Kidsburgh Hero: Rachel Makary and Volunteer Princesses

Rachel Makary is the founder of Volunteer Princesses–a Pittsburgh organization bringing costumed characters to hospitals, shelters, community events and birthday parties for FREE!

Rachel Makary, founder of Volunteer Princesses. Photo by Brian Cohen

Top 10 holiday hotspots for Pittsburgh families

Our Kidsburgh holiday guide offers many festive ideas for families, from the traditional—ice skating at PPG Place and the spectacular winter flower show at Phipps–to some surprises.

Santa at Overly's Country Christmas. Photo courtesy of Overly's

Teaching Digital Citizenship

Navigating the internet in a safe way can be challenging–especially for kids. Luckily, there’s an evolving field of digital citizenship in Pittsburgh to help.

Staying safe online. Photo by Ben Filio