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Our Last Summer Saturday

My children, or my beloved cherubs as I call them, start school next week, which makes today our last Saturday of summer vacation. Upon reading that, did you hear sad trombones playing faintly in the distance or did you hear a marching band start a victory song? I’m sure I’m going to be fairly un-relatable […]

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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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Hartwood Acres – Adventure & Fun for the Whole Family

            Living in the North Hills we are fortunate enough to have several awesome Allegheny County parks to explore, but Hartwood Acres is our favorite.  The park is located in Hampton and Indiana townships. On any given day or evening, the park is packed with hikers, picnickers, families, concertgoers, and our […]

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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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Anthrocon 2017: Pittsburgh Welcomes Back the Furries (and why your kids would enjoy going)

If you and your kids are looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend, look no further. From Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, July 2, Anthrocon 2017 is once again visiting Pittsburgh for their annual convention. Here’s why you and your kids should consider checking it out. About Anthrocon Anthrocon is the largest […]

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