MomSpeak - September 2013 September 1, 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin MomSpeakDear Valley Forge Military AcademyMom blogger Stacy Biscardi turns to a venerable shaper of men to help whip her 4-year-old into line. MomSpeakHow to Handle the Homework HassleMom blogger Hillary Chybinski explains how she organizes the homework strategy in her house. MomSpeakLove: As Simple As Dog-Year MathMom blogger Shivaun Williams hits upon the formula for gauging longtime love. MomSpeakApple Picking with KidsMom blogger Trina O'Boyle talks about the autumn joys of apple picking and lists some of her favorite farms. MomSpeakGetting OrientedMom blogger Jeanne McCullough attends her very first school orientation. MomSpeakRead and Play: Intentional Play-Based Learning Activities for BabiesMom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong uses an autumnal board book take the lead for a baby-based sensory lesson. MomSpeakLittle Lion ManMom blogger Sandra Telep muses on the power of music to link her little Leo to the Lion King. MomSpeakHow to Make Recycled Crayons from Broken Crayon PiecesMom blogger Paige Wolf finds a colorful use for otherwise unusable kids' craft items. MomSpeakWaiting at the Bus Stop with MommyMom blogger Lisa Weinstein recalls the first school bus trip her teenage daughter ever took. MomSpeakWhy Motherhood RocksMom blogger Marion Kase poses a pictorial question at the breakfast table. MomSpeakGetting Rid of CableMom blogger Rachée Fagg turns off the TV and gets her life back. MomSpeakIntroducing the Homework Station . . . And Other Back to School TipsMom blogger EJ Curran gets organized for the school year with a dedicated homework station. MomSpeakSelf-Care Vital for MomsMom blogger Erin Flynn Jay learns that a weekend away is just the "me time" the doctor ordered.