Passionate About Pittsburgh
and the Moms Who Live Here
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6 Sacrifices Of A SAHM

A SAHM stands for Stay At Home Mom. Many SAHMs sacrifice things family and friends do not realize. Every family is unique and so are their circumstance.  I became a SAHM out of necessity. We moved to a new area, and we went from a family of 3, to a family of 5 in a […]

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The Day I Became “Aware”

April is Autism Awareness Month.  This was one thing I never thought I would have to be aware of. Our child was diagnosed pretty late, which made it an even deeper shock to take. Today I’d like to share the story of the first time we became “aware” of this difference, and how we have […]

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Cooking With Your Kids

Looking back on my childhood I have no memories of cooking in the kitchen.  I just remember that like magic a meal appeared on the table every evening.  But when I moved out of the house as a young adult the only thing I knew how to cook was bacon!  Luckily in college there was […]

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Get Outside in Pittsburgh!

When we first moved to Pittsburgh from Phoenix I was hesitant if we would find the same enjoyment in the outdoors as we did. At anytime of year there are ways to be active in Arizona, and I hoped that we would find our way here. Before we even moved I started doing research on family-friendly […]

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Ode To The Single Mom

Single mothers don’t just rock… they rock AND they roll! Single mothers bear a special load. They play dual rolls, they learn to be magicians, acrobats, jugglers, lion tamers and tight rope walkers all within this 3-ring circus we call life! Single mothers have a special place in my heart as I was a single […]

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Be in the Moment

It’s safe to say we all, conciously or subconsiously, have thought about or are continually forward-looking to the “next thing”. We want the pieces to fit nicely together. It gives a sense of accomplishment and yet gives us a sense of security. “Once the house is clean,” or “Once I get to this point,” or […]

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