Kathleen Petulla

Kathleen lives completely outnumbered in her house of testosterone with her husband and 3 sons, ages 9, 7, and 5. She is a former oncology social worker turned work-from-home online health and wellness professional. She is currently focused helping moms find ways to be healthy without feeling guilty or deprived (i.e. still have chocolate!). Read more at www.eatthechocolate.com

5 Healthy Chocolate Breakfasts: Kid and Mom Approved

Shout out to these fellow Pittsburgh bloggers who know what's up when it comes to doing breakfast right. I'm not talking about chocolate cake or candy bars. I'm talking about breakfast recipes that are...

Escape Rooms: What are they and can I take my kids?

Escape rooms are popping up all over the place these days!  But what are they and are they something I can do with my kids? Let's get down to the basics. What are escape rooms?  Originally...

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

  Give this delicious recipe a try today!  #WeArePMB #PittsburghMomsBlog #recipebox

But how will I find you in heaven?

That age. It seems to be in the 6-8 year old range when developmentally kids start 'getting' the concept of death - that it's real, that it happens, that's life is finite, and that dying is not...

Be a student. Why it’s better for us moms to not know it all.

I realized recently that it's been awhile since I've been "new" at something. I mean, day-to-day life as a mom is made up of stuff that pretty much remains the same - laundry, making dinner, picking...

What I meant to say: You are enough. You belong here.

My son came off the bus one day, clearly hurting. He's a boy of few words, particularly when it comes to school. But I knew something was up.  I know that for him, it's not worth...
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The Secret of the Best Workout Program. Revealed.

Over the past 3 years, my career switched from oncology social work to work-from-home online health coach. Along the way, I've been through my own weight loss transformation (down 25lbs!), and the ups and downs that...

In public or not, controversy aside. Breastfeeding is hard.

Breastfeeding. Acceptable in public or not is not the focus of this post. Instead, this is about a little head nod, an arm around the shoulder, a little shout out if you will, to all of us who...

The words we parents need to hear: You Are Enough.

So the other day, I was brought to tears. It wasn't the usual mom-frustration or mom-overwhelm that did it (though make no mistake, these feelings have brought me to tears as well). Nor were these tears from...