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January 2012

Meds That Mom Gives You… Worth It At All?

01/30/12

Meds That Mom Gives You… Worth It At All?

Blogger M.B. Sanok describes the difficult tradeoff parents face in medicating a child with special needs.

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A Penn State Moment

01/29/12

A Penn State Moment

Blogger Trish Adkins, taking a cue from the recent Penn State controversy, decides to intervene in a school fight.

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Elmo Has Left The Building

01/27/12

Elmo Has Left The Building

Mom blogger Jo-Lynn Shane finds a solution to the annoying problem that thousands of parents grapple with.

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How To Keep Your Kid in School!

01/25/12

How To Keep Your Kid in School!

When parents participate in school events, they help battle the dropout problem, maintains mom blogger Jennifer Auer.

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Princess, It Is

01/23/12

Princess, It Is

Blogger Brandi Jeter realizes that her 2-year-old, Ayva, really IS a princess!

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A Farewell to Tai-Ta

01/20/12

A Farewell to Tai-Ta

Blogger Jeanne McCullough anticipates the sad day when a tiger will no longer be a tai-ta to her toddler daughter Anna.

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The Ever After Audition

01/18/12

The Ever After Audition

Whether she's the cow or the screwdriver, blogger Marion Kase has a soft spot for her children's Littlest Pet Shop-inspired fantasy play.

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Even a Broken Clock is Right Twice A Day: A Smart FWD

01/16/12

Even a Broken Clock is Right Twice A Day: A Smart FWD

A forwarded item from her mother reminds blogger Paige Wolf that prior generations were far greener than modern parents.

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Mommy's Not Guilty Anymore

01/13/12

Mommy's Not Guilty Anymore

Blogger Rachée finds that being a middle school mom might require stepping back.

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Therapeutic Photography

01/11/12

Therapeutic Photography

Blogger Lisa Lightner describes the therapeutic effects of a photo project involving her son, who has special needs.

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Kidworth: Teaching Savings in Action

01/09/12

Kidworth: Teaching Savings in Action

Mom blogger Julie Meyers Pron recommends the website Kidworth as a way to encourage saving.

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They Should Make a Patch for This

01/06/12

They Should Make a Patch for This

Going against her own decision, mom blogger Kelly Jopson-Brown used a binky and paid the price.

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Let Them Eat Cake Because I Hate Dinnertime

01/04/12

Let Them Eat Cake Because I Hate Dinnertime

Mom blogger Trish Adkins comes to grips with her mealtime ideal of good eating and uninterrupted conversation.

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The 7 Wonders of Parenthood

01/02/12

The 7 Wonders of Parenthood

The pyramids have nothing on mom blogger Stephanie Glover's amazing (but recognizable) mom moments.

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About This Blog

Outstanding Delaware Valley mom and dad 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
Chris Bernholdt, DadNCharge
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
Stephanie Glover, A Grande Life
Erin Flynn Jay, Mastering the Mommy Track
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
Lindsey Schuster, Sisters to Sons
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 parenting blogger and would like to contribute to MomSpeak, please e-mail editor@metrokids.com.

 

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Here's a look at activities, closures and background information parents should know about for the World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-27 in Philadelphia.

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CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

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Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

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Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

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Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

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The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

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A parent's guide to The Marvel Experience at Lincoln Financial Field through July 5

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