MomSpeak - December 2011 December 1, 2011 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin MomSpeakWord of Advice for Working MomsMom blogger Erin Flynn Jay describes the tradeoffs that writing a book has required. MomSpeakMy Son Wants a GeckoWhat does a mom do when her child asks for a pet lizard? Here's how blogger Jo-Lynn Shane handled it. MomSpeakNo Scary DollsMany dolls today have weird, unnatural looks, says mom blogger Darla DeMorrow, Two ordinary dolls are just fine for her daughters. MomSpeakHomemade Gifts: Something for EveryoneWith a long holiday gift list, blogger Trina O'Boyle creates an array of delightful homemade presents. MomSpeakThe Best Part of Waking Up…Mom blogger Marion Kase's early morning "me time" becomes grounds for frustration. MomSpeakJust a Teaspoon of SugarMom blogger Paige Wolf says kids' medicines are loaded with unhealthy ingredients. MomSpeakHow to Become a REAL MomMom blogger Stephanie Anderson finds wisdom on a down day from The Velveteen Rabbit. MomSpeakTales of Getting OlderThe reality that life moves so quickly can sting, says blogger Jessica Cohen. MomSpeakMom of Four, Explain Yourself!A large family has advantages. Blogger EJ Curran, one of four kids herself, describes them. MomSpeakThe Color ComplexMom blogger Rachée reacts to another child's comments about her daughter's skin color.