Parents as Allies project working to build connections between schools and families

When schools shut down worldwide last spring, millions of parents had questions. In Pittsburgh, a telephone hotline for families lit up with calls – many from parents who had little […]

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: How can your school help you and your kids?

In Kidsburgh’s recent survey of Pittsburgh-area educators, we asked: What do you wish parents knew about mental health? This simple response said it all: I want them to know that […]

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What do we mean when we talk about kids’ mental health?

Parents get offered lots of advice on how to raise physically healthy kids. Books, websites, friends, relatives — they all tell us about feeding babies and helping them sleep well. […]

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What are warning signs of mental health difficulties in kids?

Kids are constantly changing and growing. But when a child’s behavior changes in ways that surprise or worry us, parents may wonder whether they’re seeing a bumpy-but-typical transition or a […]

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: Where parents can access community services

In a recent Kidsburgh survey of 730 Pittsburgh-area parents, one-third said they have sought mental health treatment for their kids.  But while 80 percent of parents told us they were […]

Frustrated with remote learning? AIU launches Google Classroom workshops for parents

The virtual workshops came about from school district requests for help.  

Mac Miller Fund delivers $100,000 grant to YMCA teen music and job training programs in Pittsburgh

“He cared very much about working to make the world a kinder place and we will continue to do just that.”

9 questions with Gregg Behr on the magnitude of Remake Learning and other big ideas

Increasingly, the nation and the world are looking to this corner of the world to see how we might remake learning for what’s next.

$800,000 in Pittsburgh education grants revealed at celebratED

“Pittsburgh is one of the places we point to as being on the leading edge of education innovation.”

Living in a Pittsburgh food desert? Lyft’s new Grocery Access Program will help you feed your family

“It can be a big challenge to transport frozen goods or lots of groceries using public transportation.”

Angels’ Place helps break the cycle of poverty with parent classes and free childcare

“Our belief is that both generations need to have the tools to succeed.”

‘Good Morning America’ spotlights Beverly’s Birthdays during Pittsburgh visit. See the heartwarming segment here.

The fabulous Megs Yunn was in the spotlight today on GMA. Watch this wonderful segment on her great work at Beverly’s Birthdays.

Worried about flying with sensory-challenged kids? Check out the calming effect of Presley’s Place at the Pittsburgh Airport

Presley’s Place includes a replica of a jetway and the interior of an airplane.

We’re loving Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers in ‘It’s a Beautiful Day’ trailer. Watch it here.

Pittsburgh wouldn’t settle for anything less than an exceptional movie about our beloved Mr. Rogers.

UPMC Children’s Hospital rated No. 8 nationally by U.S. News & World Report

Children’s ranked third for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery.

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Get to know the 5 women at the helm of the state-of-the-art Museum Lab

This is the story of Museum Lab, which will open soon as part of the country’s largest cultural campus for families.

Pittsburgh cartoonist mom finds HuffPost fame sharing humor of living with teens

This Squirrel Hill mom of three teenagers uses her artistic talents to help us find the humor in the mind-bending experience of raising young adults.

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Pittsburgh legislation proposed to fight pregnancy discrimination

This new protection would include workers in all industries, as well as their partners.