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Pittsburgh Moms Blog Ultimate Guide to Pittsburgh Area Splash Parks

With June 2017 now here and gone, summer is officially upon us. With rising temperatures outside and ever increasing energy inside with children everywhere, a visit to a local splash park is the perfect solution. Little did you know how many splash parks Pittsburgh hosts. Take a moment to check out the list below to find [...]
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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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Summer Reading: Great Book Series

Summer is quickly approaching, but many school-age kids are already dreading the “summer reading” concept.  Why not introduce some great book series to get them hooked on reading for the entire summer break?  My kids (ages 13 and 10) helped me compile this list of our favorite book series, for your child to read independently or for your whole family to […]

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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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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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