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Dads' POV: Free Range Chickens

04/20/15

Dads' POV: Free Range Chickens

Why are we so scared of free-range parenting?

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9 Fun Things to Do With Kids' Art Projects

04/17/15

9 Fun Things to Do With Kids' Art Projects

9 ways to decide which kid art projects to keep, display or throw away

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3 Tips for Mom Accountability

04/15/15

3 Tips for Mom Accountability

3 easy ways a busy single mom holds herself personally accountable for her life choices.

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Moms' Review: The Philadelphia Zoo

04/13/15

Moms' Review: The Philadelphia Zoo

A mom reviews 5 great things to do with kids at the Philadelphia Zoo.

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25 Special Education Acronyms

04/10/15

25 Special Education Acronyms

A list of 25 of the most commonly used IEP/special-ed acronyms

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Is My Kitchen Trying to Kill Me?

04/08/15

Is My Kitchen Trying to Kill Me?

A green mom's take on the hidden dangers that lurk in the kitchen

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The Rules-Don't-Apply-to-Me Club

04/06/15

The Rules-Don't-Apply-to-Me Club

Spring school events bring together all sorts of parents, including those in the Rules Do Not Apply to Me Club.

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Moms' Movie Review: A Girl Like Her

04/03/15

Moms' Movie Review: A Girl Like Her

A mom and teen review a new movie about high school bullying

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Moms' Book Review: Jacob's New Dress

04/01/15

Moms' Book Review: Jacob's New Dress

A picture book about gender nonconformity

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Stagestruck: Kids & Theater

03/30/15

Stagestruck: Kids & Theater

Why one mom believes performing is a great thing for her kids

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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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August 2015 Preview

August 2015 Preview

The Aug. 2015 issue includes stories about charter schools, cool school supplies, gifted kids, public speaking, local U-pick farms and end-of-summer fun.

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CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

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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