Son Blogs to Help Mom Avoid Foreclosure

Clever Christopher Simmons is employing some heart-string tugging efforts to help his mom avoid foreclosure. What mother wouldn't be proud of that?

Simmons' mom, now living in a California retirement community, is having trouble unloading her Tudor in St. Louis, Mo., so he applied some 2.0 to the situation and started a blog called Buy My Mom's House.

The home is a tad grandmotherly, but at a reasonable $129,000, that can be changed.