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Does Your Older Child Try to Parent Younger Siblings?

01/08/16

Does Your Older Child Try to Parent Younger Siblings?

Mom blogger Kathryn Martin tackles how to break the habit of an older sibling bossing around his little sister, while still teaching him responsibility.

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New Year, New Post

01/06/16

New Year, New Post

Mom blogger Rachee Fagg set New Year's resolutions that include more time to enjoy people and pastimes.

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Resolve to Focus on Priorities in 2016

01/04/16

Resolve to Focus on Priorities in 2016

Mom blogger Stephanie Glover has chosen "focus" as her word--and concept--of 2016. What will be your word of the year?

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My Kids Bring Laughter to Our Home

12/28/15

My Kids Bring Laughter to Our Home

Do your kids make you laugh? Mom blogger Shivaun Williams's kids have her rolling with uncontrollable laughter!

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"When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Mommy"

12/21/15

"When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Mommy"

Writer Avril Somerville hears her youngest daughter say that she wants to be a mommy and wonders how her role as a SAHM may play into her daughter's wish.

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I'm A Dad and I Parent, Too

12/18/15

I'm A Dad and I Parent, Too

Dad blogger Chris Bernholdt reflects on how some dads struggle to be regarded as an equal partner in the raising of their children.

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Rules For Kids

12/16/15

Rules For Kids

Mom blogger Lindsey Schuster sets the household rules for her children that will never, ever, ever be broken. Except sometimes.

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Join the Award-winning MomSpeak Blog Roll

12/14/15

Join the Award-winning MomSpeak Blog Roll

MetroKids seeks mom & dad bloggers to share their insights on our MomSpeak page and in excerpts in our print magazines.

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Treat Your Family to Gingerbread Pancakes

12/11/15

Treat Your Family to Gingerbread Pancakes

Enjoy a healthier version of a restaurant-style breakfast with mom blogger Trina O'Boyle's recipe for gingerbread pancakes.

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Mornings with a Teenage Daughter

12/09/15

Mornings with a Teenage Daughter

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein reflects on how mornings differ from when her 18-year-old daughter was a newborn and then a young child.

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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
Kathryn M. Martin, Mamacado
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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Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Learn about the environment while you play minigolf at Linvilla Orchard's indoor course.

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Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Learn surprising facts about tarantulas at the Academy of Natural Science's newest special exhibit.

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2016 Book & Media Award Winners Showcase Diversity

Find out which books won the prestigious 2016 Newbery and Caldecott Medals and other prizes for children's lit.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

The beloved star of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood comes to the Merriam Theater in a live, interactive performance Jan. 15-16, 2016.

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2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

Check out the best children's books of 2015 as determined by The Horn Book Magazine.

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