through Christ, to other moms facing life in spite of tragedy or difficult circumstances.

Interview with Out of Deep Waters

1850 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.makemeamary.com

Can a frazzled single mom learn to do life on her own with a crazy schedule, a full-time job, a shoe-string budget, and a messy house full of dogs and kids--and still remember to put God first? Behold a life transformed by one prayer: Lord, make me a Mary.

Interview with Make Me A Mary

1707 Votes

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TOP 25
http://newmomnewcancer.blogspot.com/

Kezia and her daughter Saoirse both battled cancer in 2011. This blog profiles their struggles from Kezia's point of view. Kezia is now in remission, but sadly, Saoirse lost her battle to Neuroblastoma in December.

Interview with New Mom... New Cancer

1603 Votes

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TOP 25
http://blessthisfamily2010.blogspot.com

In July 2010 I was 6 months pregnant and a widow at 35. A year and a half later, loving every minute with my daughter Olivia. Here are the stories and every day real life struggles of a Widow/Single Mom/Only Parent raising her 15 month old daughter.

Interview with Bless this: Family

1286 Votes

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TOP 25
http://beautyforashes-joannah.blogspot.com/

Was living happily ever after with the love of my life until disaster struck in the form of kidney cancer. Michael went home to be with the Lord in 2010. Since then I've been incredibly blessed with the birth of our beautiful daughter, Michaela Grace.

Interview with Beauty for Ashes

1174 Votes

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TOP 25
http://textgeorge.blogspot.com

The roller coaster magic of parenting 3 under 6...one with Smith Magenis Syndrome! My family,my passion for special needs orphans, my job as a professional artist and my food stealing terrier all keep me spinning x

Interview with Flight Platform Living

940 Votes

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TOP 25
http://uswithoutyou.blogspot.com/

My husband died in 2009 when our daughter was 10 days old and our son was 17 months old. Although this is not how I pictured raising a family, I still find great joy in being a mom! I write about our family and my experiences as a young widow on my blog.

Interview with Us Without You

863 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.widowschristianplace.com/

You're not alone. Here's a safe place, a growing place, a way out of the shadows of grief . . . This blog provides resources and Biblical direction for helping you trust Jesus through one of life's most difficult challenges.I maintain this blog out of gratitude to the Lord for how He pulled me...

Interview with Widows Christian Place

859 Votes

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TOP 25
http://rockstarronan.com

Meet the most inspiring little boy who ever lived. Ronan Sean Thompson will not only change your life with his beauty but with his fire, courage and spiciness as well. He's starting a Rovolution. The love between him and his mother, will change the world.

Interview with Rockstar Ronan

745 Votes

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TOP 25
http://ourjourneytoanewnormal.blogspot.com

My husband was suddenly taken from us on 11/5/11, the result of a tragic accident at a job site. My strong faith in the LORD has sustained me and our children through these first couple unbelievable months.

Interview with Our Journey to A New Normal

609 Votes

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TOP 25
http://widow2010.blogspot.com

Learning to live with loss is a journey that doesn't end. This blog chronicles the journey I am on, learning to live without my husband and raise my two boys alone the best way I know how.

Interview with Missing Bobby: A Widow's Journey

609 Votes

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TOP 25
http://2peasinthepod.blogspot.com

A blog about becoming a young widow at the age of 29 and being left with 10 month old twins to raise on my own. The blog chronicles my journey through grief and recovery, finding myself again, rebuilding a new life for me and my kids, and hopefully finding love and happiness along the way!

Interview with 2 peas in the pod

580 Votes

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TOP 25
http://godsrainbowsinourlives.blogspot.com/

I am a mother of 13 kids (12 came via adoption from foster care) who is in the process of adopting 5 more kids with Down Syndrome. This blog is shows our journey to them and their journey to us, as well as God's blessings of putting them in our hearts.

Interview with God's Rainbows in Our Lives

551 Votes

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TOP 25
http://amber-webb.blogspot.com

Half my heart is in Afghanistan and the other half belongs to a little boy with Designer Genes. I love the Lord, I love my family, I love stringing words together and sharing our story. I am blessed.

Interview with Oh, The Tangled Webb We Weave

503 Votes

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TOP 25
http://TruthInWeakness.blogspot.com

As God is healing me from a health crisis that left me totally incapacitated, He's also healing me from the bondage of having to have it all together. Join me as I bare my brokenness & wrestling, on a journey toward freedom & grace like never before.

Interview with Truth in Weakness

450 Votes

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TOP 25
http://bereavedandblessed.com/

A blog about learning to cope and find joy in the journey when life doesn’t go as we hope, dream and plan (whether due to infertility, loss, illness and/or other circumstances). Kathy is married with three children (two here and one in Heaven).

Interview with Bereaved and Blessed

437 Votes

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TOP 25
http://biogirlblog.com/

A Biologist who writes about her life, her family, and the fact that sometimes making a baby isn't as easy as they teach you in Science class!

Interview with Bio-Girl

428 Votes

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TOP 25
http://thecookiegal.wordpress.com/

A blog about me, life after the death of my son, and sometimes just random thoughts! I talk a lot about my son Alexander who died on April 1, 2011 after a 13 month battle against neuoblastoma. I try to speak about topics near and dear to me.

Interview with The Cookiegal

412 Votes

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