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September 2013

Dear Valley Forge Military Academy

09/30/13

Dear Valley Forge Military Academy

Mom blogger Stacy Biscardi turns to a venerable shaper of men to help whip her 4-year-old into line.

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How to Handle the Homework Hassle

09/27/13

How to Handle the Homework Hassle

Mom blogger Hillary Chybinski explains how she organizes the homework strategy in her house.

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Love: As Simple As Dog-Year Math

09/25/13

Love: As Simple As Dog-Year Math

Mom blogger Shivaun Williams hits upon the formula for gauging longtime love.

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Apple Picking with Kids

09/23/13

Apple Picking with Kids

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle talks about the autumn joys of apple picking and lists some of her favorite farms.

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Getting Oriented

09/20/13

Getting Oriented

Mom blogger Jeanne McCullough attends her very first school orientation.

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Read and Play: Intentional Play-Based Learning Activities for Babies

09/18/13

Read and Play: Intentional Play-Based Learning Activities for Babies

Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong uses an autumnal board book take the lead for a baby-based sensory lesson.

Posted at 08:27 AM | Permalink

Little Lion Man

09/16/13

Little Lion Man

Mom blogger Sandra Telep muses on the power of music to link her little Leo to the Lion King.

Posted at 08:18 AM | Permalink

How to Make Recycled Crayons from Broken Crayon Pieces

09/13/13

How to Make Recycled Crayons from Broken Crayon Pieces

Mom blogger Paige Wolf finds a colorful use for otherwise unusable kids' craft items.

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Waiting at the Bus Stop with Mommy

09/11/13

Waiting at the Bus Stop with Mommy

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein recalls the first school bus trip her teenage daughter ever took.

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09/09/13

Why Motherhood Rocks

Mom blogger Marion Kase poses a pictorial question at the breakfast table.

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Getting Rid of Cable

09/06/13

Getting Rid of Cable

Mom blogger Rachée Fagg turns off the TV and gets her life back.

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Introducing the Homework Station . . . And Other Back to School Tips

09/04/13

Introducing the Homework Station . . . And Other Back to School Tips

Mom blogger EJ Curran gets organized for the school year with a dedicated homework station.

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Self-Care Vital for Moms

09/02/13

Self-Care Vital for Moms

Mom blogger Erin Flynn Jay learns that a weekend away is just the "me time" the doctor ordered.

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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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December 2014 Preview

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The December 2014 previews discusses MetroKids' Holiday Survival Guide, our annual Toy Test and one of the "Worst Toys of 2014"

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Mermaids & MasterChef Junior Casting

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November Preview: On the Table

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Nov. 2014 preview, plus are moms drinking too much, Thanksgiving traditions, a focus on special needs and the board-games kickoff to our annual holiday Toy Test.

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School Days: Don't Forget Your Resilience

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Why resilience is an important tool for school success

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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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