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Author Archive | Liz Hawkins


Delaying Kindergarten

Today is our son’s 5th birthday. It should also be his very first day of kindergarten. While we will be eating cake and opening presents after tonight’s dinner, we won’t be rehashing the details of his first day of public school. With his birthday just 2 days before the cutoff for our district’s kindergarten registration, […]

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Taking Children to the Theater: Kid Friendly Events in The Pittsburgh Cultural District

I’m not going to lie. I was slightly hesitant to take my four year old to an event put on by The Pittsburgh CLO. Though the show in question was definitely kid friendly, I worried if the theater was the best place for my talkative preschooler. After some deliberation, my desire to see Disney’s Beauty and […]

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Finding My Mom Tribe

I felt completely alone when I first had my son, and I probably should have. I was an only child raising a child with a disability. With the exception of my own mother, I didn’t feel as though I had many moms to relate to or vent with. I sort of scoffed at the idea […]

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