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Pediatrics at Jefferson Hospital: Care beyond Expectations

On-site counseling, walk-in appointments among services that take care to a higher level Last spring, Jessica had felt the greatest joy of her life: carrying newborn daughter Kayla through the front door of her home for the first time. The cheers and hugs of family greeted them on the other side. But just three months later, […]

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Kindermusik: Teaching through Song and Play at Kathy’s Music

Music and playtime all in one, at Kathy’s Music you and your children can make new friends and learn new things while the little ones get a moment to play and learn at the same time! That is a pretty good deal for an hour session, I thought! Kindermusik, through Kathy’s Music, provides a full […]

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A Fun Hot Summer Day with the Family at Settlers Cabin Park

Encompassing 1,610 acres in Collier, North Fayette and Robinson townships, Settlers Cabin Park features an historic log cabin, wave pool, dive pool, shelters, tennis courts, playgrounds, dek hockey rink, and walking and hiking trails. It was a hot summer day. My family wanted to get out and do something, but something a little different from […]

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936 Saturdays

There are about 936 Saturdays to spend with your baby until he/she turns 18–from birth to when he/she is legally an adult–and possibly off to college and/or out of the house. 936 Saturdays. Factor in extra curricular activities, birthday parties, and the times that your kids will want to spend with friends–then suddenly you find […]

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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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But I’m Not Ready

The first words that slipped out of my mouth when I found out I was pregnant for the first time were, “oh sh*t!” I texted my sister a picture of the test just to make sure that it was, in fact, positive. I wasn’t mad or sad or upset; I was just shocked (though in […]

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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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