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A New Grandmom Reflects on the Parenting Journey

09/21/15

A New Grandmom Reflects on the Parenting Journey

The birth of her grandson causes mom blogger Lisa Weinstein to reflect on the rapid passing of her daughter's childhood.

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Ten Reasons To Join Your School's Parent-Teacher Organization

09/18/15

Ten Reasons To Join Your School's Parent-Teacher Organization

Mom blogger Stephanie Glover explains the benefits of getting involved with the parent-teacher group at your child's school.

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Eco-Friendly Home Decluttering

09/16/15

Eco-Friendly Home Decluttering

Mom blogger Paige Wolf offers eco-friendly suggestions for clearing clutter from your home.

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Interview with a Space Engineer's Daughter

09/14/15

Interview with a Space Engineer's Daughter

Joan Romano recalls the excitement of the first moon launch, and how her father encouraged her love of space and science.

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Outstanding Outdoor Playdates

09/10/15

Outstanding Outdoor Playdates

Jersey Family Fun blogger Jennifer Auer offers tips for kids and parents to enjoy time together in a park.

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It's Not Your Childhood. Get Over It.

09/07/15

It's Not Your Childhood. Get Over It.

Mom Blogger Shivaun Williams has no time for comparisons about how we lived our childhood. Let today's kids live theirs, she says.

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Office Depot's Generous Program

09/03/15

Office Depot's Generous Program

Mom blogger Raya Fagg laud the Office Depot Foundation's program to help families who can't afford school supplies.

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Give to Your School, Cash Free!

08/31/15

Give to Your School, Cash Free!

There are a surprising number of ways to help your school besides donating money.

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20 Late Summer Family Fun Ideas

08/28/15

20 Late Summer Family Fun Ideas

Mom blogger Trina O'Boyle suggests ways to enjoy the last little bit of summer with your kids.

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Dad Music Review: Play Date

08/25/15

Dad Music Review: Play Date

Rock with this album for kids and parents alike.

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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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'Titus' at the Painted Bride Art Center

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

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