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Geocaching with Kids

08/11/14

Geocaching with Kids

Geocaching as a fun Philly family activity

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Hidden Philly: The Spruce Hill Bird Sanctuary

08/08/14

Hidden Philly: The Spruce Hill Bird Sanctuary

The Spruce Hill Bird Sanctuary is a hidden Philly treasure.

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Make a Vacation Video

08/06/14

Make a Vacation Video

Mom tips for making fun vacation videos with the kids

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Eye Contact and Adoption

08/04/14

Eye Contact and Adoption

Eye contact is key to bonding with adopted kids.

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Mom's Book Review: Overwhelmed

08/04/14

Mom's Book Review: Overwhelmed

A busy mom/professional organizer reviews Overwhelmed: Work Love and Play When No One Has the Time.

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8 Kids' Backyard Water Activities

07/30/14

8 Kids' Backyard Water Activities

Backyard water activities to keep the kids cool and happy in the heat of summer

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Kids' Summer Stargazing Guide

07/28/14

Kids' Summer Stargazing Guide

How to get the kids looking up at the night sky this summer

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Vacation Without Kids: A Surprise for Mom

07/25/14

Vacation Without Kids: A Surprise for Mom

It is possible to take a vacation without the kids and feel OK about it.

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Mom's Movie Review: Disney Planes — Fire & Rescue

07/23/14

Mom's Movie Review: Disney Planes — Fire & Rescue

Mom's movie review of Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue, including advice for kids with special needs and a spoiler alert

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It's Like This

07/22/14

It's Like This

Parenting is as simple as you let it be.

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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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