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Emily's Oz: Movies for Kids with Visual Impairments

02/25/15

Emily's Oz: Movies for Kids with Visual Impairments

Oz through the eyes of a child who can't see

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A Special Needs Mom Responds to Anti-Vaxxers

02/23/15

A Special Needs Mom Responds to Anti-Vaxxers

A pro-vaccine special needs mom responds to anti-vax tendencies.

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How to Throw a Frozen Party

02/19/15

How to Throw a Frozen Party

How to throw a fun, inexpensive Frozen party

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Moms' Book Review: 10 Great Preschool Rereads

02/18/15

Moms' Book Review: 10 Great Preschool Rereads

10 great preschool books parents will love to read and reread to kids out loud.

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Moms' Book Review: Kids' Chinese New Year Books

02/16/15

Moms' Book Review: Kids' Chinese New Year Books

A roundup of great kids' books celebrating Chinese New Year

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Mom's Movie Review: Boyhood

02/13/15

Mom's Movie Review: Boyhood

Three parenting lessons from the award-winning movie Boyhood

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Milestone Moment: My First's First

02/11/15

Milestone Moment: My First's First

A MomSpeaker prepares for grandchild no. 1 — a story of a happy stepmom.

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College: Just Looking?

02/09/15

College: Just Looking?

A mom faces how fast time flies as her oldest daughter starts looking at colleges.

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What Moms Can Learn From Dads About Parenting

02/06/15

What Moms Can Learn From Dads About Parenting

4 dad parenting traits that moms may want to adopt for themselves

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Mom Moments: The Haircut

02/04/15

Mom Moments: The Haircut

When it comes to trimming some kids' hair, the first cut is the deepest

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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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Papal Visit Playbook for Parents

Papal Visit Playbook for Parents

Here's a look at activities, closures and background information parents should know about for the World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-27 in Philadelphia.

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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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