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Black Owned Nail Salons/Techs in Pittsburgh

Weekly in the Pittsburgh Brown Mamas facebook group, if not more often, we get asked for suggestions for black owned service providers. It’s important to us to go to someone who looks like us and knows how to take care of us best. We are on a mission to provide lists to help our fellow...


5 Black Women to Follow for Personal Finance Advice

Who couldn’t use some guidance when it comes to personal finance? I know I am always looking to educate myself on what I could be doing better in my journey. And to receive this knowledge from women who look like me is icing on the cake! Rags-to-Riches Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche Have you heard of...

Guides, Homeschool

Brown Mamas’ Guide to Black Doulas in Pittsburgh

Our city is awakening to the power of Black Doulas in Pittsburgh. It is an exciting time for these front-line workers who are literally preserving our future with their hands. Brown Mamas is all about making sure that when you want to support Black women you can, so we made this list of Black doulas...


6 Black Gardeners to Follow on Instagram

Getting your hands dirty for the first time can be scary, especially with the seeming lack of Black gardeners out there to glean wisdom from. But, reality its, Black gardeners are out here and always have been. From growing beautiful flowers, to full heads of cabbage, houseplant extraordinaires and more, sistahs and brothas been growing....


10 Organizations Supporting Black Mamas Led by Black Mamas

There are tons of organizations doing good work out there, but organizations supporting black mamas that are actually run by Black mamas can be hard to come by. Systematically and historically, Black-women led organizations are often under-funded, under-staffed and are, usually, doing the MOST work and the hardest work in our communities. There is so...


Home Ownership Programs in Pittsburgh for Moms

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Black Yoga Instructors in Pittsburgh

Finding a Black yoga instructor in Pittsburgh can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Thankfully, I got you sis! In addition to putting my favorite Black yogi on the list, I’ve added all the ones I know. If there are Black yoga instructors in Pittsburgh who are not on this list, please...


Brown Mamas’ List of Black Therapist in Pittsburgh

Black therapist in Pittsburgh can be difficult to find. However, we know that Black people are disproportionately affected by a myriad of mental health conditions. A Black therapist can literally be the difference between living a good life and living in mental anguish. Just like any other health care professional, you should take the time...


Food Resources – Pittsburgh COVID-19

This list attempts to be comprehensive in providing resources for free and low-cost food for Pittsburghers during the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent quarantine. However, a very small group of people are maintaining this page. If you have resources to add, please list them in the comments along with information on how the resources can be...

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The Best Way to Find Family Fun In Pittsburgh

When my family moved back to Pittsburgh after living in NYC for 5 years, finding family fun in Pittsburgh was at the top of our priority list. We love biking, exploring new parks, couples adventures and creating experiences in science and art for our children. Upon our return, Kidsburgh.org was just getting it’s wings as...

Guides, Homeschool

Homeschooling Classes in Pittsburgh

Homeschooling classes in Pittsburgh can seem hard to find. When I began homeschooling I was slightly intimidated by the thought of attending a homeschooling class or co-op. My initial thought was that there would be perfect moms there with perfect kids and that we would be out of place. Sometimes it still does feel that...


Brown Mamas’ List of Black Doctors in Pittsburgh

Finding Black doctors in Pittsburgh is like finding a needle in a haystack. Or so it may seem. Just about every week a mom post in the Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Facebook group and ask “Does anyone know of a Black doctor”? It’s been years in the making, but I finally am getting it done. Check...


Dinosaurs are at The Zoo + A Pittsburgh Zoo Giveaway

Dinosaurs are at the Pittsburgh Zoo! There are so many things to do in Pittsburgh this summer.  If your kids are like mine, at least one of them has gone through the ‘dinosaur phase.’  I have three boys, so I’m very familiar with this prehistoric phase where my boys wanted me to buy every dinosaur...


Free Ways to Have Fun in Pittsburgh This Summer

Finding free things to do in Pittsburgh this summer is at the top of my momlife agenda right now.  Summer camp ain’t what it used to be. No more one and done camp registrations. If your summer plans look anything like my family’s, you’re piecing camps and activities together, like you’re doing a mega puzzle...


Places to Get Breastfeeding Support in Pittsburgh + A Giveaway

I didn’t know I needed breastfeeding support. My mom breastfed me so I assumed it would be easy.  I thought getting my baby to latch on, producing a plethora of breast milk and soothing my baby just like the women do in those pastel colored hospital brochures they give you at the hospital would be. ...


Events Offering Free School Supplies in Pittsburgh

  It’s August and events offering free school supplies are ramping up all over Pittsburgh as kids prepare to head back to school later this month.  You can trust Brown Mamas to always have your back.  Here is a listing of events, festivals and organizations offering free school supplies to kids and families throughout the...


Brown Mamas’ Guide to Halloween Activities in Pittsburgh

There are tons of Halloween activities in Pittsburgh for families to enjoy.  From fall festivals to Halloween magic shows and ghost stories, there is something on this list for every family to enjoy during this spooky, fall season.  So, if you’re searching for Halloween activities in Pittsburgh or a list of Fall Festivals here in Pittsburgh,...

Guides, Homeschool

A Black Mom’s Guide to Homeschooling in Pittsburgh

Homeschooling is by far one of the best decisions I’ve made for my family.  It has enabled me to become the patient and hands-on parent that I’ve always wanted to become.   More importantly, I’m no longer unsure whether my children are getting the education they deserve.  The even greater news is, homeschooling in Pittsburgh...


Things to Do in Pittsburgh with Teens & Tweens

The older your kids get the harder it is to find things to do in Pittsburgh with them.  They’re less likely to want to the visit the museum or science center.  In fact, if your kid is anything like my 14-year-old son, it’s hard enough just keeping their attention.  But, if you’re a mom like...


16 Ways to Give Your Kids the Best Pittsburgh Summer Ever

Instead of spending hours on Google searching for keywords like “activities for kids in the Pittsburgh region” or “Pittsburgh summer camps,” just go to the Summer16 website.  Bottom-line, every parent hopes to get one thing from their kid’s summer vacation: memories.  During summer vacation in Pittsburgh, us parents just want our kids to have tons...


Brown Mamas Guide to Summer Festivals in Pittsburgh

Yes, we made it! It’s finally time for the summer festivals in Pittsburgh.  Pittsburgh and its surrounding regions are full of festivals almost each week this summer. Here is your guide to summer festivals in the city! Pittsburgh Summer Festivals – June June 3rd – 12th – Three Rivers Arts Festival June 4th – Full Bloom...

Guides, Homeschool

5 Cheap Activities for Kids in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is full of cheap activities for kids.  Because of my recent lifestyle change from working mom to work from home mom to now a full-time stay-at-home/work-at-home, homeschooling mom, I spend tons of time with my kids.  But, as I said in 4 Questions You Want to Ask a Black Stay-at-Home Mom, I’m nowhere near rich....


Brown Mamas’ Guide to Black-Owned Child Care Centers in Pittsburgh

Finding black-owned child care centers in Pittsburgh is not easy. One of the constant questions in the Pittsburgh Brown Mama’s Private Facebook Group is, “Where can I find a good child care in Pittsburgh?”   Well I like helping my mamas solve their problems.  So, you asked for it and here it is.  It would...


Brown Mamas Guide to After-School Programs in Pittsburgh

It’s August Mamas and everyone is looking for after school programs in Pittsburgh.  Many of us are 9-to-5 mamas, so that means we have to find a safe environment for our children when school is out.  Well, BrownMamas.com is going to attempt to get you halfway there.  This list of After School programs in Pittsburgh...

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