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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

A Day in the Life with Down Syndrome: Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Once upon a time October was just like any other month. Our family participated in fun Fall activities and celebrated Halloween. Three years ago, however, October had new meaning. That was when we started celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Most people are aware of Down syndrome but there’s a very good reason for Down Syndrome […]

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Six things I Did Differently With My Second Child

With  your first child, you wait patiently to meet your sweet little miracle and your whole life is consumed with keeping them alive, and making sure they could sense that you love them with every fiber of your being. You literally obsess over every detail involving their care. I remember those exhausting blissful days. Trying […]

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5 Children’s Books by Pittsburgh Authors

Reading with your child is one of life’s most precious gifts. Whether you’re cuddled up on the couch, snuggled up in bed, or spending quality time at the local library, books have an amazing way of taking you and your children to far away places, warming your heart and enriching your child’s literacy experience. Pittsburgh is full of talented people, including children’s books authors. In […]

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Introducing Pittsburgh Moms Blog’s Newest Contributors!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newest Pittsburgh Moms Blog team members! You’ll get to know them more over the next few weeks as they share their first posts with you. Here’s a little insight into the newest Pittsburgh moms who are joining our team… CARISSA HOWARD is a former litigator, Ivy League graduate, college […]

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Our Dealings with a House of Cards

This post is absolutely nothing to do with the well-acclaimed US drama series which I have yet to view. Nor is it in any relation to its predecessor, the early 90’s UK miniseries, which I have viewed. This post is about an actual house of cards— a cardboard mansion, painstakingly constructed by my eldest child. […]

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Sandwich Parents

I’m an at home mom in transition. I have two kids in middle school and one in college. I put my career on hold years ago and now I feel unmarketable. I have many skills, gifts and talents coupled with amazing ideas and half started and unfinished businesses of my own. This stage is something […]

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