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June 2014

Summer Organizing for Moms

06/30/14

Summer Organizing for Moms

Organizing tips to keep kids on track during the summer

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Get Kids on a Summer Schedule

06/27/14

Get Kids on a Summer Schedule

How to keep kids on schedule in the summer

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Salon Leo

06/25/14

Salon Leo

The game of "salon" connects mom to son in a downright luxurious way.

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About "About Me"

06/23/14

About "About Me"

Watching her daughter fill out an About Me assignment gives a mother insight into the 5-year-old's feelings about being adopted.

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Mom's Book Review: Around the World

06/20/14

Mom's Book Review: Around the World

Review of Matt Phelan's graphic novel Around the World for tween summer reading

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Mom's Museum Review: The Franklin Institute's Karabots Pavilion

06/16/14

Mom's Museum Review: The Franklin Institute's Karabots Pavilion

A mom's review of Your Brain and Circus: Science Under the Big Top at the Franklin Institute's new Karabots Pavilion

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Disney Without Me?

06/13/14

Disney Without Me?

What happens when kids age out of the family vacation and get ready to go to Disney World without mom and dad?

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Tap Water: Better Than Bottled

06/11/14

Tap Water: Better Than Bottled

A green mom blogger compares Philadelphia and Allentown tap water to bottled water, with surprising results.

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Tween Summer Reads

06/09/14

Tween Summer Reads

A preteen boys summer reading list

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The Victory of Last Place

06/06/14

The Victory of Last Place

For a child with autism, it's not where you place, it's how you run the race.

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Why the School Year Needs to End Now!

06/04/14

Why the School Year Needs to End Now!

5 reasons why we should never, ever make up snow days

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The Glamorous Life?

06/02/14

The Glamorous Life?

The curse of the celebrity mom soapbox

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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
Mara Gorman, The Mother of All Trips
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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Mothers' Influence on Local Celebs

Mothers' Influence on Local Celebs

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5 Ways for Busy Moms to De-Stress

5 Ways for Busy Moms to De-Stress

Life gets crazy, but time for yourself is crucial. Try these stress-relief tips!

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'Titus' at the Painted Bride Art Center

'Titus' at the Painted Bride Art Center

See "Titus" at the Painted Bridge Art Center in Phill May 19-22.

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How to Choose the Right Dance Class for Your Child

How to Choose the Right Dance Class for Your Child

Tips from a long-time dance instructor on what to look for in a dance program for your child.

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How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

Tips to teach kids how to protect the environment.

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