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Office Depot's Generous Program

09/03/15

Office Depot's Generous Program

Mom blogger Raya Fagg laud the Office Depot Foundation's program to help families who can't afford school supplies.

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Give to Your School, Cash Free!

08/31/15

Give to Your School, Cash Free!

There are a surprising number of ways to help your school besides donating money.

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20 Late Summer Family Fun Ideas

08/28/15

20 Late Summer Family Fun Ideas

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle suggests ways to enjoy the last little bit of summer with your kids.

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Dad Music Review: Play Date

08/25/15

Dad Music Review: Play Date

Rock with this album for kids and parents alike.

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Mom's DIY Home Office

08/21/15

Mom's DIY Home Office

How to carve out a home office space in a cluttered dining room

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Kids' Dog Books for the Dog Days of Summer

08/10/15

Kids' Dog Books for the Dog Days of Summer

A kids' librarian's top 10 list of picture books about dogs

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Are We Raising Tyrants?

08/07/15

Are We Raising Tyrants?

5 tips for raising kind, resilient, unspoiled kids and teens

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Clean-Up TIps for 5-Year-Olds

08/05/15

Clean-Up TIps for 5-Year-Olds

Mom's advice on how to get a 5-year-old to clean up her room

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Dear Kid in My Shopping Cart

08/03/15

Dear Kid in My Shopping Cart

A letter on how kids should (NOT) behave on a mommy-and-me shopping trip.

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Countdown to Kindergarten

07/31/15

Countdown to Kindergarten

A mom reflects on the bittersweet moment as her "baby" gets ready to go to school full-time.

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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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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

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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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