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20 Ways to Communicate with Your Child

02/12/16

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

02/10/16

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

02/05/16

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

02/03/16

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

01/29/16

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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How to Purge and Organize Your Wardrobe

01/28/16

How to Purge and Organize Your Wardrobe

Ask yourself six simple questions to clear the clutter from your wardrobe.

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Best Cookbooks for Kids

01/20/16

Best Cookbooks for Kids

Want to teach your child to cook? Check out these kid-friendly cookbooks!

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When We Must Say "I'm Sorry" to Our Kids

01/18/16

When We Must Say "I'm Sorry" to Our Kids

When parents are stressed, sometimes we say or do things we regret. One mom shows the power of a sincere apology to her kids.

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Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids

01/13/16

Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids

Kids may never love chores, but these tips add an element of fun to get them motivated.

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Smiling Success: Mastering the Art of the Group Picture

01/11/16

Smiling Success: Mastering the Art of the Group Picture

Mom blogger Brie Latini gleefully watches her son who has social challenges take a group picture with his school friends.

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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
Kathryn M. Martin, Mamacado
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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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

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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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