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Wave of Light_October 2017

Wave of Light

Have you ever sat outside on a clear night and looked up at the stars in the sky? October 15, 2016, was the first year that our family participated in the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness event, Wave of Light. It had been seven weeks since Toby passed away in his sleep. He was 12 […]

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Boyce Park: Family Fun All Year Round

Prior to moving to Monroeville a little over a year ago, the only time I heard about Boyce Park was during the winter months. They offer the only downhill skiing and snow tubing in Allegheny County and it’s commonly used by families with little ones just learning to ski. I was pleasantly surprised, when we […]

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Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains with Your Family: Part 3, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

In March, our family had the opportunity to visit the Great Smoky Mountains for six days.  If you caught either of the first two parts of the ‘Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains’ series, you know we enjoyed our adventures in the National Park, as well as our day visiting Dollywood’s Theme Park. For the final part […]

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Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains with Your Family: Part 2, Dollywood

In March, our family had the opportunity to visit the Great Smoky Mountains for six days. If you caught part 1 of this ‘Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains‘ series, you know we had an awesome experience exploring the National Park and surrounding areas.  In part two, of this three part series, I’m offering some insight into […]

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Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains with Your Family: Part 1, National Park Adventures

In March, our family had the opportunity to visit the Great Smoky Mountains for six days. When planning a spring break trip we were looking for some place we could easily drive to with a two-year-old, some place that offered a lot of activities, both indoor and outdoor, and some place we hadn’t been to […]

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