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Rules For Kids

12/16/15

Rules For Kids

Mom blogger Lindsey Schuster sets the household rules for her children that will never, ever, ever be broken. Except sometimes.

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Join the Award-winning MomSpeak Blog Roll

12/14/15

Join the Award-winning MomSpeak Blog Roll

MetroKids seeks mom & dad bloggers to share their insights on our MomSpeak page and in excerpts in our print magazines.

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Treat Your Family to Gingerbread Pancakes

12/11/15

Treat Your Family to Gingerbread Pancakes

Enjoy a healthier version of a restaurant-style breakfast with mom blogger Trina O'Boyle's recipe for gingerbread pancakes.

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Mornings with a Teenage Daughter

12/09/15

Mornings with a Teenage Daughter

Mom blogger Lisa Weinstein reflects on how mornings differ from when her 18-year-old daughter was a newborn and then a young child.

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Follow Santa on Christmas Eve with NORAD

12/07/15

Follow Santa on Christmas Eve with NORAD

Count down to Christmas while playing games at Santa's North Pole Village, and follow Santa's path on Christmas Eve, all with the NORAD Tracks Santa site.

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Quality Time for Mother and Daughter

12/04/15

Quality Time for Mother and Daughter

Author Avril Somerville captures a moment of quality time between her and her daughter and muses on how often parents feel too rushed to say yes to a child's request for our full attention.

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Children's Books About Adoption

12/02/15

Children's Books About Adoption

Mom blogger Kelly Raudenbush reviews books on adoption for varying ages.

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Budget-friendly Ideas for Children's Birthday Party Presents

11/30/15

Budget-friendly Ideas for Children's Birthday Party Presents

Find yourself spending too much on gifts and wrapping for kids' birthday parties? Read mom blogger Paige Wolf's thrifty, crafty and eco-friendly tips for giving great gifts without breaking the bank.

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Everything Special Needs Holiday Toolkit

11/25/15

Everything Special Needs Holiday Toolkit

Everything you need to reduce stress in your special needs household so you can enjoy the holiday season.

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24 Days of Elf on the Shelf Ideas

11/23/15

24 Days of Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Out of ideas for your Elf on a Shelf? Check out this list of 24 ways to keep your elf on the move.

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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
Mara Gorman, The Mother of All Trips
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
Kathryn M. Martin, Mamacado
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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