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The Irrefutable Truth About Monster Trucks, Spoilers and Socks in the Dryer

07/31/13

The Irrefutable Truth About Monster Trucks, Spoilers and Socks in the Dryer

. . . or how to catch, keep and cherish time with your kids.

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Excuse Me, Who Said You Could Grow Up?

07/26/13

Excuse Me, Who Said You Could Grow Up?

Blogger Shivaun Williams relishes the fleeting nature of summer as her kids get older.

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Seas of Change

07/24/13

Seas of Change

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein reflects on the difficulty of change.

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Ask an Advocate: What’s the most important part of the IEP?

07/22/13

Ask an Advocate: What’s the most important part of the IEP?

Special needs advocate Lisa Lightner explains why she thinks Present Levels of Performance is the most important part of an individualized education plan.

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10 Ways to Raise a Prince Charming

07/19/13

10 Ways to Raise a Prince Charming

Mom blogger Toni Langdon lists 10 smart ways to raise a man every mom can be proud of.

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What's Your App-titude?

07/17/13

What's Your App-titude?

Mom blogger Rachee Fagg does a side-by-side comparison of a handful of iPhone photo apps.

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Things Not to Do, Ever

07/15/13

Things Not to Do, Ever

Seems a no-brainer, but mom blogger Trish Adkins has been surprised by what she's seen happening around her of late.

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Welcome Mat Mini-Makeover

07/12/13

Welcome Mat Mini-Makeover

Mom blogger Darla DeMorrow finds an easy fix for a faded door mat.

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Helping Those in Transition

07/10/13

Helping Those in Transition

Mom blogger Erin Flynn Jay has concrete ways you can help a friend who's on the job hunt.

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What Happens After Childbirth: 10 Things No One Tells You About Postpartum

07/08/13

What Happens After Childbirth: 10 Things No One Tells You About Postpartum

After giving birth, mom blogger Paige Wolf gets specific about the little secrets of postpartum recovery.

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Around the World in 60 Minutes

07/05/13

Around the World in 60 Minutes

Mom blogger Raya Fagg travels the world just by teaching ESL/civics a group of women from all over the globe.

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Changes in Our Food System

07/03/13

Changes in Our Food System

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle explains her concerns about modified food and sets out her rules on what to buy when browsing supermarket shelves.

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How-To: Make Your Own Play Dough

07/01/13

How-To: Make Your Own Play Dough

With a few simple ingredients and a pot, you can make a ball of dough to entertain your kids.

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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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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

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

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

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Check out the best children's books of 2015 as determined by The Horn Book Magazine.

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The Barnes Foundation Announces Free Weekday Admission for College and University Students

The Barnes Foundation Announces Free Weekday Admission for College and University Students

The Barnes Foundation now offers free weekday admission for college, university and graduate students and free Sunday admission for K-12 educators in the School District of Philadelphia.

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