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Pittsburgh Mom Blog Posts

Apr 11, 2015 2:08 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
pittsburgh-family-fun-pittsburgh-mills-sky-trail Today was the opening day for the new Pittsburgh Mills Sky Trail ropes course in the Pittsburgh Mills mall.  We live just a few miles from the mall, so we decided to celebrate the end of our week and try it out.  The Sky...
Apr 9, 2015 2:16 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
hotel-happinessWe took a little spring break trip to Cleveland last week with the kids. We all love a good mini vacation.  I've come to realize there's something about going on a little trip and staying overnight that is exciting to all of...
Apr 3, 2015 2:36 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
this-should-help-the-mommy-guiltI read with great interest the headline in the Washington Post this week that stated "Making time for kids? Study shows quality trumps quantity" In a ground-breaking study, to be published in the Journal of Marriage and...
Mar 25, 2015 1:35 PM Heather Starr Fiedler
little-white-liesMy son is a storyteller. We've always known he was our creative one from the earliest days when he would draw on anything that would stand still long enough, including walls, his legs, library books and even my car...
Mar 20, 2015 11:46 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
be-my-neighbor-day-2015As the founder of a nonprofit (Play it Forward Pittsburgh) and the Director of a program that helps area nonprofits get media work done that they otherwise could not afford, being a good citizen and serving my community is...
Mar 19, 2015 2:32 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
not-allowed-to-quitHe begged me to go skiing for weeks, But then as soon as we got to the top of the hill he begged me to go home. My nearly 10-year-old son has been wanting to try skiing for a long time now. Every single weekend this winter he...
Mar 11, 2015 2:17 AM Heather Starr Fiedler
spring-break-road-trip-clevelandI have to admit I have some working mom guilt every year around this time. My children have worked hard at school all year and are about to enjoy an entire week (plus a day) off for Spring Break...and I have to work. If I'm...

Guest Blog Posts

Apr 10, 2015 4:49 PM Erin Hill
really-sick-again-reallyIt’s been one thing after another with Reagan these last few months. She’s has had a cold, then a fever, then a yeast infection, then a boil on her privates (yes, that’s what I said), then a cold again. Honestly, when will it...
Apr 2, 2015 12:00 AM Joline Atkins
when-mom-is-sickI didn't get sick all winter. All. Stinkin'. Cold. Winter. I even dodged a stomach virus that attacked the rest of my family. So, leave it to me to get some nasty sinus thingamabob this week, which kept me from enjoying the...
Mar 27, 2015 7:45 PM Erin Hill
do-you-have-kids  When did this become an unwelcome question? Answers range from “yes” to “NO! I HATE KIDS!” and those in between are, well, awkward to say the least. I always get to this question. Always. Even before I had kids. To get to...
Mar 19, 2015 12:00 AM Joline Atkins
i-m-talking-about-guns-todayI support the 2nd amendment. I have no issues with the use of guns for hunting or sport. My husband owns a hunting rifle, which is properly secured. My father owned a hunting rifle, but I have no recollection of it. He...
Mar 13, 2015 7:05 PM Erin Hill
always-do-the-right-thing-alwaysLittle eyes and ears are watching and listening to me interact with others constantly. What I do has a huge impact on what my kids will do and that is a responsibility I take very seriously. (Usually) I'm polite, respectful,...