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.”

Nominate your teacher to the Pittsburgh Pirates All Stars

Teachers have had some of the most difficult jobs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates in partnership with the Grable Foundation want to recognize teachers. Pirates President Travis Williams says, “As a […]

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.

Mt. Lebanon students assemble personal care kits for local families in need

Global Links’ goal is to collect 21,000 kits by the end of 2021.

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 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.” 

Center For Theater Arts provides much-needed outlet for Pittsburgh kids

Nothing will stop kids from dancing, singing and acting their hearts out.

Vacant Homestead church converted into rope challenge course

Old churches have been converted into all kinds of things in Pittsburgh — a brewery, restaurant, apartments — but this is one of the most unique.

Black Girls Equity Alliance reports shocking biases in Allegheny County

One of the key findings is that black girls are ten times more likely than white girls to be referred to juvenile justice.

Free webinar series to help parents and caregivers

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr joins David Highfield and Heather Abrahams on Pittsburgh Today Live to share about the “So Now What? Helping Parents and Caregivers Navigate Back-to-School” series. Free webinars […]

Eye Strain

How to protect your kids’ eyes during remote learning

“When they stop doing close work, the eye can still be turned in and then they see double or seem a bit dazed.“

Dr. G: How to support your kid’s mental health during back-to-school transition

Kids need to be with other kids, not just for fun, but for biological and developmental reasons.

Boys & Girls Clubs help support parents amid move to online learning

“We very much pride ourselves on never turning away families in need.”

Family-friendly summer fun activities in Pittsburgh


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