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Make Your Daily Routines Easier

03/14/16

Make Your Daily Routines Easier

Steps you can take to keep you and your child with special needs on track all day with less frustration.

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Prom-posals for Kids with Special Needs

03/10/16

Prom-posals for Kids with Special Needs

Elaborate proposals to go to prom are rampant on social media, including typical students asking their classmates with special needs. This mom blogger wants her son's future prom date — should he choose to go to prom — to take him as an equal, not out of pity or as her good deed.

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The Unattainable Parent of the Year Award

03/07/16

The Unattainable Parent of the Year Award

Parents aren't perfect, and we don't have to be.

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You're Gonna Miss the Diapers

03/02/16

You're Gonna Miss the Diapers

A mom blogger's humorous take on life with a newly potty trained child.

Posted at 02:58 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1

Spring Cleaning Tips

02/29/16

Spring Cleaning Tips

Get the house spic and span with these tips from the pros!

Posted at 12:07 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1

Tips for Taking Kids to an Art Museum

02/26/16

Tips for Taking Kids to an Art Museum

Worried that taking your kids to an art museum would be a disaster? It doesn't have to be! Check out these tips for a happy and educational visit.

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Egypt Comes to The Franklin Institute

02/22/16

Egypt Comes to The Franklin Institute

Find out about the new exhibit called "Lost Egypt."

Posted at 03:32 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1

Parent-Teacher Conferences and the IEP

02/19/16

Parent-Teacher Conferences and the IEP

How to navigate a traditional parent-teacher conference for your child who has an IEP.

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Sell the House, Keep the Memories

02/17/16

Sell the House, Keep the Memories

It may make sense to sell the family home to downsize when the kids are grown, but that doesn't make it easy to say goodbye to a special place.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments: 1

20 Ways to Communicate with Your Child

02/12/16

20 Ways to Communicate with Your Child

Tips and tactics that keep the lines of communication open between you and your child.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

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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
Mara Gorman, The Mother of All Trips
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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The 2016 Kids Corner Music Festival

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The Science Behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at family-favorite movies at the Franklin Institute's newest exhibit.

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