The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh for Toddlers

Whether it’s raining, snowing or you just want something different to do with your toddler, there are so many options available in the Pittsburgh area for them to play freely and run around inside. (And with Pittsburgh being in the top 5 of US cities with rainy days, you’re bound to have quite a few … More The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh for Toddlers

Beach with a Baby: 8 Tips to Help You Prepare

Our son was about 2.5 months old the first time we took him to the beach when we were visiting West Ocean City, Maryland. At that age, the first beach trip was more about trying to get at least one cute picture of him by the water (while simultaneously worrying about him getting too much sun) … More Beach with a Baby: 8 Tips to Help You Prepare

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 Rides for Toddlers in Magic Kingdom

If you already read our previous posts on Disney World, you know that we took our son to Magic Kingdom back in December. The best part about Magic Kingdom with a toddler is that there are so many rides that don’t have a height requirement, making it the perfect Disney theme park regardless of how … More The Best Rides for Toddlers in Magic Kingdom

10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with Little Kids

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 Little Kids

How to Prepare for a Day in Walt 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 even if you’re only there for a day.  On a recent family vacation to Orlando, Florida, we decided to do one day in Walt Disney World … More How to Prepare for a Day in Walt 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

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

Since I first had my son, I’ve been looking for ways to incorporate him into workouts as a baby and now a toddler.  (Because, who wants to wake up an hour early to exercise on their own when their kid already wakes up at 5am every day?  Not me!)  When I was working full-time, I … More The Best Places to Exercise with a Baby or Toddler in Pittsburgh and Beyond