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June 2013

The Mixed Blessing of a Quick Birth

06/28/13

The Mixed Blessing of a Quick Birth

Mom blogger Sandra Telep discusses the benefits and challenges of having a quick birth.

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An Open Letter to the Parents of Kids Who Come to My House for a Play Date

06/26/13

An Open Letter to the Parents of Kids Who Come to My House for a Play Date

Mom blogger Shivaun Williams lays out the play date rules in her house.

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Toddler Technology: Three Learning Apps You Don't Want to Miss

06/24/13

Toddler Technology: Three Learning Apps You Don't Want to Miss

Early literacy expert Marissa Kiepert Truong reviews three book-related apps to get toddlers learning.

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Drapery Flowers

06/21/13

Drapery Flowers

Mom blogger Jeanne McCullough used craft store supplies to dress up a set of nursery drapes.

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Frozen on the High Dive!

06/19/13

Frozen on the High Dive!

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein recalls the time her 13-year-old self took on the mighty high dive.

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Should You Move to a More IEP-Friendly School District?

06/17/13

Should You Move to a More IEP-Friendly School District?

A Day in Our Shoes blogger Lisa Lightner discusses the pros and cons of moving to a school district known for its attention to students with special needs.

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Distraction vs. Saying No

06/14/13

Distraction vs. Saying No

Mom blogger Toni Langdon discusses the fine art of motherly distraction.

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My Mom Moment

06/12/13

My Mom Moment

Mom blogger Rachée Fagg recalls the dramatic medical moment when she truly became a mother.

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Five Months

06/10/13

Five Months

Mom blogger Trish Adkins marvels at the love she has for her five-month-old son.

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Please Buy Me a Drink!

06/07/13

Please Buy Me a Drink!

Blogger Darla DeMorrow explores the etiquette of buying someone a drink at a bar.

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A Milestone Achieved

06/05/13

A Milestone Achieved

Mom blogger Erin Flynn Jay takes stock of the last five years as she registers her daughter for Kindergarten.

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Whale Tales and Pool Noodle Tribulations

06/03/13

Whale Tales and Pool Noodle Tribulations

Mom blogger Marion Kase muses about the Melville-sized demands of a backyard pool.

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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!

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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