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April 2013

Judge-y Pants: One Size Fits All

04/29/13

Judge-y Pants: One Size Fits All

Mom blogger Trish Adkins gives other moms permission to get judge-y with one another.

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Things I Observed Over the Brim of My Coffee Cup

04/26/13

Things I Observed Over the Brim of My Coffee Cup

Random morning observations of a working swim mom.

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A Letter to My 15-Year-Old Self

04/24/13

A Letter to My 15-Year-Old Self

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein looks at her teenaged daughter through the lens of her 15-year-old self.

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What to Do When Your Child Stops Napping

04/22/13

What to Do When Your Child Stops Napping

Mom blogger Darla DeMorrow shares tips on what to do when your kids stop napping.

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Pill Popping in Pregnancy: Necessary Evil or Green Mom Copout?

04/19/13

Pill Popping in Pregnancy: Necessary Evil or Green Mom Copout?

A green mom reluctantly turns to conventional medicine during an illness-plagued pregnancy.

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The Fragility of Life

04/17/13

The Fragility of Life

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, a mom ponders the meaning of letting her kids grow and go.

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Defying Gravity for Real!

04/15/13

Defying Gravity for Real!

Mom blogger Raya Flagg learns to let go on the flying trapeze.

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A Shelter Cat Finds a Forever Home

04/12/13

A Shelter Cat Finds a Forever Home

Mommy blogger EJ Curran adopts a rescue cat.

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A Caribbean Trip to Remember

04/10/13

A Caribbean Trip to Remember

Mom blogger Erin Flynn Jay files a trip report on a family vacation to San Salvador.

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Join Me – Ban the Plastic Bag

04/08/13

Join Me – Ban the Plastic Bag

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle takes a stand against the use of plastic shopping bags.

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Grocery Store Man Aisles – Brilliant or Insulting?

04/05/13

Grocery Store Man Aisles – Brilliant or Insulting?

Mom blogger Hillary Chybinski debates the phenomenon of grocery store "man aisles."

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I Fought the Bow . . . and the Bow Won

04/03/13

I Fought the Bow . . . and the Bow Won

I have always been of the school of thought that those huge bows/flowers that people strapped to their babies' heads were ridiculous. Are people really that desperate to let people know that the tiny human they are carrying is a girl?  Those things can't be comfortable. What purpose do they serve, exactly? Then my daughter was born. It began with a gift of small tasteful bows from a friend. I smiled politely and thought I would pass them along to another family. Then one day, as I was dressing her, it's like they were calling to me. "I could just try one on her," I thought to myself. From that moment on I was hooked. Soon I was online ordering bigger and more absurd bows and flowers. I'm not sure how to explain this 180. I still think those...

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Searching for the un-send button

04/01/13

Searching for the un-send button

Mom blogger Shivaun Williams offers examples of why we need a way to erase errant text messages.

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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!

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