Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

As new members of the Carnegie Museums, the Carnegie Science Center is quickly becoming 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 about … More Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Little Kids

I’m not originally from Pittsburgh and have been saying for years that I need to visit the Heinz History Center, but it never occurred to me until recently that it would be such a great place to take my toddler-aged son. If you’ve seen our page on children’s book inspiration, you already know that we … More Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Little Kids

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 sing songs and do dances to get the kids moving, and several offer crafts or other fun activities at the end.  And with so many different story times available in the Pittsburgh … More Unique Story Times in Pittsburgh

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

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

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 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 & Tips for Eating Out

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