Available Now
MetroKids

MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
Optimize Your Workday

11/04/15

Optimize Your Workday

Working moms: Break your work day into chunks to maximize how much you can accomplish.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

A Glimpse of Foster Mothers at a Chinese Orphanage

11/02/15

A Glimpse of Foster Mothers at a Chinese Orphanage

Mom blogger Kelly Raudenbush visits a Chinese orphanage and observes the hard-working foster parents who keep it running smoothly.

Posted at 11:26 AM | Permalink | Comments

Philadelphia Public School: Yesterday and Today

10/30/15

Philadelphia Public School: Yesterday and Today

Mom blogger Paige Wolf compares her suburban public school experience with her son's city school experience and finds some positive similarities.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

Hindsight: An Ode to Parenthood

10/28/15

Hindsight: An Ode to Parenthood

A humorous poem by mom blogger Lindsey Schuster on childhood phases, reminding us that we'll look back and laugh.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

Fire Safety Tips for Your Family

10/19/15

Fire Safety Tips for Your Family

Learn fire safety tips from mom blogger Stephanie Glover and practice them with your family.

Posted at 11:13 AM | Permalink | Comments

Book Review: The Mutts Winter Diaries

10/15/15

Book Review: The Mutts Winter Diaries

Rachée Fagg reviews MUTTS Winter Diaries, a whimsical book based on the comic strip.

Posted at 03:00 PM | Permalink | Comments

On the Verge of Age 18

10/14/15

On the Verge of Age 18

Facing another parenting milestone, mom blogger Shivaun Williams reminisces about being 18 as her daughter approaches the magic number.

Posted at 05:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

Homework Tips for Students with IEPs

10/12/15

Homework Tips for Students with IEPs

Tips on easing homework stress for children with IEPs from mom blogger Lisa Lightner.

Posted at 12:30 PM | Permalink | Comments

Healthy and Fun Halloween Traditions

10/06/15

Healthy and Fun Halloween Traditions

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle shares many ways to make Halloween special and healthy.

Posted at 01:20 PM | Permalink | Comments

A New Show Teaches Girls Smart Science

10/02/15

A New Show Teaches Girls Smart Science

Project Mc² on Netflix encourages girls to experiment with science, technology, arts, engineering and math and proves it's cool to be smart.

Posted at 10:45 AM | Permalink | Comments

Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module

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.

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

Tips to teach kids how to protect the environment.

Comments

DIY Redecorating in Vintage or Rustic Style

DIY Redecorating in Vintage or Rustic Style

Get some tips on redecorating your home with a vintage or rustic style.

Comments

The 2016 Kids Corner Music Festival

The 2016 Kids Corner Music Festival

The best of kindie music comes to World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on April 3.

Comments

How Loud Is Too Loud?

How Loud Is Too Loud?

Learn about the dangers of using headphones at too high a volume and how to prevent your child from suffering hearing loss.

Comments

The Science Behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

The Science Behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

Get a behind-the-scenes look at family-favorite movies at the Franklin Institute's newest exhibit.

Comments

{/if}