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Voter Registration: Why & When

09/22/14

Voter Registration: Why & When

Why readers need to register to vote for the Nov. 4 election. Plus, voter registration deadlines for Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey

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From the Mouths of Babes

09/19/14

From the Mouths of Babes

A sweet comment by her 4-year-old daughter helped one busy mom take stock of what's important.

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Hidden Philly: The Fairmount Water Works

09/17/14

Hidden Philly: The Fairmount Water Works

A visit to the Fairmount Water Works teaches a Philly family about their water supply.

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Rainbowtown: A Play That Teaches

09/15/14

Rainbowtown: A Play That Teaches

How parents can use Two Ducks Theatre Company's play Rainbowtown as a teaching tool

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Mom's Movie Review: Dolphin Tale 2

09/11/14

Mom's Movie Review: Dolphin Tale 2

A mom's spoiler-filled review of Dolphin Tale 2, opening today.

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12 Habits of Happy Parents

09/10/14

12 Habits of Happy Parents

12 healthy habits to get into to keep parents and kids happy

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Back to School: Mom the Stalker

09/08/14

Back to School: Mom the Stalker

What happens when mom stops following their child to the bus stop yet gives in to an overprotective nature?

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Milestone: Her First Day of Kindergarten

09/05/14

Milestone: Her First Day of Kindergarten

An adoptive mom waxes nostalgic on the occasion of her daughter's first day of Kindergarten.

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Mom's Healthy Lunchbox Tips

09/03/14

Mom's Healthy Lunchbox Tips

Healthy lunchbox ideas to make sure your kids eat well at school

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Goodbye Summer: September Looms

09/01/14

Goodbye Summer: September Looms

One mom's reflection on the bittersweet nature of the end of summer

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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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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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April 2015 Preview

April 2015 Preview

Standardized tests, Autism Awareness Month articles and nature spots for kids mark our April 2015 issue.

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Spring Break Water Safety

Spring Break Water Safety

3 tips on building kids' swim skills and water safety on your spring break vacation.

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