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How-to... save your holiday cards

01/05/15

How-to... save your holiday cards

Mom blogger Hillary Chybinski each year creates a mosaic from the holiday cards sent by friends and family. Here's how she does it.

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Raise the Minimum Wage

01/02/15

Raise the Minimum Wage

Pennsylvania did not join New Jersey and Delaware in raising the minimum wage on New Year's Day. Here's one mom's view as to why it should have.

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The Post About New Year's Resolutions

12/31/14

The Post About New Year's Resolutions

Mom blogger Rachée Fagg weighs in on NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS (said in a Morgan Freeman voice-of-God voice)

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The darkest days of winter

12/29/14

The darkest days of winter

With mixed traditions lasting well into January, mom blogger Sandra Telep's family has adopted a "Darkest Days of Winter" calendar of Christmas, New Year's and solstice activities.

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Christmas? I'm not ready

12/24/14

Christmas? I'm not ready

Mom blogger Shivaun Williams has been so busy she hasn't had time to watch the usual Christmas videos. So we've provided a Mister Heat Miser clip.

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12/22/14

A Holiday Chuckle

Funny holiday cartoons, just in time!

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DIY Holiday: Chalkboard Wrap

12/19/14

DIY Holiday: Chalkboard Wrap

DIY chalkboard holiday wrap is an easy DIY approach to present presentation.

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You're a Mean One . . . Mommy Grinch

12/17/14

You're a Mean One . . . Mommy Grinch

The confluence of Hanukkah and Christmas poses challenges to a multicultural mom.

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Family holiday planning with special needs

12/12/14

Family holiday planning with special needs

Mom blogger Lisa Lightner borrows the acronym SWEEPS to give families with special needs a smoother holiday season.

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DIY Holiday Gift: Grandkids' Measuring Stick

12/10/14

DIY Holiday Gift: Grandkids' Measuring Stick

The Grandkids' Measuring Stick, a quick and easy DYI holiday gift, lets grandparents track their grandkids' growth.

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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
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
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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