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

10 Baby & Toddler Toys for Travel Under $10

With the holidays coming up, I wanted to share 10 of our favorite toys to travel with for babies and toddlers, all of which are under $10.  They’re all lightweight, mess free and (mostly) noise free, which makes them perfect for keeping little ones entertained for long road trips or plane rides as well as … More 10 Baby & Toddler Toys for Travel Under $10

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 with a Toddler: Guide to Midtown and Central Park

Having grown up on the eastern part of Pennsylvania, I’ve been to New York City 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.  When my husband was invited to NYC … More New York City with a Toddler: Guide to Midtown and Central Park

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh with a Toddler

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 toddler aged son away from the huge glass bird at the entrance every … More The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh with a Toddler

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

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 kids’ 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

24 Hours in Bermuda with Kids: Cruise Stop Guide

We stopped in Bermuda overnight on a Royal Caribbean cruise docked at King’s Wharf. Between the beaches, boats and scenery, there’s so much to do in Bermuda for everyone from babies to adults. If you only have a short time in Bermuda, it can be hard to know where to start. This guide should help … More 24 Hours in Bermuda with Kids: Cruise Stop Guide

7 Reasons to Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium with Kids

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 7 Reasons to Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium with Kids

Pittsburgh’s National Aviary with a Toddler

Will is currently progressing from an obsession with dogs phase to an obsession with dogs AND birds.  The National Aviary was a perfect place to switch it up from our normal zoo visits, and I had never been there myself so I was excited to check it out.  It’s one of the only dedicated bird … More Pittsburgh’s National Aviary with a Toddler