AIU’s ‘joyful grants’ help teachers fund projects to keep kids motivated

More than 90 local teachers received “joyful grants” from the Allegheny Intermediate Unit this year to start projects to help kids succeed during this challenging school year. Abbey Nilson wanted […]

Fred Rogers Productions creates ‘Donkey Hodie,’ an ode to ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Fred Rogers Productions, headquartered in Pittsburgh, has developed a new show based on one of the Mister Rogers characters, “Donkey Hodie,” to debut May 3 on PBS Kids. Fred Rogers […]

Dr. G: 6 questions to ask about summer camp safety

Many kids are head over heels for summer camp and our camps are bending over backward to make it safe for kids this summer.

Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers

The nomination process is open now on the Pirates’ website though April 9. Teachers from Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties are eligible, as well as […]

The 50-year legend behind Pittsburgh’s own Mr. Yuk

Fifty years ago, a local doctor created the Poison Control Center and the Mr. Yuk symbol.  When Dr. Richard Moriarty was a resident at UPMC Children’s Hospital, he realized the […]

Pittsburgh authors share lessons from Mister Rogers in new book

“All across the Pittsburgh region, we have people who are essentially applying the Fred method.”

Pittsburgh families find silver linings to a full year of social distancing

“I tend to like the intimacy that we tend to have right now.”

Love your principal? Nominate now for Pittsburgh Penguins MVP

The Most Valuable Principal program will honor 15 principals from schools in Allegheny County.

Mars High School finds a way to produce ‘Mamma Mia,’ despite pandemic

“I’ve never in 17 years seen as much joy and happiness and tears.”

Pittsburgh high school students mentor and tutor younger kids

During the pandemic, tutoring is needed more than ever.

Check out these family-friendly February events

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr shares the best family-friendly events this month.

Inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris holds significant meaning for Pittsburgh girls

“It’s not just about feeling represented. It’s about being represented.”

MCG Youth & Arts’ free classes give kids creative outlet during the pandemic

Kids need the arts, creative expression and personal connection more than ever.

Pittsburgh Today Live: Kidsburgh partners with Project FUEL for new video series

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr talks about the organization’s new partnership with Project Fuel to help teach kids global lessons.

Help from Dr G: How to reduce stress during the holiday season

This is the year to let go of some traditions, not hold yourself to perfection and to delegate.

Worried about peanut allergies? The FDA approves first drug for kids with peanut sensitivity

“We’re tricking the immune system to learn how to tolerate it.”

KDKA survey: 42 percent say kids are learning less through online classes

“Right now, it just reassures me that they’re safe, and that’s the biggest thing for me.” 

Pittsburgh teen competes nationally as a top motocross rider

A 16-year-old from the Pittsburgh region is the second-best motocross rider in the country in his age division. Gavin Towers is sponsored by Kawasaki and travels around the country to […]

Pittsburgh teachers use technology to help kids learn in new ways

It brings excitement to kids wherever they happen to be working.

Dr. G on what to do when your kids are sick during the pandemic

“Right now, a sick day for one person in your home is a sick day for everyone in your home.”