Category Archives: Parenting Pgh Style

10 MORE Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son

If you didn’t get a chance to read my last blog, I listed 10 Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son, Oliver. But, as they say in The Strip, “Don’t yinz be lettin’ yer kids run wild n’at,” so, I feel that I’d be remiss to let my Pittsburgh born and bred child be raised with such a small moral compass. Read More →

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A Steel City Dad – 10 Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son

10 Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son  By: A Steel City Dad (read more at www.babywatchblog.com) I’m a Pittsburgher, born and raised. With the exception of a few college-aged years, I’ve lived here my whole life, and I’ll likely die here (unless I die on vacation, which would be ironic and appropriate, and I’m now 100% sure I’ll die on Read More →

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Introducing ….. Brad

2016 is full of exciting things so far. I have loved being Steel City Mom. It has opened my eyes and heart to so many wonderful things, but I feel like the Dads are being left out. They are parents who love their children and have a lot to say. Why can’t they have a place to voice their opinions? That is why I have started (drum roll Read More →

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Short Tempers

Tim absolutely LOVED the Snowmageddon …… teehee! I’m laying on my back, and staring up at the clouds. I ask God for a lightning bolt in the chest. Tornado runs over and says, “Do you still want me to go lick a metal pole to see what happens?” Before I can utter a word, he spins on his heels and off he goes laughing and dives Read More →

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How getting lice helped me see the bigger picture

So …. the last few day have sucked big time. The night before last, our lights went out around 6:15ish, right in the middle of cooking dinner. Luckily I have a ton of candles so we were able to get through it with at least some light. Candle light is not as bright as I am used to. Strike 1! Having no power sucks when you are a family that is addicted Read More →

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The Mom Con 2015 #sponsored

This content has been sponsored by the Mom Con. However, all opinions remain by own. #momswhorock #themomcon A few weeks ago I talked about my village. The group of men and women that help me in one way or another, through this journey of motherhood. I am very lucky to have a large group of people who care about me and will pick me up Read More →

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Grandparenting

Get your tissues ready. Cliff is going to melt your heart………   I have indeed, fallen head over heels in love with my granddaughter and the idea that I am a grandfather. We raised three children into adulthood and all are (fairly) normal and healthy, quirky individuals who have made life an interesting, challenging and rewarding event. Then I was thrown an early curveball by Read More →

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Guest Post: THAT Mom!

I’m THAT Mom, the Mom who puts herself last. When you put yourself last so much, your family starts to think it’s supposed to always be that way. I’m THAT Mom, lying here with zero energy, with the same clothing I put on at 6 am, and went off to work. My hair looks wet. Not to be mistaken with clean. I believe dry shampoo Read More →

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Why I take my son to the food bank with me.

Disclaimer: This is my life and experiences. It is my journey and I share it with you to start a discussion about life. So all you nasty people who hide behind a computer keep you negativity to yourself. Love each other don’t tear each other down. Life sucks big time sometimes. One minute you can be at the top and the next at the bottom. Read More →

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Instead of judging, HELP!

  If you watched the news in the last few years you probably have seen the headlines “Mom drowns kids” or “Mother taken into custody for child’s death”. It has become an epidemic. Mothers turning on their children and doing the unspeakable. As a mother, It breaks my heart to read the headlines. These little children falling victim to the one person that is supposed to love and Read More →

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