Visiting Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory with Kids

If you haven’t figured it out by the name, the Mattress Factory definitely isn’t your typical art museum in Pittsburgh, PA. I had heard about how great the Mattress Factory was for years. It wasn’t until I started exploring some of our local Pittsburgh museums with toddlers, however, that I actually had a chance to … Read more

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums with Kids

Dinosaurs Carnegie Museum of Natural History Pittsburgh with a Toddler

We’re fortunate that Pittsburgh, PA has no shortage of great museums, thanks to Andrew Carnegie and other titans of the steel industry. One of the great things about the Carnegie Museum of National History and the Carnegie Museum of Art is that they’re connected within the same building. That means you get access to both … Read more

Tips for Attending a Sporting Event with a Child Under 2

pittsburgh with kids sporting event under 2

Thinking about attending a sporting event with a child under 2? If you read our post on attending the Penn State Bowl Game in Phoenix with a baby, you already know that my husband and I are a little Penn State obsessed. Our son’s first football game was that Phoenix bowl game at 8 months … Read more

The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

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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 … Read more

Visiting the Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

After being gifted a Carnegie Museum membership last Christmas, the Carnegie Science Center quickly became one of our favorite things to do with a toddler in Pittsburgh. The Carnegie Science Center is huge, and it’s one place in Pittsburgh you could really spend the entire day and not get bored. One of the best things … Read more

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Kids

We’re lucky to have so many great museums in Pittsburgh. When it comes to finding things to do in Pittsburgh with family, there’s nothing that captures Pittsburgh better than the H.J. Heinz History Center. It’s a great museum for people of any age, with detailed information about Pittsburgh’s present and future as well as interactive … Read more

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 … Read more

Pittsburgh Christmas: Festive Things to Do in 2020

Holiday Lights Santa at Phipps

With all of the fun things to do with kids in Pittsburgh, it’s no surprise that our city has a ton of Christmas events as well. From Pittsburgh Christmas lights to festive boat rides, Christmas markets and unique Santa visits, there are so many fun things to do for Christmas in Pittsburgh. Keep reading for … Read more

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 … Read more

The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Pittsburgh

Eating out has definitely changed since we’ve had a kid.  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably eating dinner about two hours earlier and researching the kids’ menus more than the happy hour menus these days.  Fortunately, living north of the city, we have a ton of great kid-friendly restaurants in Pittsburgh, PA to choose … Read more

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