Beverly’s Birthdays to the rescue with formula for hungry babies in Pittsburgh
“It is devastating to hear a mother say, ‘I have no idea how I am going to feed my baby.’ ”
Kidsburgh Hero: This Pitt medical student organized an army of babysitters to cover frontline healthcare workers
“I knew there would be a high demand for safe and reliable childcare for those on the front lines of the pandemic.”
30 fun ideas for teachers and families to celebrate the end of a chaotic school year
Give your kids closure and highlight their accomplishments with these creative ideas.
New and improved: Our Kidsburgh events calendar is updated with virtual activities
We are also including hands-on online activities your kids will enjoy.
Anchorpoint fundraiser featured Pittsburgh personalities to help families meet pandemic counseling costs. It was a big success.
“Oftentimes cost is a major barrier to mental health services.”
Kidsburgh heroes: 5 heartfelt projects driven by Pittsburgh kids
“Just about all of us are home right now with our families, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t collaborate and make a positive difference together.”
Here’s where your family can find help in Pittsburgh during the coronavirus pandemic
Lots of people are hurting. Lots of people need help. But it’s often hard to know just where to turn.
Overwhelmed? 6 ways parents can get relief from coronavirus anxiety
“We have people around us who depend on us. There are many more demands than we normally face, and that can be stressful.”
How to be resilient during times that try your family’s mental health
Have you found yourself pushed to your limit, losing patience? Or do you find your kids are acting in ways they don’t normally behave?
Are your kids anxious about coronavirus? Dr. G is here to help
The health crisis can be frightening for kids when schoolyard chatter raises all sorts of misinformation.
Common Sense Media launches Wide Open School, a free online resource
A group of 25 organizations came together and raised their hands to help.
6 Pittsburgh bakeries offer curbside pickup for DIY cookie kits
These DIY kits for kids provide entertaining activities, plus yummy treats at the end of each project.
Some Pittsburgh child care centers remain open to support frontline medical workers and first responders
“Someone has to support the essential workers like those on the medical frontlines.”
Here’s how Pittsburgh kids spread joy and connections during coronavirus quarantine
No one is better at finding the joy in new situations than children.
Here’s how to be a coronavirus hero and help struggling families in Pittsburgh
Support organizations and efforts helping people affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Where to get help in Pittsburgh as we adjust to life with coronavirus
“It can be tempting to get glued to the news, but that may only increase anxiety.”
Pittsburgh WFH moms offer tips on how to survive working from home with kids
“I try to give them all my attention in the mornings and wear them out then.”
10 free online education resources that make learning at home fun for kids
We’ve compiled a list of free resources with ready-to-use lesson plans on a variety of subjects and grade levels.
20 hands-on activities to keep kids busy
Most supplies can be found on your pantry, recycle box or craft bin.