It’s not just about the kids: 5 expert tips for parents on navigating holiday stress and sadness
Holiday stress and sadness can make this season feel less than jolly. This advice may help.
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage will bring sustainable living and a shared mission to the North Hills
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage “will offer easy connections with neighbors without sacrificing the privacy of our own home and yard.”
The 6 words my daughter said that proved my self-care wasn’t selfish
Self-care doesn’t make us bad parents. It makes us parents who aim to value our entire selves.
How many extracurricular activities are too many? These 8 ideas can help you find the answer.
Extracurricular activities are great. Downtime is, too.
Pittsburgh teens speak out: Catch episode 1 of PublicSource’s new podcast season
“I really did my research on not only problems, but also solutions … I’m very passionate about this.”
On the final days of #BeKind21, here’s how your kids can spread kindness throughout our region
Check out the final three #BeKind21 actions for kids and adults to do this week.
Expert advice: How to help teenagers with anxiety
Strategies and insight from the Counseling & Wellness Center of Pittsburgh.
Sponsored Content Missing a backpack and running late? Stay healthy and ease back-to-school stress with AHN Pediatrics.
School days and hectic mornings are back. You can ease the stress and keep the kids healthy with back-to-school suggestions from AHN Pediatrics.
Local foundation and WQED team up to reduce school bullying
This Pittsburgh-based foundation is fighting school bullying through an innovative education program.
New group therapy option for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh begins at UPMC
This new 10-week group therapy program is designed for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh.
Little Otter brings a new mental health resource to the Pittsburgh region
At the moment, there is no waiting list for mental healthcare from Little Otter.
FC Pride in the Park invites families to connect and celebrate the local LGBTQIA+ community
“Many Pride events are adult-focused, so hosting something kid-friendly for those who are maybe coming out or questioning their sexual identity is really welcoming.”
Advice from experts on talking with kids about mass shootings
Talking with kids about shootings can be difficult. These ideas and resources can help.
Mothers and mental health: “As a mom, I can sometimes feel like a shadow of myself”
We don’t hear enough about mothers and mental health. This essay offers
Sponsored Content If you’re stressed out, your kids might be too. AHN Pediatrics discusses dealing with emotions.
Take a deep breath and learn how to help children cope with their feelings with this advice on mental health from AHN Pediatrics.
Meet Zuri, the debut baby from Kool Image Dolls, a Pittsburgh-based, woman-owned company
“I never wanted to have a doll that is just a browner-colored replica of a Caucasian doll in the features.”
KDKA: Teen mental health is getting new attention
Teen mental health is getting valuable attention in Pittsburgh and beyond. Check out KDKA’s report.
Through ‘Listen, Lucy,’ Jordan Corcoran is helping local teens understand mental health
The Listen, Lucy program brings valuable mental health information and encouragement to local schools and beyond.
O’Hara family turns grief into the Positive Painting Project to create messages of hope
Talking is better than keeping it to yourself … It’s OK to not be OK.”
Two years after March 13, 2020, how has the pandemic changed Pittsburgh’s families?
That anniversary of March 13, 2020, is here. See the results of Kidsburgh’s pandemic-impact survey.