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How-To Find a Mommy Friend

“Almost thirty-something mom who likes to peruse Facebook when not playing with play dough. Looking for friends who have two little ones and can sympathize over a cup of coffee or a big glass of wine. Enjoys chit chat about movies and music, well mostly ones that came out prior to having children. Potty training […]

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15 Reasons Why My Baby Might Be a Cat

Before I had a baby, I used to think that owning pets was similar to having kids. Pets wake you up at every hour of the night. They’re demanding. They need constant attention and care. Our fur babies would prepare us for life with a real baby, I thought. Uh, no. Not true at all, […]

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Getting Over Yourself

While recently talking to a good friend, we both lamented how now, in our late thirties, we’re doing things that younger versions of ourselves would never have considered. I’m knitting, she’s cross-fitting. In our younger years were very busy being non-conformists and while we didn’t know each other then, have found that we were basically […]

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This is something I mom-wrote…

When I submitted a writing sample to Pittsburgh Moms Blog, I felt silly and embarrassed. Why? Because I felt weird about my interest in being a “mommy” blogger. When I posted on Facebook that I had been selected to be a contributor I wrote “…guess I’m mommy blogging now…” to acknowledge, with a hint of […]

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Mom’s Taxi Cab Confessions

This is my minivan. These are my children. Count them: one, two, three, four, five. Five siblings in one minivan. Five siblings who are involved in a slew of different activities, which means we spend most of our evenings cooped up in a small space. A curious thing happens when we step into the minivan […]

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