Passionate About Pittsburgh
and the Moms Who Live Here
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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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On Breastfeeding a Toddler

I’m one of those weird crunchy gals who still breastfeeds her two year-old. I’m just a mom doing what she thinks is best for her family. In a time of Mommy Wars and Formula v. Boobs, I’m actually optimistic that we’re beginning to cut through the crap and lift each other up more than ever. […]

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