The Pittsburgh Moms

The Pittsburgh Moms
Pittsburgh Moms is written by and for moms who live in the Pittsburgh Area. We strive to connect local moms by sharing personal experiences, fun ideas and useful information as well as promoting local businesses. Our community begins online, but doesn't stop there!

Free and Cheap Eats for Kids in Pittsburgh

Dining out is a treat, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Because we love you as much as we love a great bargain (especially if it involves food), we've compiled a list...

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday Without Having a Party

Birthday parties are a great way to celebrate you child's birthday.  However, it is not the only option!  Here are 10 ways to make your child's birthday fun and memorable other than having a...

A Letter to my Second Born on his First Birthday

Dear Son, You'll probably hear this from me again and again throughout the years, but I cannot believe how fast time is going. It doesn't even seem possible that you are a year old. I...

When your child is never invited to birthday parties

Indicators of popularity are always tricky when your kids are young. Honestly they shouldn’t matter at all. Is your kid happy? Does your kid have some friends? Then cool, we are golden. However, there are...

Guide to Breakfast with Santa In & Around Pittsburgh

Are you looking for a little bit of extra Christmas magic this holiday season? Perhaps spending the morning enjoying breakfast in the company of Santa is just the thing you need! Check the events...

A Guide to Holiday Activities

The Christmas season is a busy time but one filled with great opportunities to create memories with your family. All around the Pittsburgh area there are lots of fun holiday activities to share in...

A Guide to Holiday Light Displays

We've curated our top favorite spots to see Holiday lights this season!  We want to see your photos! Tag @pittsburgh.moms on Instagram    Kennywood Holiday Lights When: 11/18-1/1/23 (Only Friday, Saturday, and Sundays) Hours: 3PM-9PM or 5PM-9PM depending on...

Which Comes First, the Turkey or the Tree?

It's officially the time of year when the debate over whether or not it's acceptable to start celebrating all things winter holiday takes over. I'm not sure how or when embracing the spirit of...

Stop Drowning in the Paper that Kids Bring Home from School… Every. Single. Day.

I have 5 school aged kids. 5 kids lugging home crafts, projects, tests, photos, notebooks, and journals from school. 5 kids needing forms signed, tests reviewed, homework checked. Even in this digital age, there are...

Designing our Home-school Environment

We are a home-school family.  My daughter is enrolled in an online, public charter school. The school provides an asynchronous, well-crafted and varied curriculum with a great amount of materials and support.  I, as...