The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

Are you looking for fun things to do with kids in Pittsburgh or just want to escape the rain or snow? Fortunately, there are so many indoor play places in Pittsburgh for kids to play freely and run around inside. (And with Pittsburgh being in the top 5 of US cities with rainy days, you’re … More The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

Packing Tips and Beach Essentials for Baby

Our son was about 2.5 months old the first time we took him to the beach in Maryland. At that age, the first beach trip is more about trying to get at least one cute picture by the water (while simultaneously worrying about your baby getting too much sun) than anything else. Beach vacations are … More Packing Tips and Beach Essentials for Baby

The Perfect Girls Weekend in Hershey, Pennsylvania

When planning a birthday celebration for my mother-in-law’s milestone birthday, we had a range of women joining from 22 to 60 years old. We were looking for a destination that everyone in our group would enjoy and that was easily drivable from our hometown of Pittsburgh. Aside from the driving distance, our “must haves” for … More The Perfect Girls Weekend in Hershey, Pennsylvania

West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

Many people know Ocean City, Maryland (OCMD) for the boardwalk, nightlife and fun-filled beaches. While I’ve grown up enjoying all of that, my favorite part of OCMD is just over the Route 50 bridge. Away from the hustle and bustle is the quieter, more relaxed West Ocean City, Maryland with a laid-back, local feel. And … More West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

Traveling Without Your Baby While Breastfeeding

I traveled a LOT without my son when he was still nursing. Much more than I ever planned to in his early stages of life. Most of my traveling without my son when he was a baby was work related, although I did have a few girls weekends in there. Traveling without your baby while … More Traveling Without Your Baby While Breastfeeding

The Best Magic Kingdom Rides for Toddlers

The best part about Magic Kingdom with a toddler is that there are so many rides that don’t have a height requirement. That makes it the perfect Disney theme park regardless of how old or how tall your child is. Based on our recent experiences visiting Magic Kingdom with toddlers, I pulled together a list … More The Best Magic Kingdom Rides for Toddlers

10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with a Baby or Toddler

One of the best parts about visiting Walt Disney World with little kids (aside from them being free if they’re under 3!) is that so much of the experience is new and exciting to them. Even if you’ve been to Disney yourself a hundred times before, there’s nothing better than seeing it through your child’s … More 10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with a Baby or Toddler

How to Prepare for One Day in Disney World

With SO MUCH information out there and Disney’s addition of the FastPass+ process in recent years, the whole planning part of any Disney trip can be a little overwhelming.  On a recent family vacation to Orlando, Florida, we decided to do one day in Disney World so everyone could experience the magic of Disney at … More How to Prepare for One Day in Disney World

Unique Story Times in Pittsburgh

Before having a kid, I had no idea that story time offers so much more than just sitting and listening to stories.  Most story time programs sing songs and do dances to get the kids moving. And several offer crafts or other fun activities at the end.  With so many different story times available in … More Unique Story Times in Pittsburgh

Mommy and Me Exercise Classes in Pittsburgh & Across the US

Since I first had my son, I’ve been looking for ways to incorporate him into workouts.  Because, who wants to wake up an hour early to exercise on their own when their kid already wakes up at 5am?  Not me! When I was working full-time, I typically found classes that were available on Saturdays so … More Mommy and Me Exercise Classes in Pittsburgh & Across the US