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At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.
Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]
This local mom saved her son from choking with this tool. Now she’s helping other families to be prepared.
Photo above courtesy of the Weir family. One child dies every 5 days from choking, but a device called LifeVac has saved 700 people who were choking and likely would […]
Expert advice on the challenge of family meal planning — especially for busy weeknights
These strategies can make family meal planning easier.
P3R’s Youth MOVE Day invites families for free field activities at RMU Island Sports Center
Youth MOVE Day offers fun field day events for the whole family.
New funding to fight food insecurity in Pittsburgh helps more families access food banks
This new funding will help families struggling with food insecurity in Pittsburgh.
Updated information on navigating the baby formula shortage
For help with the baby formula shortage, see this advice from AHN.
Sponsored Content Can my picky eater live on chicken nuggets? AHN Pediatrics has the answer.
It may take years for young children to stop insisting on their favorite foods every day. Learn how to avoid battles over mealtime and how your pediatrician can help.
Guest Editor Leah Lizarondo on the ‘super-happy process’ of helping other Pittsburghers
Inspiring thoughts from 412 Food Rescue’s co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo, this month’s Kidsburgh Guest Editor!
6 ways your food choices can lower stress and support mental health
There are no magic foods for boosting your mood. But these ideas can help lower stress and support good mental health.
9 best places for grilled cheese sandwiches (the ultimate kid-friendly food!) in Pittsburgh
Hungry for grilled cheese, the ultimate kid-friendly food? Our friends at NEXT tracked down the top choices in Pittsburgh!
Want to connect with your kids? Make the most of family dinners.
Family dinners can give kids a safe place to share their feelings. Local experts give us advice on making the most of this opportunity.
2 quick and easy weeknight recipes from Pittsburgh chefs
Two talented Pittsburgh chefs (who are also parents!) offer fast, easy weeknight meals that take the stress out of family dinnertime.
Millvale Community Library’s new “free fridge” shares fresh food with the community
This solar-powered free refrigerator is located behind the Millvale Community Library.
8 kid-friendly cooking class options in Pittsburgh
Learning to prepare meals is just the tip of the iceberg lettuce. Every recipe tackled is a complete STEM lesson.
Keys to concentration: Why meeting basic needs means everything for kids in school
In addition to healthy food, kids need to feel safe, accepted for who they are and represented in their school communities.
Phipps’ Homegrown program cultivates backyard gardens in food-insecure Pittsburgh neighborhoods
“We found that the average Homegrown participant shared produce with nine people.”
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.’ ”
9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Steelers fun to swimming lessons without a pool
This week is full of challenges, inspiration and creative ways to move outside (safely).
Struggling with your kids’ unhealthy food choices? Here’s LittleMoochi to the rescue!
When Moochi is well-fed, the character smiles and appears active and happy.
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.