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The Apology

07/24/15

The Apology

A mom who's bullied and been bullied ponders the statute of limitations on an apology.

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Split Custody: A Mom's Reality

07/20/15

Split Custody: A Mom's Reality

A divorced mom reflects on the harsh realities of split custody.

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Moms on Alert: Asbestos in Crayons

07/17/15

Moms on Alert: Asbestos in Crayons

How one mom salvaged a recycled crayon project in the wake of reports that found asbestos in four brands of kids' crayons

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DIY Backyard Fun on a Dollar Store Budget

07/15/15

DIY Backyard Fun on a Dollar Store Budget

Make DIY backyard chalk and bubble baskets for just $15.

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07/13/15

50 Ways to Beat Summer Boredom Outside

50 outdoor activities to beat summer boredom

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Kids TV Watch: Mutt & Stuff

07/10/15

Kids TV Watch: Mutt & Stuff

A preview of Nickelodeon's new preschool series Mutt & Stuff, starring Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan and his son Calvin

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Or: Hello, Is It Me You're Looking For?

07/08/15

Or: Hello, Is It Me You're Looking For?

A former helicopter mom figures out her place in her independent teen's life

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Son vs. Summer Camp

07/06/15

Son vs. Summer Camp

Summer camp vs. independence: a mom/son struggle

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10 Patriotic Songs for Your 4th of July

07/03/15

10 Patriotic Songs for Your 4th of July

Mom blogger Lisa Lightner serves up 10 classic music videos to celebrate America.

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5 Great Card Games for Kids

07/01/15

5 Great Card Games for Kids

5 fun card games for kids

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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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Papal Visit Playbook for Parents

Here's a look at activities, closures and background information parents should know about for the World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-27 in Philadelphia.

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CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

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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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