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Spreading cheer: 9 ways your family can volunteer and give back this holiday season

Volunteering in Pittsburgh as a family: A spirit of giving during a season when kids often focus on what they’re getting.

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Mental health support for teens: What’s available and where to find it in the Pittsburgh area

Check out our guide to teen mental health support in the Pittsburgh area.

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Kayden’s Law: new investigative story by PublicSource looks at child custody in PA

Nearly five years after it was introduced, will Kayden’s Law be passed?

10 Pittsburgh family events this weekend, from a Chanukah parade to a kindness concert

Pittsburgh family events this weekend include holiday events and plenty of non-holiday fun.

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5 ideas to help with holiday stress and sadness this year

Holiday stress is real. We asked a local expert for advice on managing it.

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Maker Monday: easy, beautiful friendship bracelets

Maker Monday is back with a project that Taylor Swift fans will love.

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KDKA video: Holiday advice on discovering and preserving family stories

Easy advice on discovering and preserving family stories during holiday gatherings.

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First Night guide: All the details about the Downtown fun on Dec. 31

First Night Pittsburgh is coming! We’ve got all the details.

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Holiday shopping: 17 Pittsburgh-area thrift and vintage shops, plus money-saving tips

Your guide to Pittsburgh thrift stores and more money-saving ideas!

5 ways to use the holiday season to gather and share family stories

All photos by Ted Anthony. So many Pittsburghers have a deep connection to their family history. But given the fast pace of our lives these days, it’s easy for family […]

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11 weekend events for Pittsburgh families — lots of free fun, a resource fair and even a visit with furry alpacas

These weekend events for Pittsburgh families are filled with entertainment, learning and holiday joy.

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16 things to do in December for Pittsburgh families

Check out this lineup of things to do in December for Pittsburgh families

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Maker Monday: Kids can make these lovely domino tile necklaces

This Maker Monday project lets kids get creative and spread kindness.

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9 tips from Pittsburgh nutritionists for healthy (and delicious) eating at the holidays

Healthy eating at the holidays: We’ve got great advice from local experts.

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Holiday fun guide: 50-plus family events for the ultimate Pittsburgh holiday season

We’ve got your guide to all the Pittsburgh holiday events. Check it out.

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11 free and affordable family events in Pittsburgh for this long weekend

Long weekend ahead: Don’t miss these family events in Pittsburgh and the region.

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10 new Moonshot Grants will help local educators launch wildly ambitious projects

10 more Moonshot Grants have been announced. See who’s getting this catalytic funding.

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12 Pittsburgh-area holiday light displays you won’t want to miss

The holiday lights are here, Pittsburgh! Check out our guide to all the beautiful displays.

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Maker Monday: Kids can make these cool kindness keychains

Maker Monday is back with a creative kindness project you’ll love. Details here.

Local teens are watching open-heart surgery, and some are discovering their future career

For 15 years, this unique program has allowed thousands of teens to watch open-heart surgery.