MomSpeak - September 2012 September 1, 2012 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin MomSpeakEarning his keepMom blogger Stephanie Glover's son Ethan, 4, enjoys doing household chores. So she and Ethan used the iPad Chore Pad app to organize their family's tasks. MomSpeakPreventing and treating head liceHave you received the dreaded "Dear parents, it has come to our attention" letter about lice? Mom blogger Hillary Chybinski offers advice on what to do. MomSpeakWhere Do I Recycle My…Professional organizer and mom blogger Darla DeMorrow tells where in the Philadelphia area to recycle everything from Beanie Babies to wire hangers. MomSpeakNo more 'Little Hooker' clothing linesThe permission slip specifically noted “no thong bikinis” for the annual field day. A friend asked me if we received the same letter at my son’s school in the same district which, amazingly, we didn’t. A few other heads turned… MomSpeakGo Gold: things teachers should know about kids with cancerAs school starts, mom blogger Trish Adkins offers advice to teachers of cancer survivors. Her post is in support of the Go Gold campaign for childhood cancer research. MomSpeakMainstream mommas nurse toddlers tooGuest blogger Ellie C. nurses her 2½-year-old and feels good about it. She says women who nurse toddlers often don't fit the hyped media image. MomSpeakCultivating friendships in the communityThis post is an excerpt from MomSpeak blogger Erin Flynn Jay's new book, Mastering the Mommy Track: Juggling Career and Kids In Uncertain Times. I believe it’s important to cultivate friendships within your neighborhood or community. We have lived in… MomSpeakCall me crazy: why I'm trying for number twoMom blogger Paige Wolf and her husband set aside their fears and decide to try to have a second child. MomSpeak'They'll ruin you'Recalling the traumantic impact when she learned as a child that her grandmother had once been attacked, mom blogger Rachée Fagg takes control of how the story will be told to her own daughter. MomSpeakHurry up and waitMom blogger Marion Kase resolves to enjoy more moments with her kids, rather than rushing through their childhood. MomSpeakFear and self-loathingMom blogger Jeanne McCullough recalls her teen self-esteem issues and says women should stop expressing self-loathing in front of young girls.