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Ashlyn’s Story: A Dream Realized Because of Care Beyond Compare

Russell Wessel is a miracle baby. That’s what his parents, Ashlyn Wessel and Alex Sinclair, believe. And they credit the doctors and nurses at  Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Jefferson Hospital for Russell’s safe arrival. That’s where he was born October 8 — healthy but blissfully unaware that he’d just played a lead role in an amazing family […]

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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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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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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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