Author Archives: Carri

Stay at home independently working mom of three kids, four cats, two dogs and an awesome husband. Want to know more, follow my blog and read for yourself.

Don’t Miss This: Women’s Health Conversations

This year’s annual Women’s Health Conversations Event will be held on November 4, 2015 at The Westin Convention Center Ballroom. Registration begins at 7:30am.  Click here to register your ticket today! So, what is Women’s Health Conversations, anyway? “Women’s Health Conversations is the first of its kind consumer conference specifically to Educate, Empower and Entertain smart savvy women who profoundly influence the health of everyone they touch.” Read More →

a letter from the bus driver

An Open Letter to my Children’s Bus Driver

      Today was an unusual day. The kids were due home at 4:15, and by 5:00 they still had not arrived back from school. I was worried. I attempted to call the kids’ school, but got an automated messaged offering to leave a message since it was after business hours. (That is another story for a later blog…) As I was looking for Read More →


GIVEAWAY: 4 Tickets to 2015 EQT Children’s Theater Festival

The 2015 EQT Children’s Theater Festival will be taking place in Downtown Pittsburgh from May 14 – 17. We have a family 4 pack of tickets to give away to our readers!! To enter, please click on the link below. Giveaway ends on 5/15/15 so hurry! a Rafflecopter giveaway To learn more about the Children’s Theater Festival please read the following press release from The Read More →


Oh Myyy…. Steel City Mom had an Evening with George Takei

What on Earth was Mr. Sulu doing at the Byham? He was ‘Boldly going where no one has gone before…’ by bringing his experiences to Pittsburgh and contributing to first annual Pittsburgh Humanities Festival. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust closed their weekend of events with a powerful, intimate performance from famed Actor and Equal Rights Activist George Takei. A huge Pittsburgh fan, Mr. Takei was very Read More →


‘The Mom Con’…. Steel City Mom was there!

To those who braved the cold… to the women who knew there was something more to meeting face to face than meeting virtually… we have seen each other online for years… and now, its time to meet the mom-entrepreneurs and special guests invited to ‘the Mom Con‘.  Carri’s Take – Picture it – – November 15, 2014… Pittsburgh, PA… Saturday morning… a time that most parents Read More →


Promote a Yinzer Series………………. Nikki Brandt

Hey Nikki, you’re so fine… you’re so fine you blow our minds!! Hey Nikki!! Steel City Mom is proud to present our yinzer from Bellevue… Mrs. Nicole Brandt. Nikki loves God, her family, her friends… and a nice glass of wine. 🙂 In her spare down time she loves estate sales, thrift stores,  etc., and is always on the hunt for vintage items. She’s excited for Sleepy Hollow Read More →


Promote a Yinzer Series………… Samantha Old

Steel City Mom is proud to introduce our number 3 Yinzer in our Promote a Yinzer Series…. Samantha! Please meet Samantha Old! Sam, as we call her, hails from North Pittsburgh and is a young, fit mom. She is 20 years old, married to her high school sweetheart, Chris (age 21), and together they have their first child, Aubree Lynn and a puppy named Zeus. Read More →


What Time Is It…?

I am so sick of hearing that from my kids. Seriously. I know it sounds like a big joke that has been spun from old wives tales, but its true. Kids truly avoid trying to learn for themselves and go for the easiest (or what they think is the easiest) way to get their information. Mom, what time is it… Read the clock… I don’t Read More →


Lovely Weather We’re Having…

You know what really grinds my gears? Pittsburgh Weather…. Mother Nature, hello… bipolar much? I’m starting to get irritated that we don’t get the weather we are promised, and we never know if we can trust Doppler radar. Have you ever watched a live Doppler radar while a storm is going on? Its more fun than childbirth… the closer the storm gets, and the colors Read More →

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