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A Checkmark on the Adoption Form

05/02/14

A Checkmark on the Adoption Form

An adoption experts highlights Chinese orphans whose special needs can be a hindrance to adoption.

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Mom's Book Review: Maple

04/30/14

Mom's Book Review: Maple

A mom's review of the picture book Maple by Lori Nichols

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This Is Not a Fire Drill

04/28/14

This Is Not a Fire Drill

Mom instincts kick in during a fire emergency in a public building.

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Green and Pro-Vaccine

04/25/14

Green and Pro-Vaccine

A green mom explains why it's not hypocritical to be both an environmentalist and pro-vaccine.

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Preschoolers and Stealing

04/23/14

Preschoolers and Stealing

The rational way one mom decided to teach her preschooler not to steal

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Mom's Book Review: The Giver

04/21/14

Mom's Book Review: The Giver

A mom reads Lois Lowry's YA classic along with her middle-schooler.

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#Care About Christina

04/18/14

#Care About Christina

A local autism death leads a special needs advocate and mom of a child with autism to demand accountability.

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 Friendship and Childhood Cancer

04/16/14

Friendship and Childhood Cancer

A mom recalls the way her daughter's cancer fight cast her closest friendships in a new light.

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Protect Your Credit After the Target Credit Breach

04/14/14

Protect Your Credit After the Target Credit Breach

Make sure your credit and identity are protected in the wake of the Target credit breach.

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Pineapple Spinach Smoothie Cubes

04/11/14

Pineapple Spinach Smoothie Cubes

A quick and easy recipe to use up spinach in a healthy, delicious way

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About This Blog

Outstanding Delaware Valley mom 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
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
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 mom blogger and would like to contribute to MomSpeak, please e-mail editor@metrokids.com.

 

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