Maggie Poole

Maggie Poole
Maggie Poole is a Texas native that ended up in Pittsburgh after meeting her husband while working in Disney. They became college sweethearts and got married directly after college where they both worked on the road in the oil and gas industry. She is now a mom of three, two boys and a girl and co-owns a personalized children clothing and gifts boutique. Her kiddos keep her extremely busy and states that she lives in a state of blessed chaos. Her journey in motherhood has exposed her to not only pregnancy but she also got to experience the blessing of adopting a true miracle. She is active member of her church and a local philanthropy women’s group that keeps her busy. Her family loves to travel and she’s not afraid to pack up her kids for spare of the moment adventures!

I’m a Special Needs Mom and I’m NOT Lonely

   Every few months an article passes around social media about how special needs parenting is lonely. It usually starts off discussing how the women use to have lots of friends but now that...

Be Impressed With Yourself

I think being a mom is one of the hardest jobs a person can have. So, why are we always so hard on ourselves? I always try to act as though what people think...

Your Child’s Place

If you have ever had to choose a daycare for your child, you know that it can be quite a difficult task. There are so many factors to consider; location, price, availability, cleanliness, etc....

Picture Perfect Life

The brutal truth is no mom is perfect so why do we all feel like we need to portray the perfect life on Facebook.  Let's take a moment and be real, ladies: You did...

Breathe Easier with Clean Air Ducts from Sears Cleaning of Pittsburgh

    As a homeowner, there are several things that you’re told you should do to maintain your home but let’s face it who has time for everything. Because three out of five of my...

No Time for Doctor Visits – Try UPMC Anywhere Care

We're in the peak of cold and flu season, and it's one of the worst flu seasons ever. We know how difficult it is for a parent to see their child sick and want...

Celebrating Adoption Everyday

   November is national adoption month which means this is the time of year that everyone is excited about adoption. The truth is as an adoptive mom, we celebrate adoption every day! I had dreamed...

Learning to Say No

I have always heard "the first step is admission" to trying to change a behavior or character trait, so here goes…. I admit I have a hard time saying "no" to other people regardless of the situation....

My Pet Peeve – The Mom Shush

OK, before you begin reading too much of this post, I’m going to start off by stating, that these are my personal thoughts. I warn you because what I’m about to say goes against...

The Day I Became A Mother

  The day I met my son is a little different than the fairy-tale birth story you see in the movies. My husband and I had just finished our certification to become foster parents on...