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Do Good, Have Fun: BookMentors

01/30/15

Do Good, Have Fun: BookMentors

BookMentors connects students and teachers with much-needed books.

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Moms' Binge-Watch: Friends

01/28/15

Moms' Binge-Watch: Friends

Miss Friends the first time around? So did our blogger, who jumped on the Netflix binge-watch with a show-inspired workout.

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DIY Fun: Felt Busy Bags

01/26/15

DIY Fun: Felt Busy Bags

Premake easy Felt Busy Bags to keep kids occupied with DIY fun.

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Dear Daughter: A Match on the Inside

01/23/15

Dear Daughter: A Match on the Inside

A mom's advice on how her adopted daughter should respond to hard questions about the differences people see between them.

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What If Half of Our Kids Had Autism?

01/21/15

What If Half of Our Kids Had Autism?

A mom lists all the awesome things that might happen if, as one researcher recently predicted, half of all American kids had autism.

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My MLK Resolution

01/19/15

My MLK Resolution

Mom blogger Trish Adkins takes the great leader's cue for living a better life.

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College for Everyone?

01/16/15

College for Everyone?

Why one mom is so excited about President Obama's proposal to make two-year community college free for responsible students

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Mom Life: Time to Quit

01/13/15

Mom Life: Time to Quit

Don't feel guilty about giving up a piece of your life-before-kid to clear the way for new pursuits.

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Donate to Local Homeless Shelters & Food Banks

01/09/15

Donate to Local Homeless Shelters & Food Banks

Tips to help families start volunteering

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DIY Holiday: Fingerprint Thank You Cards

01/07/15

DIY Holiday: Fingerprint Thank You Cards

Easy DIY fingerprint thank you cards are a great way to acknowledge holiday gifts.

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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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August 2015 Preview

August 2015 Preview

The Aug. 2015 issue includes stories about charter schools, cool school supplies, gifted kids, public speaking, local U-pick farms and end-of-summer fun.

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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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