Passionate About Pittsburgh
and the Moms Who Live Here
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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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A Day in the Life of a Sisterwife

I wake up by instinct at 5:30am. I haven’t needed an alarm in months. I spend 1 hour catching up on the past 10 hours of middle of the night Facebook confessions and breaking news. After my coffee, I change out of one set of pajamas, and into another, clean pair. You can keep your pant suits and […]

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Becoming a Conscious Eater

A few years ago, I started my food journey to conscious eating. I was a ‘just eat it and don’t worry about it’ kinda gal. I knew that certain foods were bad for me but I did not want to go down that worm hole. After all I am broke and can’t afford Whole Paycheck (my […]

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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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