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DIY :: Seasonal Car Kit

Ok, Pittsburgh Moms, who’s itching to get those kiddos outside? If you’re like our family, we can’t prepare for anything without asking “Alexa, what’s the forecast for today?” Rainy. Sunny. Cold. Hot. I cannot keep up. So after going from 75 degrees a few Saturday’s ago to snow three days later, I decided to put […]

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Farmers Markets and Why You Should Go

Springtime means a lot of things – one of them being fresh produce and flowers, from the local Farmers Markets. A great thing about Pittsburgh is there are so many opportunities to still buy local. Between the pop-up farmer’s in Market Square to each roadside and open market shops throughout the surrounding counties, if you [...]
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For ‘Crayon’ Out Loud – Make Your Valentine’s Day Crafts Easy (and Fun)!

This was our first year making Valentine’s Day treats for friends. Luke is three and between (daycare) friends and cousins we had 10 valentines to create. I wanted to do something that: Luke could assist in making; there weren’t too many steps; he (and kids his age) would enjoy; and wasn’t food related. This crayon […]

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Six Indoor Winter Activities for Kids (And Parents) With Cabin Fever

When you’re stuck inside with your kids – maybe the weather is bad and school is cancelled; they’re sick or worse, you’re sick – and your entire house is a bit stir crazy, here’s a few activities to help entertain your brood when you’re indoors. Here are six activities that are fun, engaging, and don’t […]

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Wave of Light_October 2017

Wave of Light

Have you ever sat outside on a clear night and looked up at the stars in the sky? October 15, 2016, was the first year that our family participated in the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness event, Wave of Light. It had been seven weeks since Toby passed away in his sleep. He was 12 […]

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Mom Timeout

Sometimes, I Need a Timeout

I’m gonna be real for a second – sometimes I need a TO. Like, more than hiding in the closet for a few minutes or taking an extra-long shower. Between the loads of laundry, weekday schedules, sleep schedules (or lack thereof), disciplining, the question of “what’s for dinner?”, trying to keep the house from not […]

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