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Pittsburgh Mom Blog Posts

Apr 9, 2014 6:33 PM Heather Starr Fiedler
2014-pittsburgh-area-summer-camp-list  We are pleased to bring you a list of some of the most interesting summer camps in the region for 2014. If you have others you'd like us to add just leave a comment or email pittsburghmom@gmail.com Central/Multiple...
Apr 4, 2014 2:05 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
pittsburgh-easter-egg-hunts-2014 Hippity Hoppity Easter's on its way!  It's a nice late Easter this year, which means it should be warmer for these upcoming Easter Egg Hunts.  I still remember the year that it was so cold my son was bundled up as tight as...
Mar 28, 2014 3:32 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
review-cirque-du-soleil-varekaiLast night I had the pleasure of being a guest at the opening night of the Cirque du Soleil Varekai show at the Peterson Events Center. This is the third Cirque show that I've seen in as many years and I am equally impressed...
Mar 27, 2014 2:46 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
no-complaints-without-proposals I'm trying something new in my life.  It's a "no complaints without proposals" philosophy. A couple of years ago, when I first became chair of the faculty in my department, someone gave me wise advice. They said that their...
Mar 20, 2014 12:48 PM Heather Starr Fiedler
making-friends-with-momsI was thinking the other day about making friends. My children are at the age where they have naturally started to develop good friendships both at school and outside of school in some of their extracurricular activities. So...
Mar 12, 2014 1:10 PM Heather Starr Fiedler
try-something-new-or-be-a-regularMy husband and I were lucky enough to snag a rare date night last week. As we discussed what to do with our few hours of child-free bliss we found ourselves deciding whether to try something new or go someplace we had been...
Mar 7, 2014 3:05 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
lenten-promises-for-the-whole-familyThis week marked the beginning of the Lenten season, and as Catholics, my husband and I have had a tradition of giving something up for Lent.   This year we both went pretty standard on the sacrifices and decided to give up...

Guest Blog Posts

Apr 18, 2014 1:47 AM Joline Atkins
entertainment-on-the-roadThere's just no way to share this without someone accusing me of being full of myself. Great start.I remember years of family trips. Via car. For hours. I was not fond of them. The car rides, that is. My family is...
Apr 15, 2014 12:30 PM Heather Starr Fiedler
sometimes-a-staycation-is-the-best-vacationToday's guest post comes to us from Miranda Bauer, local Pittsburgh Mom and creator of The Pittsburgh Pass.  PittsburghPass is Pittsburgh’s first exclusive SUMMER PASS to all of our city’s greatest attractions; for one LOW...
Apr 10, 2014 7:54 PM Erin Hill
telling-kids-what-to-do-in-a-crisisWith the events that took place at Franklin Regional Senior High School, my alma mater, Wednesday morning, we’re once again reminded the world isn’t always kind to our children. As a former FR student, I am shocked – but,...
Apr 8, 2014 11:29 PM Joline Atkins
7th-grade-school-dance-we-ve-arrivedI don't ever remember having formal school dances in 7th grade. Perhaps this is a new milestone in the world of middle school. We had "soc-hops". After school. On a Friday. In our school clothes. That was it. Well,...
Mar 28, 2014 2:49 PM Erin Hill
go-ahead-and-ask-me-whyLincoln started karate classes this week, and at the end of each class they have a "talk." Part of this week’s talk was about listening to your parents. The instructor went on about how your parents know everything and you...