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Author Archive | Marissa Sherrill

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Super Woman to Super Mom

One of my most crippling attitudes is the super woman one.  Maybe you’ve experienced that?  A lot of baggage comes along with the “mom” job title.  Baggage I didn’t even know I carried!  I came into this tightly holding on to all that made me “me” before having kids.  I held the belief that I needed to “prove” to myself […]

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A Family Day at Harrison Hills Park

Scouting out new places is one of my favorite things to do, and Harrison Hills Park did not disappoint! Although the recent weather made it a little challenging to find a day to visit, we made the best of a rainy, “Pittsburgh gray” day playing with friends and exploring part of this gem bordering the […]

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One Small Voice

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Although there is a month dedicated to the movement to end sexual violence, it still feels really uncomfortable to talk…or even type about.  Here let me hashtag it and see if it’s less awkward: #sexualassaultawarenessmonth  #SAAM Nope.  Still super hard.   I know I’m not alone.  One in three […]

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A Family Day on the Farm at Round Hill Park

Parks provide an opportunity to get active outdoors and to enjoy nature. If you know anything about me, you know that I love sharing my healthy, active lifestyle and I love outdoor adventures! I’m very excited to highlight the first of nine Allegheny County parks, Round Hill Park.   Located at 651 Round Hill Road, […]

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The Hood or the Heart?

You’ve probably heard people discuss the entertaining differences between babies and their birth order.  There are three of us in my immediate family. My dad always referenced how the pacifier was treated.  He said that with the first child, it was lovingly sterilized when dropped.  With the second (me!), it was washed off under water […]

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