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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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Weekend Planner: April 24, 2015

Weekend Planner: April 24, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 24 - April 26, 2015.

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Weekend Planner: April 17, 2015

Weekend Planner: April 17, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 17 - April 19, 2015.

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Weekend Planner: April 10, 2015

Weekend Planner: April 10, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 10 - April 12, 2015.

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Weekend Planner: April 3, 2015

Weekend Planner: April 3, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 3 - April 5, 2015.

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Weekend Planner: March 27, 2015

Weekend Planner: March 27, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for March 27 - March 29, 2015.

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MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
A Mom's Guide to Lacrosse

A Mom's Guide to Lacrosse

A mom new to boys' lacrosse explains the popular spring sport for other parents.

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Motherhood by the Numbers

Motherhood by the Numbers

Motherhood by the number, a countdown in verse

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Top 5 Toddler Complaints

Top 5 Toddler Complaints

5 everyday things that send a 2-year-old into a toddler tantrum

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Dads' POV: Free Range Chickens

Dads' POV: Free Range Chickens

Why are we so scared of free-range parenting?

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9 Fun Things to Do With Kids' Art Projects

9 Fun Things to Do With Kids' Art Projects

9 ways to decide which kid art projects to keep, display or throw away

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

All about the 2nd annual Main Line Talent Show, featuring 36 young singers, dancers and musicians from 20 Greater Philadelphia schools

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April 2015 Preview

April 2015 Preview

Standardized tests, Autism Awareness Month articles and nature spots for kids mark our April 2015 issue.

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Spring Break Water Safety

Spring Break Water Safety

3 tips on building kids' swim skills and water safety on your spring break vacation.

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Snow Day Snowmen

Snow Day Snowmen

MK readers share pics of their snow-day snowman masterpieces!

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Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Learn which camp expenses are tax-deductible.

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