MomSpeak - February 2012 February 1, 2012 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin MomSpeakThe School Book Fair: Your Opportunity for a Random Act of KindnessSchool book fairs give parents the chance to be kind to students in need, suggests mom blogger Jennifer Auer. MomSpeak, Special Needs ParentingUsing Animals as a Part of Your Child’s ProgrammingBlogger Lisa Lightner describes animal therapy options and her own experience as owner of a therapy dog. MomSpeakShhhhh Don't Tell Anyone, but...Blogger Trish Adkins, describing herself as a recovering gossip addict and notes that our children learn from how we treat others. MomSpeakCooking with KidsOne way to encourage your kids to eat healthy is to cook with them. Here are ways that blogger Trina O'Boyle makes it fun. MomSpeakThe End of NursingBlogger Darla DeMorrow reminds pregnant moms that even if they nurse for a long time, your child will eventually "give you your body back." MomSpeakSurviving the QuizmasterQuestion after question. It's a maddening toddler stage. But what developmental stage is this for Mom, asks blogger Kelly Jopson-Brown. MomSpeakWhen Secondary Infertility StrikesGuest blogger Deborah Goldstein describes how she coped with and overcame her struggle to have a second child at age 35. MomSpeakTo Princess Dress or Not?In mom blogger Jeanine Ludwikowski's opinion, it's fine to let your daughter glam it up now and then in a princess dress. MomSpeakManaging the Age GapKeeping the peace between two boys, age 5 and 11, with similar interests poses a parenting challenge for mom blogger Hillary Chybinksi MomSpeakTo Whom It May Concern...Blogger Stephanie Anderson finds her mommy skills tested by a drive that goes on, and on, and... MomSpeakOne Pelican at a Time Book ReviewBlogger EJ Curran recommends this wildlife rescue book to teach kids a caring attitude toward Earth and its creatures. MomSpeakCrazy Things Parents SayBlogger Jessica Cohen reflects on the absurd statements parents find themselves saying, Like "take off your wings before you come to the table!" MomSpeakHow the Morning Taxi Runs on TimeBlogger Erin Flynn Jay shares the small adjustments that help get her kids to school with less stress.