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and the Moms Who Live Here

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday Without Having a Party

Birthday parties are a great way to celebrate you child’s birthday.  However, it is not the only option.  Here are 10 ways to make your child’s birthday fun and memorable other than having a birthday party: Amusement Park.  What could be more fun then spending your birthday at an amusement park!  Great food and awesome rides […]

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Our Favorite Playgrounds in the North Hills of Pittsburgh

Playgrounds are fun. Playgrounds are free. Playgrounds develop kids’ Olympic-level sliding ability. Here are our favorite playgrounds in the North Hills. Try a new one – or visit them all, Tour de Parks style.   Blueberry Hill Park This park has two playgrounds. The main one has a large covered sandbox, which provides great shade, […]

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In Defense of Selfies

When people think of selfies they think of self-absorbed millennials willing to desecrate ancient ruins to get a perfect Instagram photo. They think of duck lips, staged photos, and “likes”.  It’s true to an extent, as some people these days even make a living based solely on selfie. People have even died trying to get […]

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Why I Can’t Put Pixar Movies On For My Kids

I know what you’re thinking – Pixar movies are the best of the best kids movies, bar none.  I couldn’t agree more – each one is brilliantly written and animated and is usually captivating from the first moment.  But here are three reasons why I can’t put Pixar movies on for my kids on a […]

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Guide to Top Family-Friendly August Events in Pittsburgh

Summer is not over yet! Enjoy the beautiful weather and check out our guide for recommendations on the top events in August. Three Rivers Regatta at Point State Park: Aug 5-7 You gotta regatta! This three-day annual motorboat and river festival is back and includes a F1 ChampBoat Series race, jet ski stunts show, BMX […]

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