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My daughter and I at the Northland Public Library sleepover in 2012.  Picture courtesy of TribLive.

Summer Reading: Great Library Activities

I’ve previously written about some great kids’ book series as well as some of our family’s favorite single books for kids.  Still need some ideas to get your kids interested in reading?  Here are three more ways to get the whole family involved through your local library. Battle of the Books This program is usually aimed at […]

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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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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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