phones at school

Lock the phone in a pouch? Students, staff debate one school’s bid to curb distractions

What do you think of this solution to the problem of phones at school?

Adoption Connection

What’s it like to be a foster parent? Adoption Connection shares the details.

“You might be the only person that child feels unconditional love from,” says Adoption Connection’s Robin Thompson.

From an ‘oddities expo’ to a musical version of ‘The Lightning Thief,’ check out these 9 fun weekend events around Pittsburgh

So many events around Pittsburgh this weekend!

from the source

PublicSource: This Pittsburgh preteen is proud of her police officer dad, and has ideas for better policing

Listen to “From the Source” podcast episode 7 right here.

Deeper connections: Brookings brings data (and encouragement) to Pittsburgh families and schools

This Parents as Allies event showcased valuable research and the latest hacks.

Maker Monday: Make your own balloon-powered racer

Maker Monday fun is here: Try this easy step-by-step project.

Sponsored Content “Rapunzel” is reimagined in this exciting new production from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust!

Join the whimsical journey as the tale of Rapunzel is brought to life at the Byham Theater.


Kidsburgh is now available in multiple languages! Here are the details.

Kidsburgh can now be read in 11 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Pashto and more.

Washington DC roadtrip

Travel guide: Take your kids for a fun, educational Washington, DC road trip

A DC roadtrip is an easy drive from Pittsburgh and so educational!

Pittsburgh events

From an ice festival to a hike with park rangers, check out 10 events happening around the Pittsburgh region this weekend

Check out these events happening around the Pittsburgh region this weekend!

P3R scholarship

P3R’s new scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors who inspire others to move: Here’s how to apply

P3R’s new scholarships honor kids who show leadership and service to others through sports and beyond.

AHN pediatrics

Sponsored Content Navigate your kids’ annual checkups at any age with these tips from AHN Pediatrics

Your kids’ annual checkups change as they grow from baby to teen to young adult. Learn what to expect at every age, what questions to ask, and when to step out of the room.


Maker Monday: easy, colorful paper beads

This Maker Monday project teaches small motor skills and promotes problem-solving, while kids are making something lovely!

33 ways to enjoy cold weather fun in Pittsburgh, from snow festivals to tubing and more

Fresh-air family outings are trending with a wealth of activities that fire up energy.

parents as allies

Pittsburgh-region superintendents get an up-close look at creative hacks from Parents as Allies

Four creative Parents as Allies hacks opened up a world of possibilities for members of Pittsburgh’s Superintendents’ Forum.

Caregiving for elderly relatives isn’t easy. This advice can help parents and kids make the most of the experience.

Connecting with grandparents can be a powerful part of family caregiving.

things to do in Pittsburgh

10 things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh with kids, from skating mascots to a little kid disco

Check out this lineup of things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend!

24 indoor pools and indoor water parks around Pittsburgh for wintertime swimming fun

Looking for indoor pools in Pittsburgh? Check out our list!

Recylced Flower

Maker Monday: make beautiful paper flowers from recycled magazine pages

This Maker Monday project helps kids create something beautiful!

7 ways Pittsburgh kids can celebrate Martin Luther King Day and honor Black history

These programs honor Black history with a nod to Dr. King through theatrical performances, music and art-making.