These two programs are helping pregnant women and new moms in Pittsburgh

Two local programs are tackling some of the toughest challenges women face during and right after pregnancy. Details here.

pittsburgh parks

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy releases their Summer Programming Guide

Looking for fun, free events at Pittsburgh parks? This new guide has all the info!

Maker Monday

Maker Monday, holiday edition: Let’s try making party hats!

Maker Monday is here to help you celebrate the Fourth of July!

playgrounds in Pittsburgh

12 parks and playgrounds in and around Pittsburgh that our readers love

We surveyed parents from around the region. Here are their thoughts on the top parks and playgrounds in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh resources

Help with childcare, youth organizing opportunities and more Pittsburgh resources to make your summer great

Check out these Pittsburgh resources for families.

food insecurity in Pittsburgh

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.

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A little kindness goes a long way: Teaching kids about autism and other disabilities

Christina Abernethy on the importance of teaching kids about autism and other disabilities, so they can treat others with respect.

Take a look at the Carnegie Library’s 12 Best Books for Babies

It’s here: the 2022 Best Books for Babies list from CLP.

LGBTQIA+ resources

Local and national LGBTQIA+ resources for youth and parents 

In Pittsburgh and beyond, these resources are available to offer information and support.

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

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

baby formula shortage

Updated information on navigating the baby formula shortage

For help with the baby formula shortage, see this advice from AHN.

7 questions to ask before sending your kids to summer camp in Pittsburgh

From pickup times to allergy issues, here are all the questions to ask about summer camp in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh playgrounds

Kidsburgh’s 2022 Pittsburgh Playgrounds and Parks survey: Tell us about your favorites

tell us what you look for when you’re seeking a playground or park, and tell us about the good ones you’ve found.

Kids of STEEL

How families can use Kids of STEEL and inspiration from the Pittsburgh Marathon to be healthy and have fun

Kids of STEEL gets thousands of families excited about running for health and for fun.

wonder with us

Free ‘Wonder With Us’ events invite kids and parents to talk with superstar artists about creating and caring

During these free “Wonder With Us” events, you and your kids can meet incredible creatives.

MomsWork

Squirrel Hill-based MomsWork offers free support for Pittsburgh’s working mothers

The Center for Women has rebranded as MomsWork and has shifted its focus to supporting working mothers.

Don't miss these 9 sensory-friendly programs for kids in Pittsburgh

Don’t miss these 8 sensory-friendly programs for kids in Pittsburgh

With April designated as Autism Awareness Month, we applaud these groups who welcome all with special programming.

elinor wonders why

4 great lessons everyone can learn (yes, even grownups!) from the PBS KIDS show “Elinor Wonders Why”

“Elinor Wonders Why” teaches viewers about science — and about the importance of asking questions.

Cooper Munroe

Guest Editor Cooper Munroe on building your community of mothers — and which Pittsburgh women can help you do it

Cooper Munroe’s kids are now grown, but her work remains focused on helping mothers navigate the challenge of daily life with little ones.


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