Having a child with adorable friends means running the gauntlet of birthday parties, play dates, and soccer games, which means forced interactions with other parents.
Teen Kidsburgh Hero Mikayla Davic is halfway to her goal of raising $50,000 for Make-A-Wish through her stage productions.
Since Crossing Fences' 2013 launch, the project has grown to a 15-volume series. Garfield, Penn Hill and Northview Heights have just been added. Included in the collection are profiles of 171 African-American men in 15 different neighborhoods,
Pittsburgh offers many opportunities for family volunteers. “We love being able to see kids help kids and see the impact it makes,” says Martina Caruso of Beverly's Birthdays.
Penn Hills teen Jackie Seltzer is dedicated to keeping kids warm this winter. She is one of the corps of volunteers with the 17th annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive, hosted by The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh through Dec. 16. “Seeing this young lady as someone who believes in the mission, just like we do, and is working hard toward that goal, is something to take notice of,” says Stephanie Aaronson, , co-chair of the Community and Special Engagement Committee for The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Ambassadors: Kids at Heart.
The Everyday Mentoring program has introduced a Weekly Tips email to share advice for parents and educators.
From self-reflection to reading helpful books on the topic together, early childhood experts share the best ways for parents to introduce positive discussions about race at home.
Parents who've ventured into the woods with kids in tow and returned in one piece share the secrets behind successful camping trips with children.
Project R.U.N. and fitUnited have teamed up to increase physical activity by training kids to run the one-mile race on April 30th.
Pittsburgh-based organizations lead growing movement to bring STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) to America's youngest children.