Pittsburgh birthday party

10 great Pittsburgh birthday party places for bigger kids — puzzle rooms, horse ranches, ziplines and more!

Plan your next kid-friendly Pittsburgh birthday party at one of these fun spots.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s try crocheting

Kids can follow this Maker Monday video to begin learning to crochet.


With scientific approaches, Northgate’s MTSS has kids covered on everything from reading to mindfulness

At Northgate, “we have this system in place to make sure that no one is going to slip through the cracks.”

League of Innovative Schools

Which western PA school districts have been named to the League of Innovative Schools?

These local districts were named to the League of Innovative Schools thanks to their focus on impactful, equitable learning.

teen mental health

What local teens really think about mental health: Hear ‘From the Source’ episode 2 right here

The latest episode of “From the Source” takes on school anxiety and many more teen mental health issues.

11 family events in Pittsburgh this weekend, including so much Halloween fun

Check out these family events in Pittsburgh this weekend, including ZooBoo and Booseum!

slb radio

SLB Radio’s Open Studio welcomes tweens and teens who want to learn podcasting

At SLB Radio’s Open Studio, the friendly staff is ready to help kids explore the world of audio creation — and it’s free!

things to do in November in Pittsburgh

18 awesome things to do in November in Pittsburgh, from free crafting and STEAM fun to Light Up Night!

So many great things to do in November in Pittsburgh for families!

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s make wind instruments

This Maker Monday project will teach your kids to make instruments that use air to make sounds: a paper whistle, a cardboard kazoo and a “bottle bassoon.”

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high school esports

High school esports teams teach communication skills, teamwork and STEM learning

About a dozen high school esports teams now compete in our region.

Upcoming Children’s Theater lineup brings ‘Llama Llama,’ ‘Percy Jackson,’ a bubble extravaganza and much more to Pittsburgh

Children’s theater in Pittsburgh will spark the imagination and reconnect kids with favorite stories.

events this weekend in Pittsburgh

From a Spooky Science Learning Party to a pumpkin patch visit via trolley, here are 12 cool events this weekend in Pittsburgh and the region

So many events this weekend in Pittsburgh are full of Halloween and fall fun. Check out this lineup.

scary books for kids

Halloween reading: Pittsburgh writers say scary books for kids can be empowering — and teach empathy

Scary books for kids “bring them back to the light at the end” and can teach empathy, literacy and more.

SouthSide Works

SouthSide Works and Fred Rogers Productions host a full day of free family fun on Oct. 22

Check out the fall fun happening on Saturday at the new Town Square at SouthSide Works.

Rachel Carson Ecovillage

The Rachel Carson EcoVillage will bring sustainable living and a shared mission to the North Hills 

The Rachel Carson EcoVillage “will offer easy connections with neighbors without sacrificing the privacy of our own home and yard.”

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s try addressing an envelope

This Maker Monday project will help kids send a handwritten note to a friend or a piece of artwork to a grandparent!


The 6 words my daughter said that proved my self-care wasn’t selfish

Self-care doesn’t make us bad parents. It makes us parents who aim to value our entire selves.

extracurricular activities

How many extracurricular activities are too many? These 8 ideas can help you find the answer.

Extracurricular activities are great. Downtime is, too.

publicsource podcast

Pittsburgh teens speak out: Catch episode 1 of PublicSource’s new podcast season

 “I really did my research on not only problems, but also solutions … I’m very passionate about this.”

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