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October 10, 2016 | No comments yet

Words to Live By

in Me Time

  I spent much of yesterday digging through my old photo albums. I found many gems, but it’s a sad story as to why. My friend from high school, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, a decorated Army…

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October 5, 2016 | No comments yet

On Pittsburgh Moms Blog

in Me Time

Here’s my official introduction on Pittsburgh Moms Blog. What is your favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh? Eat at all our fabulous restaurants with my husband on date night. After coming back to Pittsburgh from six years in Los Angeles,…

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September 28, 2016 | 2 comments

9 Moms to Befriend this Fall

in Humor, Me Time

I switched my son from a private kindergarten to our district’s public school for first grade this year. My daughter’s in a new preschool classroom and new dance studio. As my kids adjust to the Fall and all their new…

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September 27, 2016 | No comments yet

Weekend in nature: all you need to bring

in Family Travel, Kid Time

If you’re looking for a way to relax and unwind, there’s hardly anything that’s more therapeutic than spending some time in nature. Camping can be the right choice for those who want to seek some solitude and clear their thoughts;…

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September 23, 2016 | No comments yet

The Fear of What Lies Beyond Preschool

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

My first post on Pittsburgh Moms Blog, The Fear of What Lies Beyond Preschool: For my youngest child, full-time school starts this month. My children will be at school from 8:30AM to 2:30PM, five days a week. A milestone that…

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September 22, 2016 | No comments yet

Costco Mom Hour – Friday November 4th 9 to 10AM

in Get More Time, Giveaways, Grocery Shopping, Home Organizing

Hello Friends. I’ll be at the Robinson Costco Mom Hour on November 4th from 9 to 10AM. A whole hour of Costco before it even opens to the public through Pittsburgh Moms Blog. Hope you can join me for this…

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September 19, 2016 | No comments yet

Mothers’ Bill of Rights

in Me Time

Despite being a former litigator, raising my two children has been the most challenging and most fulfilling job I’ve ever done. Most of the day, seven days a week, my kids come first, and rightfully so. I’m their mom and at…

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September 14, 2016 | No comments yet

Ongoing Deals from Our Sponsors

in Get More Time

I just wanted to remind everyone about the ongoing deals from my sponsors. Here’s the current list: Model Dry Cleaners. Stop driving your dry cleaning to the store. Sign up today and receive the following discount: 30% for 60 days. In the “How…

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September 14, 2016 | No comments yet

I’m Not Ready for My Youngest to Grow Up

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

My youngest asked me yesterday about being dropped in the car line at the front circle of her school. She’d seen other kids do it all last year and for the first couple weeks of school this year and was wondering if…

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September 12, 2016 | 1 comment

I’m Now a Contributor on Pittsburgh Moms Blog

in Me Time

Hello Friends, Just a quick update on me. I’m now writing for a great site, Pittsburgh Moms Blog. I will continue to write on Shopping for Time, on the Huffington Post, and for Chocolates & Chaos. I sure love all…

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