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If You Give a Mom a Moment's Rest...

04/30/12

If You Give a Mom a Moment's Rest...

Even if you haven't read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, you'll probably recognize this refrain from mom blogger Jeanne McCullough.

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Teaching Little Ones To Recycle

04/27/12

Teaching Little Ones To Recycle

Mom blogger Brandi Jeter says modeling good practices is the best way to build a recycling foundation for toddlers. See her participate in an iVillage video on this topic.

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Thoughts on Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day

04/24/12

Thoughts on Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day

Blogger Marion Kase will bring her daughter to the office, hoping she learns that both motherhood and a career can rock.

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Bully: A Review

04/23/12

Bully: A Review

Mom blogger Raya Fagg reviews the movie and relates her own bullying experiences and those of her children.

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She’s Just a Lazy Stay-at-Home Mom

04/20/12

She’s Just a Lazy Stay-at-Home Mom

Yeah, right. All moms must deal with never-ending guilt, judgmental stares and comments, says blogger Stephanie Glover.

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Stop Pink Slime in School Lunches

04/18/12

Stop Pink Slime in School Lunches

Petition the USDA to ban this substance made of connective tissues and beef scraps from use in the National Lunch Program, urges mom blogger Paige Wolf.

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Twaddletalk Tuck

04/16/12

Twaddletalk Tuck

To celebrate Poetry Month, blogger Rachée Fagg reads Twaddletalk Tuck by Jack Prelutsky.

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When Your Toddler Drops the Nap

04/13/12

When Your Toddler Drops the Nap

Here's how work-at-home mom blogger Erin Flynn Jay solved the challenge to her productivity

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Adventure Aquarium's New Kid Zone

04/11/12

Adventure Aquarium's New Kid Zone

Jennifer Auer of Jersey Family Fun visits the Adventure Aquarium's new kids' area with her children. It's an "amazing little play space," she reports.

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The Gift

04/09/12

The Gift

Mom blogger Trish Adkins says "finding the gift" can help us discover hidden treasures in most situations, good and bad.

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Milk Jug Turned into a Sandwich Container

04/06/12

Milk Jug Turned into a Sandwich Container

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle finds a recycling craft to do with her son: making a sandwich container out of a milk jug.

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Why My Mother Hates Me

04/04/12

Why My Mother Hates Me

Blogger Kelly Jopson-Brown reminisces none too fondly about her mother's hair styling techniques.

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Invited to the carnival…but can’t ride any of the rides.

04/02/12

Invited to the carnival…but can’t ride any of the rides.

With no provisions for special needs, kindergarten registration becomes a cruel experience for mom blogger Lisa Lightner.

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About This Blog

Outstanding Delaware Valley mom bloggers share insights about their kids or themselves, family experiences or ways they handled parenting situations. Their items — often reposted from their blogs — reflect everyday experiences that anyone can relate to rather than political viewpoints or belief systems.

MomSpeak Contributors

Trish Adkins, Yoke
Jennifer Auer, Jersey Family Fun
Stacy Heenan Biscardi, Wifty & Shifty
Hillary Chybinski, My Scraps
EJ Curran, Four Little Monsters
Darla DeMorrow, The Pregnant Entrepreneur
Rachée Fagg, Say It Rah-Shay
Raya Fagg, And Starring As Herself…MRSRFKJ
Erin Flynn Jay, Mastering the Mommy Track
Marion Kase, Helicopter-Caterpillar
Jean Ladden, Jean's Book Reviews
Brie Latini, ( . . . a breezy life)
Toni Langdon, Tickles and Time Outs
Lisa Lightner, A Day in Our Shoes
Jeanine Ludwikowski, Mommy Entourage
Jeanne McCullough, Mom Hearts Pinot
Trina O'Boyle, O’Boy! Organic
Kelly Raudenbush, My Overthinking
Sandra Telep, West Philly Mama
Marissa Kiepert Truong, Land of Once Upon a Time
Lisa Weinstein, The Mixed Up Brains of Lisa Weinstein
Shivaun Williams, Dar Liomsa (In My Opinion)
Paige Wolf, Spit That Out!

If you are a Philadelphia-area mom blogger and would like to contribute to MomSpeak, please e-mail editor@metrokids.com.

 

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