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Picture Books for Music and Animal Lovers

11/20/15

Picture Books for Music and Animal Lovers

Share these delightful picture books about music, animals and friendship, selected by mom blogger Rachee Fagg, and make a simple musical instrument of your own.

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins for Picky Eaters

11/13/15

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins for Picky Eaters

Sneak chia seeds — a healthy superfood — into delicious pumpkin muffins for a snack that will please your picky eater while providing extra nutrition.

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12 Unhelpful Pieces of IEP Advice for Parents

11/11/15

12 Unhelpful Pieces of IEP Advice for Parents

Mom blogger Lisa Lightner counters unhelpful advice for parents working on IEPs for their children.

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A Late Night Visitor

11/10/15

A Late Night Visitor

Post-bedtime conversations with her son turn out to be some of the most meaningful for mom blogger Lindsey Schuster.

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Part with the School Papers. . . Keep the Memories

11/06/15

Part with the School Papers. . . Keep the Memories

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein sifts through bins of her daughter's elementary school papers to make room for college memories.

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Optimize Your Workday

11/04/15

Optimize Your Workday

Working moms: Break your work day into chunks to maximize how much you can accomplish.

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A Glimpse of Foster Mothers at a Chinese Orphanage

11/02/15

A Glimpse of Foster Mothers at a Chinese Orphanage

Mom blogger Kelly Raudenbush visits a Chinese orphanage and observes the hard-working foster parents who keep it running smoothly.

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Philadelphia Public School: Yesterday and Today

10/30/15

Philadelphia Public School: Yesterday and Today

Mom blogger Paige Wolf compares her suburban public school experience with her son's city school experience and finds some positive similarities.

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Hindsight: An Ode to Parenthood

10/28/15

Hindsight: An Ode to Parenthood

A humorous poem by mom blogger Lindsey Schuster on childhood phases, reminding us that we'll look back and laugh.

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Fire Safety Tips for Your Family

10/19/15

Fire Safety Tips for Your Family

Learn fire safety tips from mom blogger Stephanie Glover and practice them with your family.

Posted at 11:13 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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