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Keep kids entertained during holiday travel

11/25/14

Keep kids entertained during holiday travel

Whether you're visiting family by car, plane or train, you can plan unplugged, inexpensive activities for your kids, notes mom blogger Hillary Chybinski.

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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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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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