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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
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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More on this topic »Mom Matters

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
Summer Is Here!

Summer Is Here!

Stories on last-minute camp signups, summer plans, summer learning, summer reading and great new rides at PA & NJ amusement parks and waterparks

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Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Where to go in and around Delaware to find outdoor learning opportunities

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

How to ensure that your child is safe in and around the water

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A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake

What Pinterest-inspired birthday cakes for kids look like when they come out of a real mom's kitchen

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Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

All about the 2nd annual Main Line Talent Show, featuring 36 young singers, dancers and musicians from 20 Greater Philadelphia schools

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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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