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Girls Can’t Be Astronauts: Setting the Stage for Your Daughter in Preschool

I was driving my normally quite exuberant daughter home from preschool recently, when I noticed she was acting differently. Instead of excitedly recounting her day to me on the drive home, she seemed melancholy, slouched in her car seat, blankly staring out the window. When I asked her how her day went, my daughter murmured […]

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Over 100 Years of Girl Empowerment at The Ellis School

For some, the dialogue about female empowerment is new, but at The Ellis School, generations of girls have been empowered. The Ellis School is Pittsburgh’s only age 3 to grade 12 independent school dedicated to the education of girls. For over 100 years, Ellis girls have been educated in a nurturing environment designed specifically to instill leadership, confidence, […]

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Pittsburgh Moms Blog Donates 98 Backpacks with Supplies to Pittsburgh Public Schools

Pittsburgh Moms Blog has partnered with manufacturer Sydney Paige Inc. in order to bring backpacks and supplies to Pittsburgh Public Schools.Pittsburgh Moms Blog is thrilled to announce that it donated 98 backpacks filled with school supplies to Pittsburgh Public Schools. The backpacks and supplies, arriving on a pallet weighing over 500 pounds, were received by […]

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Redshirting: Why I am Waiting an Extra Year to Send My Child to Kindergarten

I am horrible at making decisions. It doesn’t matter if they are big, important decisions or small, seemingly insignificant decisions,  I struggle equally with both. Examples: My oldest child came home from the hospital unnamed; I panic when selecting from a menu at a restaurant.  And so when I was blessed with twins who were […]

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