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Take a stand against Big Chemical

10/31/12

Take a stand against Big Chemical

Mom blogger Paige Wolf believes its time to update outdated federal laws regulating the chemical industry by passing the Safe Chemicals act.

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Stream of consciousness: cozy and safe

10/29/12

Stream of consciousness: cozy and safe

For "Stream of Consciousness Sunday," mom blogger Rachée Fagg spent five minutes typing what makers her feel cozy and safe. Here's what she came up with.

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6 months to life

10/26/12

6 months to life

Mom blogger Jeanne McCullough finds that parenthood has given her a new empathy, not only for children but for all people.

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Will you check their Halloween candy?

10/24/12

Will you check their Halloween candy?

Mom blogger M.B. Sanok checks her kids' Halloween candy out of habit more than real fear -- or maybe the motive is a sweet tooth.

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Candy on a roll

10/22/12

Candy on a roll

Mom blogger Marion Kase confesses to raiding her kids' Halloween candy, and to her dislike of the classic treat that rhymes with "footsie."

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Candy without junk? It’s UNREAL

10/19/12

Candy without junk? It’s UNREAL

Health foods blogger Trina O'Boyle recommends a new candy called UREAL. It leaves out many unhealthy ingredients found in traditional chocolate and peanut butter cups.

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Celebrating back to school

10/17/12

Celebrating back to school

With four children and one on the way, mom blogger EJ Curran was happy to see her kids waiting for their school bus and proud to have survived the summer.

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Random acts of kindness to moms

10/15/12

Random acts of kindness to moms

On her weekly grocery ordeal with the kids, mom blogger Stephanie Anderson receives a random act of kindness. She calls for moms to do more of these good deeds.

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When the first born becomes the older sibling: children's books to help with the transition

10/12/12

When the first born becomes the older sibling: children's books to help with the transition

Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong has found books that incorporate important ideas as her daughter gets ready for the birth of her new little brother.

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Fall is in the air

10/10/12

Fall is in the air

Fall is when the frizz takes a break and on Sunday, each game is celebrated as if it were the BIG game.

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Have fun & learn with Frankenweenie! — free printables + sensory friendly screening info

10/08/12

Have fun & learn with Frankenweenie! — free printables + sensory friendly screening info

MomMom blogger Lisa Lightner links to activities for the animated dog monster movie and notes AMC has scheduled it for sensory screenings.

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Hey kids, can you hear me now?

10/05/12

Hey kids, can you hear me now?

One in five teens experiences hearing loss. Parents can improve kids' hearing health by requiring them to turn down their headphone volume.

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Breaking up with your pediatrician

10/03/12

Breaking up with your pediatrician

When the pediatrician didn't support her breastfeeding practices, mom blogger Sandra Telep decided it was time to change doctors.

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What to do with a gift of peaches: cobbler!

10/01/12

What to do with a gift of peaches: cobbler!

Mom blogger Raya Fagg chose Paula Dean's recipe, and used Bisquick. Skip the vanilla, she advises.

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About This Blog

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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