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Remembering the life, legacy and lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Today, January 16, 2017, our nation will recognize the life, legacy and lessons of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a man who dedicated his life to serving others and peacefully fighting for unity, equality and civil rights. Oftentimes, our school-age children, and even us adults, look forward to this “day […]

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The Art of Managing Artwork

Pittsburgh Moms Blog readers: I need your help. You see, my daughter loves to draw and create artwork. When I say she loves to draw and create artwork, I mean she really, REALLY likes to draw and create artwork. “Look, mama! I made this for you! Hang it up!” she’ll say, beaming. I want to […]

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Designing our Home-school Environment

We are a home-school family.  My daughter is enrolled in an online, public charter school.  The school provides an asynchronous, well-crafted and varied curriculum with a great amount of materials and support.  I, as her “learning coach,” ultimately control how the curriculum is delivered and materials presented.   I could opt to use the curriculum solely […]

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Six things I Did Differently With My Second Child

With  your first child, you wait patiently to meet your sweet little miracle and your whole life is consumed with keeping them alive, and making sure they could sense that you love them with every fiber of your being. You literally obsess over every detail involving their care. I remember those exhausting blissful days. Trying […]

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Keeping it Together

I personally don’t put much thought into astrology and such. However as a Virgo (I’ll be 29 again next month!) I am supposed to be organized. If you saw my house though you might think me a Pisces! I can’t even use the excuse that we are renovating anymore as I feel the state of […]

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