Passionate About Pittsburgh
and the Moms Who Live Here
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To the Parents of My Kids’ Friends

And suddenly I find myself here again: at the beginning of another school year.  I’m not sure exactly when or how it happened, but I now have a daughter in eighth grade and a son in fifth grade. The messages that I have been receiving from social media, the schools and other parents as this new […]

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Mommy Rules, Stop Shaming Yourself

Hey, you… other mom… psssst…. I see you. I see you hiding in your car. The only place you get a few minutes to yourself while your kids are asleep in the backseat. I see you getting drive thru just so you can have two minutes of peace where the kids are snacking in the backseat on […]

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I Married a Micromanager

Ok, so the title may make it seem like my husband is horrible – but in reality he is a kind, sweet, loving man and an awesome father….he just likes some things to be done in a particular way.  For example, the other morning, I was writing a list up on the dry erase board […]

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Take a Knee

The hurry and hustle of back to school had things feeling a little off around here. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. My knee-jerk reaction was to figure out what my beloved cherubs were doing wrong. I mean, come on, there’s a one-in-five chance the problem is actually me! Ok, ok, it was […]

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How-To Find a Mommy Friend

“Almost thirty-something mom who likes to peruse Facebook when not playing with play dough. Looking for friends who have two little ones and can sympathize over a cup of coffee or a big glass of wine. Enjoys chit chat about movies and music, well mostly ones that came out prior to having children. Potty training […]

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