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My Pet Peeve – The Mom Shush

OK, before you begin reading too much of this post, I’m going to start off by stating, that these are my personal thoughts. I warn you because what I’m about to say goes against every political correctness seminar you’ve taken. My biggest pet-peeve as a medically needy mom is when someone IGNORES the obvious. If […]

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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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Bloom into Motherhood with Fitness: Tips for New and Expecting Moms!

In my last post I touched based on self care with self awareness. It’s very imperative to take care of yourself even if you aren’t a new or expecting mom. Not only is it good for you, it’s great for your baby. You can check out that post here. Even if you’re not necessarily a new […]

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100 Fun Summer Activities to do with your kids

The Ultimate List of 100 Fun Summer Activities To Do With Your Kids

As the school year nears an end, the excitement is building! The year was long, the responsibilities were overwhelming and the schedule was exhausting. Kids and their parents are looking forward to the Summer Activities ahead of them, and freedom is so close! You might be the kind of  mom who is every bit as excited as […]

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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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The Stepmoms’ Mother’s Day

This is my baby’s first Mother’s Day, but not mine. Technically, I’ve been celebrating Mother’s Day – or rather, my husband has been celebrating Mother’s Day for me – for several years. Before I became Gabriel’s mom, I was – and always will be – Nathan’s stepmom. Even though this year feels different with the […]

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