My Favorite Pittsburgh Thing To Do With Kids: Melanie Marie Boyer of the Hispanic Chamber of CommercePosted on: May 21, 2019
“As a mom, I finally know what is meant by the phrase ‘it takes a village.’ "
Kids might enjoy washing a firetruck, cleaning a playground, playing games with seniors or making greeting cards.
“We want people to be concerned and move toward action.”
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.
“In a world that has so much conflict, she makes you feel like there’s still hope.”
“I tell the stories of Pittsburgh people, from JuJu Smith-Schuster to the guy who maintains the ice at PPG Paints Arena.”
In one struggling neighborhood, these young people started the process of bringing life back to their community’s shared story.
"Having those special family moments together are memories that we wouldn’t trade for anything."
“We’re more of a do-it-yourself costume stop. We want to focus on the people who really enjoy the whole experience of piecing together their own costumes.”
“Even when something seems out of reach, don’t ever stop reaching for it. Be insistent, consistent, and don’t ever give up.”
"Luckily, I married a guy that holds the world together and magically keeps things from turning into complete and utter chaos.”