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But how will I find you in heaven?

That age. It seems to be in the 6-8 year old range when developmentally kids start ‘getting’ the concept of death – that it’s real, that it happens, that’s life is finite, and that dying is not just about really old people.  As a parent, I find these discussions heart-wrenching. I just want everything to be fine and happy and […]

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It’s Just a Phase

My two year old is obsessed with washing her hands. It’s a huge ritual for her. She pushes over a chair to the sink, stands on her tippy toes, and turns on the water- hot first, then cold. She splashes gleefully and gets soaked. She strips all her clothes off because they are wet. Then […]

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Reagan’s Birth Story

My birth story with my daughter Reagan is one of my favorite stories, I was so incredibility lucky to have an uncomplicated, natural birth. In preparing for my daughter’s birth I was convinced she was going to come after her due date, to my surprise she decided to make her appearance five days early. The […]

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Best Friends

Preschool Mean Girls

Many may be familiar with the popular teen comedy Mean Girls. The premise surrounds a new student adapting to her new high school and going head to head with the school’s queen “mean girl”. The movie personifies what we all know of how girls can be catty, and cliquey, and down right mean to one […]

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Sometimes I Hate Being a Mom…

It’s the third weekend in a row I have to take care of my kids by myself… my husband traveled for work and for a “guys trip” the last two, and this weekend he has the flu.  My kids are running around screaming at each other and when I finally intervene, one of them throws […]

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Be A Part of the Fastest Growing Website in Pittsburgh: Open Call for Contributors!

Are you the Next Pittsburgh Moms Blog Team Member? We are looking to expand our contributor team! Do you enjoy sharing your story with other moms and love writing? The Pittsburgh Moms Blog Team is growing, and we are looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested in sharing their […]

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Being your Mom…

Its been 18-yrs and counting….  The day my life changed forever, the day I became a Mother, your mother. The day that started us on this amazing journey.  Eighteen. Adult. #adulting. It doesn’t seem possible that Eighteen years have passed.  That blink of an eye thing? Truth,  Not just a fable passed down from generation […]

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