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October 2013

Have You Met the Switch Witch?

10/30/13

Have You Met the Switch Witch?

Mom blogger Jennifer Auer shares the tale of the Switch Witch, who replaces Halloween candy with healthier gifts.

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Price Check on Skeletons

10/28/13

Price Check on Skeletons

A seasonal bake tale from mom blogger Marion Kase

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Read and Play: Pots and Pans

10/25/13

Read and Play: Pots and Pans

Mom blogger and early reading specialist Marissa Kiepert Truong has simple play ideas with Pots and Pans for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Off the Charts

10/23/13

Off the Charts

Mom blogger Sandra Telep reports on how the sticker chart parenting concept is working in her house.

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The Upper Darby Goodwill

10/21/13

The Upper Darby Goodwill

Mom blogger Rachée Fagg finds that there's more than bargains at her local Goodwill store.

Posted at 09:18 AM | Permalink | Comments

The Change Jar

10/18/13

The Change Jar

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein reflects on everything the humble change jar has afforded her family.

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Cursive-ed and other news from Back-to-School Night

10/16/13

Cursive-ed and other news from Back-to-School Night

Mom blogger Trish Adkins marvels over the educational info received at her daughter's Back to School Night.

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While Change Can be Hard to Win, Large Corporations Take Small Steps

10/14/13

While Change Can be Hard to Win, Large Corporations Take Small Steps

Mom blogger Paige Wolf muses about small wins and ongoing frustrations in effecting green-living changes.

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Shame Shame

10/11/13

Shame Shame

Mom blogger Raya Fagg takes Congress to task for the government shutdown.

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Tips & Tricks for Riding the Bus

10/09/13

Tips & Tricks for Riding the Bus

Mom blogger EJ Curran shares advice for getting the kids up, out and on the bus on time.

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Pregnancy & Insurance: ObamaCare/ACA

10/07/13

Pregnancy & Insurance: ObamaCare/ACA

Pregnant Entrepreneur blogger Darla DeMorrow discusses what pregnant women need to know about ObamaCare.

Posted at 06:00 AM | Permalink

Drop the Guilt

10/04/13

Drop the Guilt

Mom blogger Toni Langdon thinks it's time for moms to get over their guilt.

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Tell Congress You’re Tired of Families Being Pawns in Politics

10/02/13

Tell Congress You’re Tired of Families Being Pawns in Politics

Mom blogger and special needs advocate Lisa Lightner has a message to Congress about the government shutdown.

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About This Blog

Outstanding Delaware Valley mom 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
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
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 mom blogger and would like to contribute to MomSpeak, please e-mail editor@metrokids.com.

 

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