Mom of the Week from Pittsburgh, PA

Posted by Tara Dunsmore in Blog, meet a mom, Mom of the Week on Mon, Jul 16, 2012

This week’s mom of the week is one of Tots2Tweens newest contributing authors, Dr. G! Stay tuned for helpful articles from Dr. G regarding your child’s health. If you have any health related questions for Dr. G please feel free to post them as a comment here or email and maybe Dr. G will answer them in a future post!

Mom of the Week

Name: Dr. G

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Hometown Must Dos:

Free: Troy Hill Spray Park
A few $: Monongahela Incline;
About $10 each: Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh
Big bucks/big fun: Kennywood Amusement Park

Occupation: Dr. G is a board certified Family Doctor and mom of four. She is a professional parenting speaker, and founded, a resource for parents and educators to ask kid behavior questions and get excellent answers!

If you have an event coming at your work, church, synagogue, child’s school or university and want an excellent speaker, check out Dr. G Her seminars empower parents to raise kids who are respectful, responsible and resilient!


Twitter ID: @AskDocG

Meet the Family: Married mom of 4 boys.

One Major Goal you’re striving for: Ending the “Entitlement Attitude!”

Biggest Pet Peeve: Hearing someone say, “No offense, but…”

Most Controversial thing about you: We make our kids do chores that other parents think are outrageous. Like what, you ask? Our seven year old does the laundry, for the whole family, sorting to folding, every Sunday. For more shocking examples, check here:

Best advice you’ve ever received: “The important rules of parenting are these three: Love, limit, and let them be.”

What are you reading? What is your favorite book? Great parenting books:
“Blessing of a Skinned Knee”
“Building Resilience in Children and Teens”

What do you do when you have some alone time away from the kids? read romance novels!

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About Tara Dunsmore

Tara is a single mom from Frederick, Maryland just trying to keep up with her crazy life. When she's not at the park with her Boo Boo you can find her either at her day job right here at Tots2Tweens or at her second job as a Jamberry Independent Consultant. Tara spends her days at Tots2Tweens searching for fun family activities and interesting content to share with our readers. Events, recipes, parenting articles and resources…if you live in MD/DC/VA/PA Tots2Tweens is the place to find it. She spends a lot of time on Pinterest and Facebook sharing her finds with our followers. Tara also volunteers her time as the Administrative Coordinator for the charitable photographer's network, Shoots for a Cure.You can read more about Tara's crazy life on her blog i heart my crazy life or follow her on twitter: @heartmycrzylife.

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