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Treat Your Teachers

11/19/14

Treat Your Teachers

A list of inexpensive "Just because" gifts to show your kids' teachers that you appreciate what they do

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What I Should Have Said to the Guy at Chipotle

11/17/14

What I Should Have Said to the Guy at Chipotle

A special needs mom reflects on what she should have said to a stranger who just doesn't get what families with disabilities really want and need -- a chance.

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Toddler Obsession: Star Wars Rebels

11/14/14

Toddler Obsession: Star Wars Rebels

How a half-hour of me time causes one mom to embrace her son's premature obsession with Star Wars Rebels

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Winterize: Mom's Rolling Boot Tray

11/12/14

Winterize: Mom's Rolling Boot Tray

How to make a simple rolling boot tray to store family snow boots neatly in a closet

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This is the Principal Calling . . .

11/10/14

This is the Principal Calling . . .

What's a Kindergarten mom to do when the principal calls?

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RSV: What Moms Need to Know

11/07/14

RSV: What Moms Need to Know

What moms need to know about RSV and babies

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Simple Mom-to-Mom Support

11/05/14

Simple Mom-to-Mom Support

A simple way-to-go note or text is sometimes all the encouragement moms need.

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What to Say When You Hear: We're Adopting

11/01/14

What to Say When You Hear: We're Adopting

How to greet the news that a friend or family member is adopting

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Last-Minute No-Carve Halloween Pumpkin

10/30/14

Last-Minute No-Carve Halloween Pumpkin

How to make a last-minute, no-carve, rat-infested Halloween pumpkin

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5 Great Nonfiction Picture Books

10/27/14

5 Great Nonfiction Picture Books

Nonfiction picture books are a great source of info for kids. Plus, 5 great fall reads

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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
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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Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

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Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

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The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

A parent's guide to The Marvel Experience at Lincoln Financial Field through July 5

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How to Get Kids to Drink Water

How to Get Kids to Drink Water

Make sure your kids stay hydrated this summer.

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5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Open Water

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Open Water

Beach-bound? Keep your kids safe around open water this summer.

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