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: Exploring Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

Having grown up on the eastern part of Pennsylvania a little more than two hours from New York City, I’ve been there 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. … More New York City: Exploring Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

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

24 Hours in Bermuda for Little Kids

We stopped in Bermuda overnight on a Royal Caribbean cruise docked at King’s Wharf.  Prior to going on the cruise, I had some difficulty finding information on things to do with a baby or young toddler in Bermuda (hence, the reason for this post!)   Despite being docked on National Heroes Day, which meant limited store … More 24 Hours in Bermuda for Little Kids

How to Survive Long Car Rides with a Baby

Our son logged more miles in the car his first few months of life than I can even begin to count.  I’ll thank our family and friends all over the eastern part of the United States for that! For us, long car rides with a baby came in 3 stages with a lot of learning … More How to Survive Long Car Rides with a Baby

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

Intro to Traveling with a Baby: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

The first trip with a baby can be completely overwhelming whether it’s a few hours’ drive to visit family or a flight across the country.  Below are some of the biggest things I’ve learned from our travels regardless of where we’re going or how we’re getting there. While my personal experience to date has been traveling … More Intro to Traveling with a Baby: 5 Things to Keep in Mind