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February 2014

A Mom's Vacation Planning Tips

02/28/14

A Mom's Vacation Planning Tips

Mom and professional organizer Darla DeMorrow knows how important it is to have vacation plans in the works.

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When Being "That" Mom Pays Off

02/26/14

When Being "That" Mom Pays Off

Mom blogger Shivaun Williams is happy to see that some of her hard work did rub off on her kids.

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10 Mom Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them

02/24/14

10 Mom Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them

One mom's special ways to show her kids how much she loves them

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WAHMs, Appreciate the Wins

02/21/14

WAHMs, Appreciate the Wins

A WAHM urges other work-at-home moms to enjoy every little professional victory.

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Melissa Fell Down

02/19/14

Melissa Fell Down

As her daughter drives for the first time, a long-ago tricycle ride is on mom blogger Lisa Weinstein's mind.

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My Family's Snow, Ice & Power Outage Story

02/17/14

My Family's Snow, Ice & Power Outage Story

Family helps mom blogger Hillary Chybinski and her kids through a power-outage ice storm exile.

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Mom's Movie Review: The Lego Movie

02/14/14

Mom's Movie Review: The Lego Movie

Mom of boys Trina O'Boyle reviews The Lego Movie--and applauds its emphasis on imagination.

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Mom-Approved No-Power Snow Day Activities

02/12/14

Mom-Approved No-Power Snow Day Activities

Another big snow is coming. Take a tip from 50 MK moms and have these activities ready, whether the power goes out or not.

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Fat Speak & Skinny Jeans

02/10/14

Fat Speak & Skinny Jeans

Mom blogger Rachee Fagg's surprised that clothes shopping can be just as fraught at both ends of the size range.

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Trip Report: I Love Disney World

02/07/14

Trip Report: I Love Disney World

Mom blogger Kelly Raudenbush remembers sunny days at Disney as she returns to a yard full of snow.

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Mom's Book Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

02/05/14

Mom's Book Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Mom blogger Jean Ladden reviews the young adult thriller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

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Snow Day

02/03/14

Snow Day

Yep, its snowing again. Here's how mom blogger Sandra Telep has been dealing with the cabin fever of a snow day stretch.

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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
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
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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Mommy Blogs

Mommy Blogs

MK's mommy bloggers share why they find the act of online journaling so rewarding.

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
Spring Break Water Safety

Spring Break Water Safety

3 tips on building kids' swim skills and water safety on your spring break vacation.

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Snow Day Snowmen

Snow Day Snowmen

MK readers share pics of their snow-day snowman masterpieces!

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Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Learn which camp expenses are tax-deductible.

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MetroKids' 2014 Parenting Media Association Awards

MetroKids' 2014 Parenting Media Association Awards

MetroKids won four 2014 Parenting Media Association editorial awards.

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March Preview

March Preview

Vax facts, picking a preschool and what kid must-see masterpieces at the area's art venues in MetroKids' March 2015 issue

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More on this topic »Mom's Health

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much

More moms than ever are binge drinking. How much alcohol is too much? Plus, where to seek help in the Delaware Valley.

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