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Local mother wants to help other parents deal with bullying at school

If children are experiencing bullying at school, one tool for solving the situation is creating a “no contact agreement.” Details here.

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10 great places where families can volunteer in Pittsburgh

Where can families volunteer together in Pittsburgh? Check out our guide!

Liberty K-5's Dia de los Muertos event_photo by Shannon Konek

Volunteering at school can make a big difference in your child’s education. Here’s how.

Great ideas for volunteering at schools in the Pittsburgh area — and why it can help your kids succeed!

Photo of 412 Food Rescue co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo by Laura Petrilla.

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!

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Practical tips for easing kids’ social media anxiety

Our friends at Common Sense Media share great advice for helping kids handle social media anxiety.

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How better sleep can bring better mental health for Pittsburgh’s kids and parents

Advice from Pitt’s Sleep Center that can help the whole family feel happier and healthier.

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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.

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Guest editor Julius Boatwright on community mental health and how we can help young people be well 

Expert advice on helping your children — and yourself — be mentally healthy and well.

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Kindness in the Neighborhood: Educators around the world are bringing Mister Rogers’ wisdom into their daily work

Educators’ Neighborhood, an initiative at the Fred Rogers Center, helps educators around the world bring Fred Rogers’ messages into their teaching.

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.

New Brookings research explores the realities — and encouraging possibilities — of family-school engagement 

“It’s a real moment to transform how we do family/school engagement,” says CUE’s director. Parents “are really expecting to be more deeply engaged in their kids’ education.”

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.

The Parental Engagement Spotlight Report brings inspiring news of the growing bond between schools and families worldwide 

HundrED offers 12 great ideas from around the world to help schools and parents communicate and collaborate.

4 simple ways to help kids (and parents) get more organized this year

UPMC’s Amanda Ozanich shares practical strategies for getting organized and making bedtime routines and school mornings smoother for the whole family.

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Helping young people use their voices

Is your child is passionate about social issues or looking to have a voice in their community? There are many ways to support that goal right here in Pittsburgh. 

Expert advice on helping kids get creative with arts projects

How can parents help support their kids’ creativity around things related to the arts? 

Ideas from local experts on talking with kids about 9/11

Good advice from local experts and from our national partner Common Sense Media.

Two months, 200 new ideas and a chance to revolutionize parent engagement in education 

Here’s how the global Family Engagement Design Sprint is building on pandemic-fueled progress.

Introducing new parenting initiatives and resources from Kidsburgh

Kidsburgh joins Pittsburgh Today Live and looks ahead to new initiatives to help support parents.

3 small steps that can fill this school year with moments of joyful learning

All of us can help put joy at the center of learning for our kids. Here’s how.


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