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 Pittsburgh Story Times for Every Day of the Week

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 Pittsburgh Story Times for Every Day of the Week

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 kid’s 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

Why Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is Perfect for Families with Young Children

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 Why Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is Perfect for Families with Young Children

Pittsburgh’s National Aviary: First Visit with a Young 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: First Visit with a Young Toddler