The Best Places to Exercise with Your Baby or Toddler in Pittsburgh and Beyond

Since I’ve had my son, I’ve been looking for ways to incorporate him into workouts so we can still have that bonding time without having to sacrifice what little time I may have for rest and relaxation.  (Because, who wants to wake up an hour early to exercise when their kid already wakes up at … More The Best Places to Exercise with Your Baby or Toddler in Pittsburgh and Beyond

25 Places to See Santa in the Pittsburgh Area: Christmas 2018

Seeing all of the holiday decorations up already has definitely gotten me in the mood for Christmas.  In my mind, it’s never too early for lights, cookies and of course, Santa.  And if you’re one of those people that refuses to acknowledge Christmas until after Thanksgiving, there are so many opportunities to see the big … More 25 Places to See Santa in the Pittsburgh Area: Christmas 2018

New York City: Exploring Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

Having grown up on the eastern part of Pennsylvania a little more than two hours from New York City, I’ve been there a countless number of times since I was a little girl.  Although my trips have become less frequent since I’ve lived in Pittsburgh, I still try to get there every chance I can. … More New York City: Exploring Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh with Little Kids

The great thing about the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is that it’s thoughtfully set up for kids of all ages to play openly and creatively, and it’s completely interactive from the time you enter the doors.  Literally, I have trouble getting my son away from the huge glass bird at the entrance every. single. time. … More The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh with Little Kids

Flying with a Baby: Tips for Before and During Your Flight

With my first completely solo flight coming up with my son (and as a toddler, nonetheless!) I’ve been thinking a lot back to the flights we took with him before he turned 1.  His first flight was at 7 weeks and we’ve definitely learned a lot since that first flying experience.  And I like to … More Flying with a Baby: Tips for Before and During Your Flight

The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Pittsburgh & Tips for Eating Out

Eating out has definitely changed since we’ve had a kid, and if you’re anything like us you’re eating dinner about two hours earlier and researching the kid’s menus more than the happy hour menus these days.  Fortunately living north of Pittsburgh we have a ton of great restaurants to choose from that just happen to … More The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Pittsburgh & Tips for Eating Out

Why Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is Perfect for Families with Young Children

I’ve always loved the zoo and Pittsburgh has a great one for kids (and adults too!) of all ages.  I’m even more excited now that I have a little person to share my love for the zoo with, just like my Mom did with us growing up.  My favorite time to go is right when … More Why Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is Perfect for Families with Young Children