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Norwex Cleaning Products: An Environmentally and Economic Friendly Alternative for Home Cleaning

Every mom wants to make her home cleaner. Every mom battles with finger prints, dog fur, dust, crumbs– the list goes on indefinitely. Having five kids, two dogs and one cat has made household cleaning a full-time job, which to this point, seemed like a losing battle. That is until I met Sarah Manis.  I […]

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5 Things Every Mom Should Consider Before Returning to the Workforce

Becoming a mom was for me perhaps the greatest transition of my adult life. Everything about my day-to-day experience changed when my first son was born, and I had to learn to adjust to my new reality. From my marriage, to friendships, familial relationships, my free-time, and especially my relationship to my career transformed when […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Irish Culture in Pittsburgh

As you make plans to watch Pittsburgh’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, buy green T-shirts, and make corned beef and cabbage, please keep in mind that the correct abbreviation for St. Patrick’s name is Paddy and not Patty.* I’ve made this egregious error and more, but the Irish Community here in Pittsburgh is pretty forgiving, especially […]

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Bloom 2018 :: Announcing Our Event for New and Expectant Parents

Pittsburgh Moms Blog is pleased to announce its second annual Bloom, our signature event for new and expectant moms.  Who :: This event is geared towards Pittsburgh area parents who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster parents of infants, or parents who are planning on growing their family […]

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Pediatric Physical Therapy for “Unconventional” Conditions—Constipation, Urinary/Bowel Accidents, Pain, and More

Physical Therapy is a well-known rehabilitation service that is often prescribed for children with common conditions such as developmental delays, gross motor skill deficits, toe walking, neurological disorders (cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, etc.), torticollis, genetic conditions (down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, etc.), hypotonia, and sports/play- related injuries. In recent years, physical therapy–specifically pediatric pelvic physical […]

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Ashlyn’s Story: A Dream Realized Because of Care Beyond Compare

Russell Wessel is a miracle baby. That’s what his parents, Ashlyn Wessel and Alex Sinclair, believe. And they credit the doctors and nurses at  Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Jefferson Hospital for Russell’s safe arrival. That’s where he was born October 8 — healthy but blissfully unaware that he’d just played a lead role in an amazing family […]

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