Jennifer Hudson, Silver Linings, and Special Needs Bill of Rights - Links We Love

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Parents of kids with special needs now have their own Bill of Rights, thanks to Max's mom Ellen. "We have the right to expect our kids to be seen for who they are as individuals, not as labels or diagnoses," she writes. -- To the Max

The Motherhood hosted a live chat yesterday with Alyson Schafer, author of "Honey, I Wrecked the Kids." Read the transcript, or find out when their next live chat will be.

Dance recital season is over, but thanks to the wonder of video, we can relive those adorable moments again and again. Urlesque has some of the cutest little ballerinas.

My kids are just barely in school, and already I'm saying "I wish they'd made that when my kids were babies." Cool new baby products, at Alpha Mom.

Did you grow up in the 80s? Here are five reasons to be thankful you survived. Do you think our generation of parents go overboard, or were the safety improvements necessary? -- Strollerderby

Love a good silver lining? Here are 25 good things about the recession: a return to good manners, focus on the family, and giving back, to name a few. -- BabyCenter

A very, very pregnant Jennifer Hudson performed at Michael Jackson's memorial yesterday, singing the song "Will You Be There." -- Celebrity Baby Blog

Those fireworks last weekend mean that summer's in full swing. Risa Green's got a great list of things she loves about summer -- what's your favorite? -- Mommy Track'd

One hovering mom learns that she's got to keep her anxiety in check while letting her young teen spread her wings. Do you worry when your teens head out on their own? -- Divine Caroline


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