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I Said Bad Words!

10/03/14

I Said Bad Words!

That terrible mom moment when anger makes you say things to your kids you don't mean

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A Letter to My Son

10/01/14

A Letter to My Son

A tragic celebrity death sparks a mom to write down her hopes and fears for her son's future

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Moms' Book Review: Madeline and the Old House in Paris

09/29/14

Moms' Book Review: Madeline and the Old House in Paris

Does Madeline and the Old House in Paris live up to the Madeline series?

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Mom's Bad Habits: Swearing

09/24/14

Mom's Bad Habits: Swearing

A mom attempts to break her bad habit of cursing before her kids start swearing.

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Voter Registration: Why & When

09/22/14

Voter Registration: Why & When

Why readers need to register to vote for the Nov. 4 election. Plus, voter registration deadlines for Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey

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From the Mouths of Babes

09/19/14

From the Mouths of Babes

A sweet comment by her 4-year-old daughter helped one busy mom take stock of what's important.

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Hidden Philly: The Fairmount Water Works

09/17/14

Hidden Philly: The Fairmount Water Works

A visit to the Fairmount Water Works teaches a Philly family about their water supply.

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Rainbowtown: A Play That Teaches

09/15/14

Rainbowtown: A Play That Teaches

How parents can use Two Ducks Theatre Company's play Rainbowtown as a teaching tool

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Mom's Movie Review: Dolphin Tale 2

09/11/14

Mom's Movie Review: Dolphin Tale 2

A mom's spoiler-filled review of Dolphin Tale 2, opening today.

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12 Habits of Happy Parents

09/10/14

12 Habits of Happy Parents

12 healthy habits to get into to keep parents and kids happy

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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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