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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: February 12, 2016

Weekend Planner: February 12, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 12 - Feb. 15, 2016..

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Weekend Planner: February 5, 2016

Weekend Planner: February 5, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 5 - Feb. 7, 2016..

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Weekend Planner: January 29, 2016

Weekend Planner: January 29, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Jan. 29 - Jan. 31, 2016.

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Weekend Planner: January 22, 2016

Weekend Planner: January 22, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Jan. 22 - Jan. 24, 2016..

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Weekend Planner: January 15, 2016

Weekend Planner: January 15, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Jan. 15 - Jan. 17, 2016..

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Learn about the environment while you play minigolf at Linvilla Orchard's indoor course.

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Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Learn surprising facts about tarantulas at the Academy of Natural Science's newest special exhibit.

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2016 Book & Media Award Winners Showcase Diversity

Find out which books won the prestigious 2016 Newbery and Caldecott Medals and other prizes for children's lit.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

The beloved star of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood comes to the Merriam Theater in a live, interactive performance Jan. 15-16, 2016.

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2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

Check out the best children's books of 2015 as determined by The Horn Book Magazine.

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MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
20 Ways to Communicate with Your Child

20 Ways to Communicate with Your Child

Tips and tactics that keep the lines of communication open between you and your child.

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Mixed Fruit Challah Bread Recipe for Kids

Mixed Fruit Challah Bread Recipe for Kids

Your kids can bake their own challah with this egg-free recipe.

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Why Our Family Celebrates Chinese New Year

Why Our Family Celebrates Chinese New Year

Mom blogger Kelly Raudenbush's family finds festive ways to celebrate her adoptive daughter's birth culture during Chinese New Year.

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Boys, Come Date My Daughters

Boys, Come Date My Daughters

This dad blogger isn't afraid of his daughters growing up and starting to date because he's preparing them to be empowered, independent women.

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Children's Books About Inclusion and Acceptance

Children's Books About Inclusion and Acceptance

Share these books with your kids to help them to understand how differences make us each special.

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